Tag Archives: healthcare

Healthcare Delivery: The New Normal of Healthcare After COVID-19 – HealthTech Magazine

Once inside, patients may expect touch-screen kiosks and fewer areas to congregate. St. Joseph Health’s Queen of the Valley Medical Center in California is creating an emergency department with lounge space immediately outside exam rooms for up to four guests, according to CannonDesign, a global design firm. The company also cites University of Minnesota Health, which… Read More »

Healthcare Sings The Non-Profit Blues

By MICHAEL TURPIN Powers once assumed are never relinquished, just as bureaucracies, once created, never die. Charley Reese As we ponder the 100 day count down to the Presidential Elections, the rhetoric and ranting swirling around the best solution for our nation’s healthcare crisis, is hitting decibel levels not heard since the passage of the… Read More »

VA apps pose privacy risk to veterans’ healthcare data

The increasing use of apps provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs is meant to improve access to patient health and benefits information in convenient digital platforms. However, members of Congress are worried that this electronic data is vulnerable. “When a veteran downloads an app from the VA’s app store, how much personal information does… Read More »

Sentara Healthcare, Cone Health seek merger estimated to be worth $11.5 billion

Virginia-based Sentara Healthcare and Cone Health, headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, have signed a letter of intent to merge. This would create a health system that would bring in an estimated annual revenue of $ 11.5 billion, according to the Daily Press. There would be no cash involved in the transaction, with combined reserves and… Read More »