Tag Archives: Healthcare

HIV-positive British living in Spain could lose healthcare post-Brexit

(Reuters Health) – British citizens with HIV who live in Spain could face serious healthcare challenges post-Brexit, potentially risking public health at large, researchers say. A no-deal Brexit could leave many patients with HIV or other chronic conditions in the lurch, the researchers write the journal AIDS. “We’re not scare-mongering. We’re indicating to patients that… Read More »

Why healthcare organizations should take a fresh look at online posts

For the first time, a medical practice received a HIPAA fine as a result of an online post. The settlement provides a clear lesson on the limitations of social media for healthcare organizations and the need to carefully consider what information will be posted before clicking submit. The resolution agreement resolving the issue reveals that… Read More »

Naturopathy is poised to ‘disrupt’ health-care status quo, proponents of controversial practice say

Its practitioners have a “philosophical aversion” to prescription drugs, embrace homeopathy — a practice experts dismiss as scientifically preposterous  — and believe vitamin supplements can alter the course of incurable diseases. Now, proponents of naturopathy say the practice is poised to ultimately “disrupt” the status quo in health care. A new commentary argues naturopathy fulfills… Read More »

Time To Talk About Healthcare Total Cost Of Ownership – Forbes

This Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 photo shows HealthCare.gov website on a computer screen in New York. The … [+] sign-up period for next year’s individual health insurance coverage runs from Nov. 1 to Dec. 15. Picking a plan can initially involve several trips to websites like healthcare.gov just to understand the options. Shoppers who want… Read More »

Tenet Healthcare expands pact with NTT DATA Services for new projects

Tenet Healthcare has worked with NTT Data Services on healthcare information technology projects for 20 years, and the organizations now are entering a new multi-year agreement. This time around, the partners are focusing on creating more efficient technology infrastructures and application systems for Tenet hospitals, physician practices and affiliated outpatient centers. Tenet will be working… Read More »