Chris Anderson

Chris Anderson is a contributing editor and the former editor of Healthcare Payer News, covering payer-related content in both the commercial and public payer space.

Consumer with smartphone
By Chris Anderson 08:08 am April 12, 2015
An emerging company plans to showcase new apps at HIMSS15 for mobile health monitoring and decision support.
Network
By Chris Anderson 12:28 pm April 10, 2015
The community enables clinicians and researchers to share best practices, data and dashboards with an approach officials describe as "very different" than what others are currently doing.
Touchscreen
By Chris Anderson 08:06 am April 10, 2015
Building out its FusionFX patient portal, Harris Healthcare Solutions new mobile app essentially enables users to view their health data from just about anywhere.
Vital signs
By Chris Anderson 12:25 pm April 09, 2015
The software, dubbed Tensio, integrates with Apple HealthKit and related devices to enable patients to be more effective partners in their own care.
By Chris Anderson 05:37 am May 07, 2013
When it comes to paying for new procedures or new ways of delivering care, private insurers often keep their eyes on payment policies from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. If CMS begins compensation for a service, the private payers will likely follow.
By Chris Anderson 07:43 pm May 05, 2013
When it comes to paying for new procedures or new ways of delivering care, private insurers often keep their eyes on payment policies from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. If CMS begins compensation for a service, the private payers will likely follow.
By Chris Anderson 04:23 pm April 09, 2013
The National Committee for Quality Assurance announced that it will evaluate a new, more sensitive measurement tool that is intended to improve the care and the outcomes of patients with heart disease and diabetes.
By Chris Anderson 10:49 am March 28, 2013
A new report from the International Federation of Health Plans found the greatest cost differences between the U.S. and other countries apply to hospital stays and surgical procedures.
By Chris Anderson 11:28 am March 07, 2013
A report issued this week by the Government Accountability Office reports that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services overpaid the Medicare Advantage program run by private health insurers by between $3.2 billion and $5.1 billion for the years 2010-2012.
By Chris Anderson 10:25 am February 19, 2013
Insurers looking to compete in the ever-changing healthcare marketplace will continue to focus on technology in 2013 both as a means of improving payment models and partnerships with provider groups and also as the industry looks to make the transition to consumer-focused products it will offer on health insurance exchanges.

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