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Why Your Health Insurer Doesn’t Care About Your Big Bills

We can all agree that costs in the U.S. Healthcare system are out of control.  We also all can agree the lack of any cost data exacerbates the problem.  But please note the symbiotic relationship of the insurer and the providers.   If an insurance company can only...

What Barbershops Can Teach About Delivering Health Care

Think about your last doctor’s appointment as compared to your last hair appointment.  The relationship you have with your stylist or barber is most likely much ,more convivial and engaged than with your doctor.  The following study shows how an engaged and...

Alexa’s Next Big Move Is Into Health Care

It shouldn’t be any surprise, given healthcare’s $3 trillion space in the U.S. economy, that Amazon would want to get as involved as possible.  Imagine in the near future where Alexa reminds you to take your pills, monitor your glucose or see your provider...

Apple always viewed the Watch as a health device

Some may feel its “Big Brother” to have data constantly collected, but the integration of tech to health seems logical to many, including Apple.  As Jon Ivey mentions, Apple always saw the Apple Watch as a health device.  Aetna currently makes the watch...