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    5 Important Healthcare Predictions For 2018

    As an industry, healthcare is exploding and is an increasingly interesting space for investors. If you’re thinking about taking the plunge and investing in the space, there are some broader macro trends to be aware of. Based on some extensive research by Thessalus Capital, who are experts in the healthcare field and come with a […] More

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    Blockchain Will Link Payer, Provider, Patient Data Like Never Before

    The next big healthcare technology innovation will increase transparency and save money. Blockchain is poised to become the next big healthcare innovation, and both insurance and provider organizations see real value in it. The technology that began with Bitcoin in 2009 promises to provide the safe, interoperable sharing of real-time data between providers, payers and [...]
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    IoT for Healthcare — A $163 Billion Opportunity

    Wearables, mobile apps, data-based diagnostics and more could revolutionize the way patients access and receive medical services. Internet of Things Enabled Healthcare Healthcare is a highly valuable albeit highly contentious industry. Soaring costs, complex insurance regulations used at times as much for political leverage as for ensuring patient care, overworked doctors and nurses, and ongoing [...]
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    Does Blockchain Have A Place In Healthcare?

    The blockchain concept is still widely misunderstood Blockchain technology is making headlines everywhere. If you have recently attended any tech events it is highly likely that you came out of them having heard just that bit more about it. Everybody is talking about blockchain--from the President of the United States to the Nigerian government. Despite all the hype, [...]
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    Senate Bill Expands Use Of Telehealth, Remote Patient Monitoring

    Six U.S. senators have introduced legislation seeking to remove barriers to the use of telehealth and remote patient monitoring for Medicare beneficiaries. Sens. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), John Thune (R-S.D.), Benjamin Cardin (D-Maryland), and Mark Warner (D-Va.) introduced the bipartisan Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) […] More

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    In Major Defeat for Trump, Push to Repeal Health Law Fails

    WASHINGTON — House Republican leaders, facing a revolt among conservatives and moderates in their ranks, pulled legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act from consideration on the House floor Friday in a major defeat for President Trump on the first legislative showdown of his presidency. “We’re going to be living with Obamacare for the foreseeable […] More