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What is value-based healthcare?

Healthcare is a hot issue that can be buried under tons of words. Solutions sometimes are presented via buzzwords that the average end user will have the impression of understanding without actually grasping the implications. One such buzzword is “value-based payments” or “value-based healthcare”.
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Google healthcare knowledge graph: a step towards the consumer

A couple of days ago, Prem Ramaswami, a Google product manager announced that Google will start displaying relevant medical facts in the answer box we started to get familiar with or within an app on your smartphone.
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Airline standardization vs. healthcare craftsmanship: a short comment

Recently, Eric Just published a post in HealthcareITnews making an interesting analogy / contrast between the airline industry and healthcare industry. If you are as surprised as I was when first going through the title and the first few lines of text, don’t worry; my guess is that it was an intentional attention-grabber (that happens to work).
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USA Healthcare: predicted trends 2015 (Part 4)

“Health care delivery will be revolutionized by 1990, with most large metropolitan areas having implemented vertically-integrated health facilities coordinated by computer… [including] physicians’ offices, neighborhood health care centers, hospitals, university medical centers, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers and home health care.” - a quote from 1978 by Gideon Gartner,....
Today we talk about the not-so-futuristic DNA mapping.
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USA Healthcare: predicted trends 2015 (Part 3)

“Health care delivery will be revolutionized by 1990, with most large metropolitan areas having implemented vertically-integrated health facilities coordinated by computer… [including] physicians’ offices, neighborhood health care centers, hospitals, university medical centers, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers and home health care.” - a quote from 1978 by Gideon Gartner,....
Today we talk about the physician extenders.
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USA Healthcare: predicted trends 2015 (Part 2)

“Health care delivery will be revolutionized by 1990, with most large metropolitan areas having implemented vertically-integrated health facilities coordinated by computer… [including] physicians’ offices, neighborhood health care centers, hospitals, university medical centers, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers and home health care.” - a quote from 1978 by Gideon Gartner,....
Today we talk about the proactive healthcare.
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USA Healthcare: predicted trends 2015 (Part 1)

“Health care delivery will be revolutionized by 1990, with most large metropolitan areas having implemented vertically-integrated health facilities coordinated by computer… [including] physicians’ offices, neighborhood health care centers, hospitals, university medical centers, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers and home health care.” - a quote from 1978 by Gideon Gartner,....
Today we talk about the mobile.
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