Volume 3 Issue 9: Industry News

New Partnership Aims to Launch Employer Bundled Payment Programs By: Les Masterson Healthcaredive.com – Dive Brief: The National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions, a nonprofit network of business coalitions that includes more than 12,000 purchasers covering 45 million Americans, is partnering with Remedy Partners to create bundled payment programs. The initiative is

Volume 3, Issue 8: Industry News

Consumers Like Telehealth, But Still Prefer Face-to-Face Healthcare By: Eric Wicklund, MHealth Intelligence mhealthintelligence.com - Consumers are eager to have their doctors use telehealth – but many haven’t tried the technology themselves, and they’re not convinced it’s as good as an in-person exam. Those somewhat contradictory points, made in a survey conducted late

Volume 3, Issue 7: Industry News

PRESS RELEASE: AVIZIA AND VEEMED PARTNER TO ENABLE SEAMLESS, POWERFUL TELEHEALTH PROGRAMS RESTON, Va. & SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Avizia, powering system-wide telehealth, has announced its partnership with VeeMed, a leading provider of physician services for telehealth. The partnership aligns Avizia’s system-wide telehealth platform with VeeMed’s provider services for

Volume 3, Issue 6: Industry News

MEDICAL TRAVEL COMPANIONS: THE UNSUNG CAREGIVERS By: Laura Carabello Wphealthcarenews.com - Among those who travel across the country or around the world to seek affordable, quality healthcare, 83 percent travel with a companion. Whether undergoing treatments or recovery, the physical and moral support that these caregiver/companions bring to medical travel patients is

Volume 3, Issue 5: Industry News

LEARN FROM THE MASTERS IN DATA-DRIVEN HEALTHCARE PURCHASING: 2018 HEALTH DATAPALOOZA   Lisa Woods, Sr. Director Health Care Benefits Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Robert S. Mecklenburg, MD Medical Director, Center for Health Care Solutions Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington Ruth Coleman, RN, MA Founder Health Design Plus MODERATOR Laura Carabello CPR Strategic Marketing Communications Editor & Publisher: www.medicaltraveltoday.com Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:45–12:00 Washington Hilton, Washington, D.C. You’re

Volume 3, Issue 4: Industry News

The Year’s Severe Flu Exposes a Serious Flaw in our Medical System By: Morten Wendelbo, Christine Crudo Blackburn TheConversation.com - Flu season in the U.S. typically peaks in February, but this year’s outbreak is already one of the worst on record. As of Jan. 6, 20 children have died from the flu,

Volume 3, Issue 3: Industry News

PRESS RELEASE: DOCTORGLOBE INTRODUCES A NEW HEALTHCARE CASE-MANAGEMENT PLATORM NAMED “SURGERATE” DoctorGlobe, America’s first and only domestic online hospital-shopping platform, has launched an innovative surgery case-management tool named “Surgerate”. Surgerate helps pre-certification, concierge, and case-management teams to seamlessly find the most efficient hospitals for their health plans’ participants in need of

Volume 3, Issue 2: Industry News

PRESS RELEASE: FRIENDS AND FAMILY OF WEST CALDWELL FIREFIGHTER, TIM ZYLA, ISSUE DESPERATE PLEA FOR LIFE-SAVING KIDNEY DONOR AS WIFE/DONOR MATCH TAKES ILL  WIFE ANN MARIE IS DONOR MATCH BUT NOW ELIMINATED WITH ONSET OF LIFE-THREATENING ILLNESS  FAIRFIELD, NJ – Tim Zyla, former chief and member of the Fairfield, NJ

Volume 3, Issue 1: Industry News

PRESS RELEASE: Brain Injury Association of America Recognizes Administration’s Opioid Emergency Declaration; Calls for More  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact: William Dane (512) 987-0101 wdane@biausa.org Vienna, Va. – The Brain Injury Association of America salutes the Trump Administration for directing the Department of Health and Human Services to declare the nation’s opioid crisis a public health

Volume 2, Issue 25: Industry News

Medical tourism market grows as patients travel to and from US fiercehealthcare.com -- The growing trend of medical tourism is becoming more important for patients traveling both to and from the United States. For example, Indiana University Health’s increasing focus on medical tourism is providing both the healthcare system and the state’s economy with a financial shot