Tag Archives: healthcare

Senate committee proposes massive bill to lower healthcare costs

Providers and payers were hit with a series of proposed legislation, policies and court action this week that affects drug prices, surprise bills and their contracts. This includes Senate and House committee bills to lower drug costs and for single-payer healthcare, a Health and Human Services announcement ending LGBT discrimination protections in the Affordable Care… Read More »

DispatchHealth teaming up with Philips to bring on-demand healthcare to seniors

Dive Brief: Mobile urgent care provider DispatchHealth is partnering with Philips in an effort to improve access to care and reduce costs by bringing on-demand healthcare services to seniors in their homes. The pilot program — available to select Arizona members of Mercy Care — provides emergency, primary and palliative care services without the need… Read More »

How to address disparities in access to healthcare information

Addressing disparities in access to health information is a challenge given the diverse sources of information and users’ trust in and preference for one source over another. Not an issue to be taken lightly, an individual’s ability to access credible health information directly impacts decision-making and health outcomes. Therefore, patient engagement is an important subject… Read More »