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Telehealth claims dipped in May, but still up 5,680% from year ago: Fair Health

Dive Brief: The volume of telehealth-related medical claims in May was not as high as April, but still vastly outpaces a year ago, according to insurance claims data from nonprofit Fair Health. Altogether, telehealth-related care comprised 8.7% of private claims, compared to 0.15% in May 2019 – an increase of 5,680%. That compares to 13%… Read More »

What are flu symptoms this year

For a person who is generally healthy, the flu is not typically dangerous. Sometimes people say that they have a “flu” when they really have something else. These drugs also help reduce the severity of symptoms and prevent serious health complications related to the virus. Does Oscillococcinum Work for the Flu? Testing for the flu.… Read More »

2020: The year of the patient centricity

The concept of patient centricity has been around for some time, but traditional product-based approaches have persisted, especially within pharma companies. However, life science organizations are increasingly understanding that they can’t deliver tomorrow’s innovation today if they are still using yesterday’s business models. Focusing on product doesn’t enable the responsiveness and agility needed to meet… Read More »

“No Need For Pap test every year”: Says American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society released new screening recommendations (14 March,2012) for the prevention and early detection of cervical cancer. Screenings are tests for women who have no symptoms of cervical cancer. Among the changes: the American Cancer Society no longer recommends that women get a Pap test every year.   Screening (March 21, 2013) Recommendations for Cervical Cancer… Read More »

The government recovered $3B in fraud last year. Nearly 90% was from healthcare

Of more than $ 3 billion recovered by the federal government in fiscal year 2019 from fraud and false claims, 87% involved the healthcare industry, the Department of Justice announced Thursday. It’s the 10th consecutive year the department has recouped more than $ 2 billion from False Claims Act cases with HHS as a client.… Read More »