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Key Challenges and Solutions of Healthcare Payment Reform
27Apr, 2018

Better choices needed to manage US healthcare cost growth, says Paul Krugman at HIMSS18

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Economist Paul Krugman says more scrutiny on elective procedures could contribute to a long-term solution. “Though the U.S. still has the highest healthcare costs in the world, there are a few options that could be used to dig out of that — any of which would be better than the current state, said Krugman, which he described with a quote from Homer Simpson: “The U.S. government is an insurance company with an army.” To Krugman, “Medicaid looks more like the systems in other countries and is a well-established system. But if […]
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23Apr, 2018

Predictive analytics can spot patients not taking their medicine

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While the U.S. spends billions of dollars developing new therapeutics, those investments won’t do much good if the drugs aren’t taken as physicians say they should be.  “Using big data to find incidents of medication nonadherence, and using it to tailor patient interventions, is a key component to population health. Any health system trying to tackle population health management in any meaningful way has to grapple with the challenge of patients who don’t adhere to their care plans – especially those who, for whatever reason, don’t take their medicines in […]
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23Apr, 2018

HealthAxis Group presenting at the AMIA 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference

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HealthAxis Group’s Chief Medical Information Officer, Dr. Cyril Spiro, is presenting at the American Medical Informatics Association 2018 Clinical Informatics Conference Location: The Scottsdale Plaza Resort, Scottsdale, AZ From Date: May 8, 2018 To: May 10, 2018   Detecting Post-approval Adverse Drug Events within EHR Data: A Case Study Correlating Lipophilic Beta-blockers with the Subsequent Diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease H. Zhang, G. Jetley, University of South Florida; K. Raghavan, J. Philius, HealthAxis; R. Houser, University of South Florida; C. Spiro, HealthAxis HealthAxis Group, a healthcare technology company, today announced that […]
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Commercial/Private Health Plan Solutions
17Apr, 2018

Consumers open to more digital health use, survey finds

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Consumers are also using a wider array of digital health tools, according to the survey, which found a three-fold increase in mobile and tablet health apps over the past four years “Increasing consumer demand for digital health services is transforming the care delivery team, putting patients and technologies in the driver’s seat alongside physicians, a new Accenture survey suggests. The survey of 2,301 U.S. consumers finds greater acceptance of virtual medical encounters, artificial intelligence and other machine-based services being part of their healthcare experience. One in five respondents said they […]
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17Apr, 2018

HealthAxis Group to exhibit at BCBS National Summit 2018

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HealthAxis Group to exhibit at BlueCross BlueShield 2018 National Summit in Orlando, FL Location: Orlando World Center Marriott, Orlando, FL From Date: May 1, 2018 To: May 4, 2018   HealthAxis Group, a leading IT solutions provider for healthcare payers, will be exhibiting at BlueCross BlueShield 2018 National Summit at Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, FL, May 1-4, 2018, booth #333.  We will be showcasing our core stack technology platform for Managed Care Organizations, Insurance Companies, Delegated Risk Bearing Provider Organizations, ACO’s, ASO’s and TPA’s.  This will include HealthAxis’s Core […]
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12Apr, 2018

HealthAxis Group to exhibit at APG Annual Conference 2018

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HealthAxis Group to exhibit at America’s Physician Groups (Formerly CAPG) Annual Conference 2018 Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, CA From Date: April 19, 2018 To: April 21, 2018   HealthAxis Group, a leading IT solutions provider for healthcare payers, including TPA’s and insurance companies, will be exhibiting at America’s Physician Groups (Formerly CAPG) Annual Conference 2018 at Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, CA April 19-21, 2018, booth #112. We will be showcasing our core stack technology platform for delegated Risk Bearing Provider Organizations, including our Core Benefit Administration System […]
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