Data-Enabled Strategy for the Social Determinants of Health

April 17, 2018

Social determinants of health (SDOH) has turned into the feel-good buzzword of the year. Broadly defined,…

Preventing the Next Cambridge Analytica from using your Medical Records

April 12, 2018

Most healthcare pundits can agree that patients should be in control of their data. There’s actually enough momentum…

How many visits does it take to get an ACL done?

April 6, 2018

In August, I tore my MCL, ACL, and possibly my meniscus. Of course, I didn’t know at the…

Is This the Beginning of a Real Disruption in Healthcare?

February 23, 2018

When Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, and Jamie Dimon get together, they have interesting conversations. When they make a …

How Censoring Words like Fetus, Transgender, and Evidence-based Could Impact Public Health

January 18, 2018

The Washington Post headline was chilling: “CDC gets list of forbidden words: Fetus, transgender,…

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How Will the CVS-Aetna Merger Transform the Patient Care Landscape?

December 19, 2017

In announcing its deal to acquire Aetna, CVS Health President and CEO Larry J. Merlo promised that they will “remake the consumer health experience” by merging the analytics of Aetna with the human touch of CVS. The resulting business promises to “provide consumers with a better experience, reduced costs, and improved access to health care experts.”

Revelations from DC: We’re All on the Same Side

September 28, 2017

This past week, I’ve been at America’s Health Insurance Plan’s (AHIP) National Conferences on…

Counterpoint: Digital Health is Just Getting Started

September 14, 2017

  Recently, CNBC posted an article by Rob Coppedge titled “Digital Health is…

A Brief Explanation of MACRA

September 12, 2017

Earlier this year, the first measures included in the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA)…

The Internet Already Knows Everything About You (Apple Watch and Aetna Rumors)

August 16, 2017

CNBC drops a rumor about Aetna providing Apple Watches to their members… the internet responds,…

Last Week in Healthcare: Who’s Behind the Senate’s Secret Healthcare Bill?

June 12, 2017

While the rest of the world tuned into last week’s episode of…