Digital health has the potential to save $46 billion a year in health spending

New research determines that there are now 318,500 health-related consumer apps, yet most apps have been downloaded fewer than 5,000 times. Existing digital health products hold the ...

For The Insured But Cash-Strapped, Free Health Clinics Still Have A Place

Denise Johnson works two jobs, but neither of them offers health insurance to part-timers like her. She signed up for a marketplace plan this year, but for routine medical care Johnson ...

Medical bill payment solution: Patient mortgages

The prices of specialized healthcare services continue to skyrocket and some policy experts have suggested a new payment alternative for patients: Mortgages. A prominent Harvard oncologist ...

Price Transparency May Lower $27 Billion in Healthcare

Price transparency or providing incentives to direct consumer behavior would actually have minimal effect on reducing healthcare spending. Price transparency in the healthcare industry ...

Can Medicare-for-All Save You 73% on Your Doctor’s Bill?

“What a Medicare for All program does is finally provide in this country healthcare for every man, woman and child as a right.” — Sen. Bernie Sanders “I don’t ...

A No-Wait ER At 1/10th The Cost And Half The Time

In “I’ve Seen The Future Of Healthcare. I Like What I See,” I noted ZOOM+ had a radically different approach to emergency rooms. Now that ZOOM+ is also a health plan, it’s logical ...

Is This Startup the New Model for Health Care?

American health care may be a mess, but many founders clamor to fix it. Among them: physician Rushika Fernandopulle, whose Boston-based company, Iora, reworks the primary care experience. ...

Could Remote Health Monitoring Cut Healthcare Costs?

Remote health monitoring continues to be an important method of care among physicians and other healthcare professionals who have included the practice among their heart disease patient ...

Rise In Healthcare Costs Drives New Look At Alternatives

Florida lawmakers are bracing for budget holes despite figures showing the state could end up with another year of surplus. The cost driver: healthcare. Healthcare concerns, more ...

3 Keys to Shifting How We Pay for Health Care

n 1998, Ben Lecomte became the first person to swim across the Atlantic. It took him 73 days to complete the 3,716-mile journey. When asked how he managed each day to confront the vast ...
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