People don’t crave the latest fitness wearable. Their overwhelming preference is for simple applications that provide and organize information.
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- An s+b Roundtable: Highly focused and diversified, this industrial company grows through acquisition, customer-facing innovation, and continuous improvement.
- The way medicine is manufactured is about to be radically transformed.
- The health insurer is leading the way for the reformation of the U.S. healthcare system by saving consumers money and testing innovative ideas.
- Revolutionary changes in the delivery, financing, and management of healthcare present a choice: Do you want to be a gold miner or a bartender?
- Organizations are moving forward along an evolutionary spectrum, toward self-management, wholeness, and a deeper sense of purpose.
- For Aetna’s CEO, the lauded move to raise employee wages is just part of a broader strategy to adapt to changes in healthcare.
- Medicare’s big announcement on payment models is an inflection point in the transition from volume to value.
- New entrants and established players are racing to create the next generation of medical products and services.
- Brian Wansink explains how to help employees make healthy choices in Slim by Design.
- This four-part approach can help outpatient clinics treat more patients with the same facility and staff.
- The emergence of new technologies could convince physicians and insurers that patient-specific healthcare is here to stay.
- A somewhat radical proposal: all-inclusive treatment for a specific condition or procedure, at a preset price.
- As Medicare reimbursement rates continue to drop, three critical factors will separate the winners from the losers.
- Two broad themes will have the biggest impact on payors and providers: consumerization and the evolution of risk.
- Mobile technology is transforming the way that doctors and other providers deliver care.
- To be effective, a government needs the same thing as a business: good management.
- A bundled approach to treatment offers higher quality, lower costs, and a better experience for patients.