Tag Archives: Healthcare

Survey: More Than Half of Healthcare CIOs Lack Strong Trust in Their Data

Artificial intelligence (AI) tools and machine learning technologies hold the promise of transforming healthcare and there is ongoing discuss about how much of an impact AI and machine learning will have on the practice of medicine and on the business of healthcare overall. In a recent study, researchers from New York City-based Mount Sinai Hospital… Read More »

Healthcare price growth significantly outpaces inflation

Healthcare prices continue to rise across the country, according to a new study. Over a five-year period, healthcare prices increased in 111 out of 112 metro areas analyzed by the Health Care Cost Institute. The outlier was Durham-Chapel Hill, N.C., where prices dropped 5% from 2012 to 2016, HCCI’s analysis of 1.78 billion commercial health… Read More »

Editorial: Climate change and the immigrant caravan's impact 
on healthcare

The caravan of Central American migrants making 
its way north may well determine the future of 
healthcare in America. If enough voters are swayed by President Donald Trump’s demagogic demonization of those unfortunate souls—this year’s October surprise—the Republicans will retain control of Congress and the protections and insurance expansion contained in the Affordable Care Act… Read More »