Tag Archives: Healthcare

HIV-positive British living in Spain could lose healthcare post-Brexit

(Reuters Health) – British citizens with HIV who live in Spain could face serious healthcare challenges in the event of a no-deal Brexit, potentially risking public health at large, researchers say. A no-deal Brexit could leave many patients with HIV or other chronic conditions in the lurch after 2020, authors Jean McHale from the University… Read More »

Fitbit CEO sees critical role for wearable technology in healthcare

James Park, co-founder and CEO of Fitbit, contends that while wearable fitness trackers started as “nice to have” consumer devices, they are fast becoming “must have” technology for managing health. The company’s activity trackers, wireless-enabled wearable devices, measure data such as the number of steps walked, heart rate, quality of sleep, steps climbed, as well… Read More »

CMS chief unable to provide details on Trump healthcare plan

Dive Brief: CMS Administrator Seema Verma is unable to provide any details on President Donald Trump’s nebulous and long-promised healthcare plan, ostensibly for release in September. However, Verma did confirm the healthcare agency is “actively engaged in conversations” around the plan Thursday, noting CMS doesn’t have the ability to make more sweeping changes to bring down… Read More »