Amazon, Walmart Make Bold Moves in Healthcare…Again

Amazon, Walmart Make Bold Moves in Healthcare…Again

Mega companies like Walmart and Amazon keep pushing the envelope when it comes to healthcare. There seems to be no stopping these retail giants as they continue to forge ahead with the rollouts of new health services that are surely disrupting the status quo in...
Healthcare’s Smartest Investment Ever

Healthcare’s Smartest Investment Ever

You probably cringe when you see reports showing that Americans aren’t getting any healthier for the $3 trillion currently being spent on care. Reasons behind the weak return on investment include all the usual suspects: waste, poor patient engagement, administrative...
Interoperable Claims Data: Not Just a Pie in the Sky

Interoperable Claims Data: Not Just a Pie in the Sky

Among all the healthcare stakeholders, payers capture the most data. Their giant claims processing machines gather up information from the entire provider community, not just a single silo. Their patient records also contain a universe of clinical info that is...
Bay State Fits Food into the Continuum of Care

Bay State Fits Food into the Continuum of Care

Massachusetts is among the more aggressive innovators when it comes to healthcare, and is one of just a dozen states implementing a Medicaid ACO model. We’ll be curious to see how providers integrate social determinants of health into their value-based plans —...