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Analysis: Groupon for healthcare services fills a void for consumer-focused pricing

Kaiser Health News is reporting: “The use of Groupon and other pricing tools is symptomatic of a health care market where patients desperately want a deal — or at least tools that better nail down...

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How Radiologists’ Roles Are Changing

Ryan Lee, MD, section chief of neuroradiology at Philadelphia’s Einstein Healthcare Network, remembers the first time he heard about the role of a radiologist. The father of three says he first got...

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Mayo Clinic and Google partner on care delivery

Mayo Clinic has entered into a 10-year strategic partnership with Google that will oversee the development of digital technologies for enhancing care delivery.

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Reducing Stress in the Radiology Reading Room

Self-care and stress relief. These issues are becoming much more common conversation topics in radiology circles because they accompany another hot button issue—burnout. In today’s medical...

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Stop playing catch up around the healthcare consumer experience

Many hospitals and health providers are failing to meet consumers’ needs and expectations in healthcare — and it’s a key reason why they’re losing market share to non-hospital competitors, including...

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What happens when healthcare needs a checkup of its own?

Healthcare providers are focused on the care of their patients, as they should be, but oftentimes this means that various other priorities, including the business side of healthcare, get put on...

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The Unexpected Consequences of Big Data

 While most of the uses of Big Data have been coupled with AI/machine learning algorithms so companies can understand their customer's choices and improve their overall experience (think about...

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New Data Reveal Why Patients Keep (and Will Continue) Flocking to Urgent Care

High costs are forcing consumers to think long and hard about where they want to go when the need to see a healthcare provider, according to data newly released by Loyale Healthcare—which dovetails...

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Here's What Automation Shouldn't Try to Fix

When it's 3 a.m. and my patient is sick, I don't want a robot answering her call.