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Healthcare Cost

We hear a lot about high health insurance premiums. Some of the high premiums have to do with the inefficiency of the health insurance industry, as written here last week. The basic reason for high premiums, however, is the high

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Electronic Payment and Healthcare Coupon Books

The way we pay for things is changing rapidly. Apple Pay can be used in millions of stores including at ACE Hardware, Best Buy, Crate and Barrel, Dunkin’ Donuts, KFC, Kohl’s, Macy’s, McDonald’s, PetsMart, Pizza Hut, Staples, Starbucks, Walgreen’s, and Whole

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Disrupting Healthcare

The State of the Union topics about tax reform, jobs, immigration, and infrastructure are all important, but what about healthcare? Healthcare represents nearly 20% of our economy, people are going bankrupt or dying because of the cost of drugs, basic

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Robots At Home

Robots will take on a much wider and more significant role in home healthcare than in surgery. Giraff Plus is a European healthcare project aiming to combine social interaction and long-term monitoring to help people live independently. The Giraff is

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Hospitals Attack High Drug Prices

Intermountain Healthcare is a Utah-based, not-for-profit system of 22 hospitals, a Medical Group with more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice clinicians at about 180 clinics. Generic drugs account for 85% of the drugs Intermountain’s hospitals and clinics administer. The generic

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