Tag Archives: Healthcare

Annual Change Healthcare report assesses state of healthcare

Change Healthcare has released its ninth annual Industry Pulse Survey assessing the state of the industry. Research for the report came from 185 healthcare leaders at high levels in their organizations, including providers, insurers, vendors and Change Healthcare customers, all of whom collaborate via the HealthCare Executive Group. The report is important, says Ferris Taylor,… Read More »

Black premature babies face racial disparities in healthcare, study says

Adobe Stock Images Black preemies face higher chances that they will receive poor prenatal care than white, Asian-American and Hispanic babies, and this is partially due to the quality of their parents’ healthcare as well as segregation, according to a JAMA Pediatrics study released last week. The study looked at black newborn babies born prematurely… Read More »

The Power & Perils of Unconventional Healthcare Partnerships

By LYGEIA RICCIARDI  Last week’s announcement by Aetna and Apple of their Attain “experience” designed to enable Aetna members to achieve better health using the Apple watch was the latest in a series of partnerships vying to shake up healthcare from an unconventional angle. Others include Amazon-Berkshire Hathaway-JP Morgan’s collaboration to reshape health insurance, and… Read More »