Realms of Healthcare and Business
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Realms of Healthcare and Business
Keeping the eye on ever changing dynamics of two apparently distinct but interconnected realms of healthcare and business.
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Humana CEO: We need technology innovations 'biting at our heels'

Humana CEO: We need technology innovations 'biting at our heels' | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Technology will make some aspects of healthcare less expensive and others more costly, but increasing competition will keep the industry on its toes, Humana CEO Bruce Boussard says in an interview with Fortune.
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Red States Pressured To Expand Medicaid As Care Contrasts Emerge

Red States Pressured To Expand Medicaid As Care Contrasts Emerge | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Pressure is building on states to go along with the expansion of Medicaid benefits under the Affordable Care Act as new studies and financial reports from health care companies point out stark differences between states treating more poor Americans and those that aren’t. One of the nation’s largest hospital operators, Tenet [...]
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Scientists who corral big data projects become high-tech stars

Scientists who corral big data projects become high-tech stars | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
New career track pays up to $300,000 for those able to analyze mounds of data and write algorithms that can put the insights to work in industries as varied as retailing, finance and match-making.
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What the Recent Obamacare Rulings Mean for Your Company

If the courts ultimately decide that 36 states don't qualify for Obamacare subsidies, it might free some businesses from the obligation to provide health coverage. But for 2015, you're still probably on the hook.
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Health information exchanges introduce patient consent questions

Health information exchanges introduce patient consent questions | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
As physicians, hospitals and health systems increasingly share patient data between providers and across healthcare organizations, the issue of patient consent becomes critical. Should patients
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What I Learned About Health Care When My Cat Died

What I Learned About Health Care When My Cat Died | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
My cat's death led me to rethink my ideas about healthcare, technology, and how we pay for them, and most of all about the role of doctors and their relationships with human patients.
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Venture capitalists continue pouring money into digital health

Venture capitalists continue pouring money into digital health | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Wall Street may or may not be going through its long-awaited correction these days, but regardless, it still seems to have a hearty appetite for digital health initial public offerings. That appetite is provoking venture capitalists to fund ever-more startups. Through June of this year, $2.3 billion has been sunk into digital health offerings compared with $2 billion in all of 2013, reports digital healthcare accelerator Rock Health.
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Doctor On Demand raises $21M, adds Comcast as customer and Branson as investor

Doctor On Demand raises $21M, adds Comcast as customer and Branson as investor | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
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Practice Fusion acquires after-hours patient-physician consultations company Ringadoc

Practice Fusion acquires after-hours patient-physician consultations company Ringadoc | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
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The 10 most in-demand clinician specialties

The 10 most in-demand clinician specialties | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Family medicine physicians are still the most sought-after specialty — for the eight year in a row, healthcare staffing firm Merritt Hawkins found family medicine physicians to be the most in-demand clinician specialty based on staffing requests the firm receives.
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Tufts Medical Center and ATON Partners Announce Formation of CereVasc, LLC

Tufts Medical Center and ATON Partners Announce Formation of CereVasc, LLC | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
BOSTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tufts Medical Center and ATON Partners, LLC today announced  the...
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From A Clothing Business In Pakistan To A Wall Street Firm -- Lessons From A Serial Female Entrepreneur

From A Clothing Business In Pakistan To A Wall Street Firm -- Lessons From A Serial Female Entrepreneur | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Shama Zehra is founder and CEO of newly-launched Aligned Independent Advisors, a boutique independent advisory firm on Wall Street. It’s still a male-dominated area of finance, just 13% of brokers and advisors are female but Zehra’s unlikely to be unfazed. As a glance at her career path proves - engineer, business-owner, [...]
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Google to collect data to create a full picture of what a healthy human being is

Google to collect data to create a full picture of what a healthy human being is | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Called Baseline Study, Google's project will gather anonymous genetic and molecular information to create a full picture of what a healthy human is.
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Glimpse the Future at Singularity University’s GSP 2014 Closing Ceremony August 21

Glimpse the Future at Singularity University’s GSP 2014 Closing Ceremony August 21 | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Join Singularity University August 21 at Mountain View's Computer History Museum for the 2014 Graduate Studies Program closing ceremony—a
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Easier loans? Credit score changes affect millions

Easier loans? Credit score changes affect millions | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The FICO credit scoring system will no longer penalize failures to pay if the issue has been resolved, the WSJ reported.
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Milton Glaser on Why You Should Only Work With People You Like

Design guru Milton Glaser explains why your relationship with your co-workers will ultimately determine your success.
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Malcolm Gladwell on Why You Shouldn't Hire for Talent

The best-selling author explains why individuals who have failed before have a distinct advantage over the most talented job candidates.
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Should a Terminal Cancer Patient Follow the Social Secuity Office's Advice to Take Benefits Immediately?

Should a Terminal Cancer Patient Follow the Social Secuity Office's Advice to Take Benefits Immediately? | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Social Security may be your largest or one of your largest assets. How you manage it, by deciding which benefits to collect and when, can make an absolutely huge difference to your lifetime benefits. And those with the highest past covered earnings have the most to gain from maximizing their [...]
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Catholic system bets on telemedicine

Catholic system bets on telemedicine | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
As payment moves to value-based models, telemedicine could become an important part of the hospital's financial future. One health system is already planning on the financial benefits by creating a standalone virtual medical center.
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How to Adopt an Entrepreneurial Mindset

How to Adopt an Entrepreneurial Mindset | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Making the transition from everyday employee to enterprising entrepreneur is often the most daunting aspect of launching a company.
However, Employee to Entrepreneur is here to equip you with the ...
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Billionaire doc Patrick Soon-Shiong aims to redefine cancer care

Billionaire doc Patrick Soon-Shiong aims to redefine cancer care | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong is one of the most well-known surgeons in healthcare. He's worth billions of dollars, thanks to several medical and pharmaceutical breakthroughs. He's also a minority owner of the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers. So why has he decided to take a job with Renton, Wash.-based Providence Health & Services? Simple. He wants to help redefine cancer care through genomic medicine.
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The Rise of Innovation Districts: A New Geography of Innovation in America

The Rise of Innovation Districts: A New Geography of Innovation in America | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Innovation districts are geographic areas where leading-edge companies, research institutions, start-ups, and business incubators are located in dense proximity. Bruce Katz and Julie Wagner explain how these districts facilitate new connections and ideas, accelerate the commercialization of those ideas, and support metropolitan economies by growing jobs in ways that leverage their distinct economic position.
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Cerner To Buy Siemens Health IT Business For $1.3 Billion

Cerner To Buy Siemens Health IT Business For $1.3 Billion | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Cerner, the provider of electronic health records run by billionaire Neal Patterson, is purchasing the health care information technology business of German industrial conglomerate Siemens for $1.3 billion. The deal, which values the Siemens business at slightly more than one times sales, will increase Cerner's annual revenue from about $3 billion last [...]
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This Inflatable Incubator Brings Baby-Saving Tech To The Developing World

This Inflatable Incubator Brings Baby-Saving Tech To The Developing World | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Places like refugee camps aren't great places to be born, but new cheap and easy-to-transport neonatal tech might make it a little safer.
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