Information Technology

November 24, 2014 | Anthony Brino

The Sunshine State's largest health insurer is betting on a well-branded telehealth service with a retail experience.

November 6, 2014 | Anthony Brino

More and more states are turning to all-payer claims databases to try to bring the ideas of transparency and shopping to reality.

November 3, 2014 | Anthony Brino

All HIPAA-covered health organizations, and especially insurers, have been handed a small victory in the war of administrative simplification, as federal regulators once again back off a policy change long in the making.

October 28, 2014 | Anthony Brino

UnitedHealth continued its shopping spree on Tuesday with Optum, the group's technology and services subsidiary, agreeing to pay $600 million to acquire Alere Inc.'s condition management and wellness subsidiaries.

October 27, 2014 | Anthony Brino

Many years ago, there was a saying in American politics to describe an important bellwether state: "As Maine goes, so goes the nation." Today the state is still an important indicator, especially in healthcare. 

October 22, 2014 | Anthony Brino

An established but growing player in the health insurance technology space is looking to get big and serious.

October 21, 2014 | Anthony Brino

As cardiovascular disease becomes a greater risk for both older and younger Americans, there may be new grounds for steering members away from traditional diagnostics.

October 16, 2014 | Ashley Rekem

Where time equals brain in preventing death, disability and millions of dollars in spending, insurers and providers have a huge opportunity to try an approach that can pay for itself.

October 14, 2014 | Erin McCann

Tech giant Google is trying out the telehealth waters with a video-based platform that connects consumers searching online for health data with physicians.

October 7, 2014 | Ephraim Schwartz

The industry that prides itself on being at the cutting edge of biomedical research is at the back end when it comes to adopting mobile technology for healthcare professionals and patients.

October 7, 2014 | Tom Sullivan

Hewlett-Packard revealed on Monday that it intends to break itself into two distinct entities and, in so doing, shared a little about how it will all work.

October 2, 2014 | Anthony Brino

More and more insurers are getting on to the smartphone and mobile health wave, trying to both attract tech-savvy members and try out new wellness ideas.

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