Tag Archives: healthcare

Californians increasingly concerned about access to mental healthcare and rising cost of care

Mental healthcare access remains a top priority for nine in 10 Californians, while the rising cost of physical and mental healthcare is causing increasing numbers of Californians to struggle to pay for prescription drugs, medical bills, and healthcare premiums, finds a new poll from the California Health Care Foundation. The poll, Health Care Priorities and… Read More »

Out-of-Pocket Costs for Diabetes Medicine Eliminated – Managed Healthcare Executive

CVS Health recently announced a new solution eliminating member out-of-pocket costs associated with all diabetes prescription medications, including insulin, according to a news release. Offered through the company’s pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), CVS Caremark, RxZERO enables employers and health plan sponsors to leverage formulary and plan design approaches which will offer all categories of diabetes… Read More »

5 technologies that are poised to disrupt the healthcare supply chain

The supply chain has carved out a critical role for itself as the healthcare industry shifts to a value-based model. In today’s evolving business environment, a data-rich supply chain contains the fuel that will help healthcare stakeholders tackle big industry challenges, including reducing variation through insights into which products work best for which patients. In… Read More »

Healthcare Might Look Good in Plaid

By KIM BELLARD I don’t really follow FinTech — I can’t even keep up with HealthTech! — but it caught my eye when Visa announced that it was acquiring FinTech company Plaid for $ 5.3b; a 2018 funding round valued the company at $ 2.65b.  A 100% increase in valuation within a year suggests that something important… Read More »

Getting Healthcare Providers Paid in Real-Time. FOR REAL. | Seth Cohen, Ooda Health

Health Tech Dec 23, 2019• BY JESSICA DAMASSA, WTF HEALTH Disruption of the healthcare payment model? We’re IN! Meet Ooda Health a two-year old startup that is working to change the way healthcare is paid for by changing WHEN it’s paid for: BEFORE the patient leaves the hospital or doctor’s office. How can we possibly… Read More »