Donald Trump Did Something Right

As Donald Trump was fighting with Congress over the shutdown and funding for a border wall, his administration implemented a new rule that could be a game-changer for health care. Starting this month, hospitals must publicly reveal the contents of their master price lists — called “chargemasters” — online. These are the prices that most … [Read More]

The No. 1 takeaway from the 2019 JP Morgan Healthcare Conference: It’s the platform, stupid

If you want to understand the shifting sands of healthcare, you’ll find no better place than the nonprofit provider track during the infamous JP Morgan Healthcare Conference that took place this week in San Francisco. Over 40,000 players were in town from every corner of the healthcare ecosystem. However, if you want to hear the … [Read More]

Testimony gives insight on key aim of Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan venture

In a testimony unsealed Feb. 20, one of the core missions of the healthcare venture launched by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase was revealed: It’s looking to redesign insurance, according to The Wall Street Journal. The three companies announced their partnership in January 2018 with the goal of improving healthcare and lowering costs … [Read More]

Amazon-Berkshire Hathaway – JPMorgan name joint venture Haven

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase’s year-old and highly touted joint venture will be called Haven. The venture’s newly launched website reveals few details about the widely anticipated, not-for-profit entity. The three parent companies said in January that they would leverage their combined scale and expertise to develop technology solutions to provide employees and their … [Read More]

Death by a Thousand Clicks: Where Electronic Health Records Went Wrong

The pain radiated from the top of Annette Monachelli’s head, and it got worse when she changed positions. It didn’t feel like her usual migraine. The 47-year-old Vermont attorney turned innkeeper visited her local doctor at the Stowe Family Practice twice about the problem in late November 2012, but got little relief. Two months later, … [Read More]

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