Amazon Prepares to Move into Healthcare

January 31, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Amazon building healthcare
The first retail clinics in the US appeared in 2000, and quickly grew to several hundred.  Their number [MORE]

Walmart’s Healthcare “Super Center”

January 14, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Walmart Health
Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, has been exploring healthcare offerings for more than a decade.  Now, the company has [MORE]

AI Coming to Primary Care

January 7, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Automated image analysis
“With more than 500 million patient visits annually, primary care is a prime area where artificial intelligence can [MORE]

CMS Expands Telemedicine Services

December 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Telemedicine consultation
Last month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid changed the 2019 “Physician Fee Schedule and the Quality Payment Program [MORE]

Medical Schools of the Near Future

September 24, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

With medicine going through what may be its greatest transformation since the beginning of germ theory, medical schools are [MORE]

Cleveland Clinic’s New Personalized Healthcare Center

March 22, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cleveland Clinic’s new Center for Personalized Healthcare aims to use healthcare IT more effectively in tailoring an integrated approach to [MORE]

Telemedicine Brings Efficiency to Primary Care

September 21, 2010 | | Posted in Expert Interviews,Resources

Dr. Alan Dappen Founder of DocTalker Family Medicine and doctokr, Inc. describes an innovative, responsive, primary care practice that uses [MORE]

A Primary Care Physician’s Perspective on Medicine and Money

September 21, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dr. Alan Dappen
Dr. Alan Dappen, who spoke at last year’s Medical Automation Conference, writes a blog about primary care [MORE]

Half-Million $ Grants for Remote Monitoring

February 9, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

The Center for Technology & Aging, a not-for-profit organization in Oakland, CA, has a RFP for remote monitoring of [MORE]

Implant for Remote Heart Monitoring

February 17, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

On Feb. 16, Medtronic announced its new implantable heart monitor, “Reveal XT,” as part of its Care Link Network.  A [MORE]

Tracking US Health

January 20, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

The National Academies’ Institute of Medicine has recommended 20 health indicators to aid in measuring the nation’s public health and [MORE]

Priceline for Healthcare

October 28, 2008 | | Posted in Newsletter

HealthPartners, a non-profit HMO in Bloomington, MN, has put its prices for 83 procedures online.  These include five high volume [MORE]