IR-2019-01, January 7, 2019 WASHINGTON ― Despite the government shutdown, the Internal Revenue Service today confirmed that it will process tax returns beginning January 28, 2019 and provide refunds to taxpayers as scheduled. “We are committed to ensuring that taxpayers receive their refunds notwithstanding the government shutdown. I […]
Organizations Join Forces to Expand Delivery of Personalized, Innovative Care Models DENVER, Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Paladina Health, an innovative national leader in direct primary care services, has acquired Activate Healthcare, a transformative healthcare provider offering customized services to employers and unions for preventive and primary medical care. […]
Insuring its 2.2 million workers across the world is Walmart’s second-largest expense on its profit and loss statement, behind wages, a company executive says. Rising health-care costs are also cutting into its potential sales as customers have to spend more of their income on medicine and doctor’s visits […]
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There is a growing “mobile first” healthcare trend — where consumers want to preform everyday tasks + utilize services on their smartphones.
A survey by Metova, a provider of mobile, connected care, connected home and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, found that 80 percent of consumers would be more likely to visit a doctor or seek treatment if they could see the exact out-of-pocket cost on their smartphone. And, three-quarters […]
Healthcare, Microsoft, WBA | Two big names are putting their heads together in a partnership aimed at innovating and improving health care.
Walgreens Boots Alliance and Microsoft establish strategic partnership to transform health care delivery — Microsoft, Walgreens to Leverage AI for Retail-Style Healthcare January 15 2019 Companies aim to improve health outcomes and lower overall costs with enhanced digital and retail experiences and an R&D commitment to build health care […]
International Spine Institute’s Dr. Marco Rodriguez Using Stem Cell Therapy Instead of Spinal Surgery to Relieve Chronic Low Back Pain
BATON ROUGE, La., Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Marco Rodriguez, MD is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon and founder of the International Spine Institute. He offers regenerative stem cell therapy instead of spinal surgery to relieve chronic low back pain caused by degenerative disc disease for qualified […]
A private Seattle – based healthcare pioneer that paved the way for Concierge Medicine in the mid nineties evolved into a model that now serves as “Health Asset Managers” for people of extraordinary wealth who want to protect their health much in the same way they do when […]
EDITOR: The Healthy Habits and Hobbies of Great Doctors Every Patient Wants to Know — A Dive into the New Research Behind “Social Prescribing”
“I’ve had the amazing opportunity over many years now to meet hundreds of talented Doctors that are urban farmers, fantastic cooks, authors of their own self-help books, super-Moms, competitive bass angler or fisherman, avid hikers, pilots, great fathers, beginner tennis players and even competitive, world-class tennis players who […]
By Michael Tetreault, Editor/Author, Father & Patient Last Updated: December 2018/January 2019 Edition – The concierge medicine and direct primary care health industry is just like any other industry — it has many success stories, but it also has a few stories of woe. When choosing a […]