Monthly Archives: July 2016

28 Jul

Does creating the U.S.’s biggest insurer help patients?

By Scott Tong June 20, 2016 There are reports that federal antitrust regulators may challenge insurance giant Anthem’s proposed $48 billion acquisition of Cigna. The combined company would be the country’s largest, representing more than 50 million patients. Large deals like this often bring out powerful business interests ostensibly speaking on behalf of consumers. The argument

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04 Jul

Wearables Will Soon Be Part of Major Shift In Medical Practice

For most doctors in private practice, the astonishing growth of health wearables has all but passed them by. According to a leading health IT group, the use of health and fitness apps is growing 87% faster than the entire mobile industry. That’s pretty astonishing for a product category most of us hadn’t even heard of

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