Neel Shah, MD, on Healthcare Costs and Medical Technology

Neel Shah, MD, on Healthcare Costs and Medical Technology »

13 Feb, 2015
People
Neel Shah is not your typical physician. After three years of medical school at Brown University, Shah became passionate about the high cost of healthcare when he saw patients struggling to pay their medical bills. He came to the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and, after learning more about health policy and economics, founded…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

6 Feb, 2015
News
We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: An athenahealth building on their Watertown campus. Photo via the Boston Herald. 1. athenahealth & BIDMC Join EHR Forces Earlier this week, Massachusetts healthcare innovation giant athenahealth announced that they will be joining forces with Beth Israel Deaconess…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

30 Jan, 2015
News
The Apple Watch will ship in April 2015, according to mobihealthnews. We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: 1. Government Overhauls Medicare Payments to Doctors & Hospitals You've heard the complaint before - Obamacare rewards quantity over quality, leaving physicians in the ethically tough spot…
Digital Health to the Rescue: 6 Can’t-Miss Insights from the NY eHealth Collaborative’s Digital Health Conference

Digital Health to the Rescue: 6 Can’t-Miss Insights from the NY eHealth Collaborative’s Digital Health Conference »

Dr. Eric Topol presents his keynote at the New York eHealth conference. Photo via @Colin_Hung. Digital health has helped transcend care management by engaging patients and democratizing healthcare. The New York eHealth Collaborative’s Fourth Annual Digital Health Conference convened earlier last week to understand this idea, hoping to shape changes in…
New Payment Model Lowers Healthcare Spending

New Payment Model Lowers Healthcare Spending »

25 Nov, 2014
CompaniesNews
Price transparency photo via PiperReport. American healthcare is expensive. With patient costs skyrocketing and insurance companies collecting high premiums, many healthcare activists have taken up the payment reform cause, looking at different areas of the system for solutions. In a new study from Harvard Medical School (HMS), researchers looked at the attempt to…
Harnessing Digital Technology to Improve Personal Health

Harnessing Digital Technology to Improve Personal Health »

Clifford Goldsmith, MD, Managing Director of US Providers at Microsoft Corporation, and Samantha Lifson, Marketing & Events Manager at Janssen Labs, network with guests at the October 14, 2014 digital health event. All photos by Monica Miller. For many centuries physicians have been our healthcare leaders. But today technology is changing that dynamic,…
Direct Primary Care & FitBits: Life with AtlasMD

Direct Primary Care & FitBits: Life with AtlasMD »

1 Aug, 2014
Companies
Josh Umbehr, MD, Founder of AtlasMD You don’t have car insurance for gasoline. Why have health insurance for family medicine? There are a number of innovations and care delivery models happening all across the US. What are physicians doing? What are they doing? What's working? AtlasMD is a direct primary care…

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