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November 6, 2014  1:53 PM

BSR’s guiding principles define access to healthcare

Scot Petersen Scot Petersen Profile: Scot Petersen
Affordable Care Act, health insurance, Healthcare, sustainable healthcare

NEW YORK -- The concept of access to healthcare in the U.S. is often a foregone conclusion, despite the millions of uninsured persons that led to the Affordable Care Act of 2010. But, in fact, access to healthcare on a global level is a much...

July 18, 2013  10:58 AM

Aetna launches CarePass mHealth app while pulling out of Calif. HIX

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
ACA, Aetna, CarePass, Google, health insurance, health insurance exchange, health reform, HIPAA, HIPAA omnibus rule, HIPAA security, HIX, mHealth, NSA, phr, PHRs and patient engagement

Last month, Aetna Inc. launched CarePass, a smartphone mHealth app that aggregates and dashboards data from many popular personal health and fitness apps such as FitBit, Jawbone, Lose It! and RunKeeper. The insurer's Vice President and CarePass lead Martha Wofford told SearchHealthIT that services...


November 8, 2012  2:14 PM

Insurers purchase HIE vendors to hedge against changing market

Ed Burns Ed Burns Profile: Ed Burns
ACO, Affordable Care Act, health insurance, HIE

The recent purchase of HIE vendor Certify Data Systems by insurance giant Humana raises some interesting questions about what kind of future health


May 7, 2010  11:55 AM

Federal committees take on ‘daunting’ electronic enrollment task

JeanD Profile: JeanD
electronic enrollment, health insurance

Officials and industry stakeholders leading the health IT efforts for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) were given their marching orders for managing the new tasks, including electronic enrollment in health insurance, required by the health reform...


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