December 07, 2011
Health insurer Humana Inc. announced Wednesday that it has acquired Anvita Health, an analytics company that uses a broad range of data to help provide clinical insights and improve the delivery of healthcare.
November 03, 2011
Interactions Corporation and Humana will expand their partnership, through which Humana deploys Interactions' voice portal technology, to streamline member enrollment for Medicare Part D benefits.
October 03, 2011
Interactions Corporation and Humana will expand their partnership, through which Humana deploys Interactions' voice portal technology to streamline member enrollment for Medicare Part D benefits.
September 30, 2011
Mobile apps that guide people to the nearest emergency care clinic or specialist. Texting programs that remind those with chronic conditions to monitor their health. Bicycles that keep track of one’s vital signs. Teddy bears that can “send” hugs to family members.
September 29, 2011
"There is no question that providers recognize the importance of HIE, and realize in combination with electronic health records that it will transform the practice of medicine," wrote Larry Boland, director of healthcare solutions for Syracuse, N.Y.-based Systems Made Simple in a recent opinion piece for Healthcare IT News.
September 20, 2011
A new health research initiative called the Health Care Cost Institute was launched Tuesday, providing researchers and policymakers access to medical claims data from four major insurers and the federal government in order to offer new insights into healthcare costs, utilization and intensity.
August 25, 2011
A new study from Humana and the Wisconsin Health Information Exchange shows that using health information exchanges in emergency departments results in improved provider efficiencies and health plan cost savings.
July 05, 2011
Once upon a time, the tools of medicine were pretty simple: tongue depressor, blood pressure cuff, stethoscope. Nowadays? Try exergames and first-person simulators, "wiihabilitation" and multiplayer mHealth apps.
June 20, 2011
Humana has formed an alliance with Allscripts to provide eligible physician practices with incentives for implementing EHR technology that enables delivery of advanced clinical-decision support at the point of care.
June 20, 2011
The overall rate of inaccurate claims payments increased since last year among leading commercial health insurers, according to the American Medical Association's fourth annual National Health Insurer Report Card. The report comes at a time of increasing automation and growing focus on boosting efficiencies.