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Amazon Care pilot program for Seattle employees

The program features both telehealth and in-home care services that include clinical laboratory testing. It’s for employees only at this point. Remember that Amazon Go’s cashier-free stores began this way too. Relentless.com is coming for healthcare. | learn more

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When is fraudulent billing not fraud?

When it happens in healthcare! “Much of what we accept as legal in medical billing would be regarded as fraud in any other sector.” I’m reminded of Shakespeare and roses smelling as sweet by any other name. “So what is […]

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Why some CEOs support ‘Medicare for All’

The crux of this is something I’ve been talking about for a while: why in the world is your employer involved in your healthcare? “While national business groups fight the single-payer concept, the founder and CEO of a large Pennsylvania […]

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Cut your healthcare bill by paying cash

This doesn’t surprise me, and shouldn’t surprise you anymore. But it is an interesting article from the WSJ. “Hospitals and other providers increasingly are offering prices far below what they charge though insurance.” | learn more

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EHR ‘gag clauses’ may soon come off

As I peel back more layers of the health care system onion, I really appreciate some of the nuances that this industry has developed. In this case, it seems that a lot of the big Electronic Health Record software vendors […]

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Healthcare industry bankruptcy activity on the rise.

Petition11 is a great newsletter that covers “disruption from the vantage point of the disrupted”. That’s right – they cover the distressed companies that are or soon will end up in bankruptcy court. This week: Trident Holding Company LLC, a […]