Tag Archives: healthcare

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 »

The Power & Perils of Unconventional Healthcare Partnerships

By LYGEIA RICCIARDI  Last week’s announcement by Aetna and Apple of their Attain “experience” designed to enable Aetna members to achieve better health using the Apple watch was the latest in a series of partnerships vying to shake up healthcare from an unconventional angle. Others include Amazon-Berkshire Hathaway-JP Morgan’s collaboration to reshape health insurance, and… Read More »