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, some in favor of…

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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…

Obamacare vs. Trumpcare: The Town Hall Debate Coming to a City Near You

June 5, 2017

One of the most interesting (and encouraging) byproducts of the ongoing battle to repeal and replace…

Last Week in Healthcare: Apple Tips Its Wrist

May 22, 2017

Rumors have been whispered for years now—Apple is…

Last Week in Healthcare: Massive Cyber Attack Nearly Shuts Down the NHS

May 15, 2017

One of these weeks, I’m going to share a heartwarming story about a healthcare discovery that…

Last Week in Healthcare: Trumpcare Passes the House

May 8, 2017

Last week, the House voted to pass the American Healthcare Act. The bill, finalized 24 hours…

Last Week in Healthcare: Trumpcare Round II

May 1, 2017

Once again, questions about the Affordable Care Act were the biggest news of the week. The…