Med-tech

The Healthcare Round-Up: May 27 – June 1

Posted on Saturday, June 2, 2012

Pick up your jumbo pack of toilet paper –and health insurance too. What started as a quiet partnership between club warehouse wholesaler Costco and insurance giant Aetna has now expanded to include...

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The Healthcare Round-Up: 2/21- 2/28

Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Weight-loss drug gets advisory committee nod: Can the benefits of weight-loss outweigh the potential costs of severe medical side-effects? An FDA Advisory Committee thinks so. On Wednesday February 22, the...

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The Healthcare Round-up: 2/14 -2/21

Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Payers, technology providers, and policy experts are convening in Las Vegas for the annual HIMSS fest to discuss how IT will enable new delivery models and payment reforms that are supposed to improve quality...

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ICD-10: A Gift for Product Makers

Posted on Friday, December 23, 2011

There’s been a lot of talk about the migration from ICD-9 to ICD-10 and what’s going to happen in October 2013 when we jump from a medical coding system with around 18,000 codes to one with around 8 times...

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