Tag Archives: Healthcare

The Cost of Healthcare Can Drive Medical Rationing and Crowd Out Other Household Spending

One in five people in the U.S. cannot afford to pay for quality health care — an especially acute challenge for Black and Hispanic Americans, according to a West Health-Gallup poll conducted in March 2021, a year into the COVID-19 pandemic. “The cost of healthcare and its potential ramifications continues to serve as a burdensome… Read More »

Stress in America, One Year into the Pandemic – an APA Update on Parents, Healthcare Workers, and Black Americans

A Year into our collective coronavirus experience, Americans remain stressed, with physical health taking a back seat to our daily grinds based on the 2021 Stress in America survey from the American Psychological Association (APA). The APA has been updating us on U.S.-stress for several years, and more frequently since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic… Read More »

Head of Uber Health leaving to launch new healthcare startup – FierceHealthcare

In the two years that Dan Trigub has been with Uber, the rideshare giant has quickly expanded its reach into healthcare. Uber Health, which launched in 2018, has grown 300% and now partners with more than 1,000 healthcare organizations to provide medical transportation. Now Trigub, who left Lyft to become the head of Uber Health,… 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 »