Tag Archives: Healthcare

How Grocery and Retail Companies Are Delivering Health and Healthcare

The Wall Street Journal featured the grocery chain Kroger in an article yesterday titled, COVID-19 Vaccinations, Tests Give Boost to Kroger’s Health Ambitions. “With 2,250 pharmacies and 220 clinics largely in the Midwest and the southern U.S., Kroger is the fourth-largest pharmacy operator by script count,” the Journal noted, adding details about Walmart, CVS Health,… Read More »

UAE’s Medcare Hospitals to adopt TrakCare healthcare information system

The UAE’s Medcare Hospitals is to implement a unified healthcare information system (HIS) across its locations in Dubai and Sharjah, it has been confirmed. This follows an agreement with the US-headquartered software systems and technology company, InterSystems. Medcare – a premium private healthcare provider and part of parent group, Aster DM Healthcare – will employ… Read More »

Healthcare experts call for action on climate change and inequality

Global health leaders discussed the challenges of climate change and widening inequality during the closing keynote sssion, ‘Climate Change, Social Determinants of Health: Leading Recovery and Preparing for the Future’. The speakers were Prof Jan Semenza, lead of the Health Determinants Programme, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) in  Sweden, Professor Prof Sam Shah,… Read More »

Creating a Healthcare Ecosystem to Better Manage High-Risk, Complex Members and Patients – ModernHealthcare.com

COVID-19 has fundamentally changed the speed at which the healthcare sector needs to innovate in order to meet demands and remain competitive. In this session we’ll share practical advice and expertise on how to think differently about integrated health management technology and operational investments. And what to consider to create a healthcare ecosystem delivering intervention… Read More »

Robotic Process Automation’s Potential in Healthcare

David Chou, SVP & CIO, Harris Health System Industry experts are predicting that usage of robotic process automation (RPA) will increase healthcare while transforming the organization. The adoption rate has been low and slow due to rudimentary use cases. Automation to assist with tasks in HR and revenue cycle continues to dominate most healthcare RPA… Read More »

HCA Healthcare faces lawsuit for ‘recklessly’ facilitating COVID-19 spread

HCA Healthcare and its Riverside Community Hospital are being sued by the Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West for allegedly “recklessly” facilitating the spread of COVID-19 among its workers and the Riverside, California community. “Defendants, through knowing and reckless acts and omissions, have failed to take reasonable and necessary precautions to protect their employees,… Read More »