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4Sep, 2018

HealthAxis Group to Sponsor the 16th Annual Imagination Gala

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HealthAxis Group to Sponsor the 16th Annual Imagination Gala A Gala to Benefit the Glazer Children’s Museum   HealthAxis Group is pleased to announce it will be the title sponsor for the upcoming Glazer Children’s Museum16th Annual Imagination Gala, happening Friday, September 7, 2018. This year’s event will be hosted by Chairs Jennifer and Justin Phelps from 6:30-11:00 pm at the museum, located at 110 W. Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL. The gala will include festive food and drink, a live band, dancing and a silent auction. All proceeds go to […]
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21Aug, 2018

HealthAxis Group is attending SIIA National Conference & Expo

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The SIIA National Conference & Expo taking place in Austin Texas, September 23-25, is the world’s largest event focused exclusively on the self-insurance/alternative risk transfer marketplace. Location: JW Marriott Downtown, Austin, TX From Date: September 23, 2018 To: September 25, 2018 The world’s largest self-insurance industry event will feature more than 40 educational sessions, over 100 exhibitors and numerous networking opportunities to help you connect with senior executives from around the United States and several countries around the world. For more information and to view the schedule, visit: https://www.siia.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=7325  
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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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