Tag Archives: doctor’s

Insurer skips doctors and sends massive checks to patients, prompting million-dollar lawsuit

Those allegations are part of a lawsuit winding its way through federal court that accuses Anthem and its Blue Cross entities of paying patients directly in an effort to put pressure on health care providers to join their network and to accept lower payments. The insurance giant is accused of sending more than $ 1.3… Read More »

Tyto Care Brings the Doctor’s Visit to Home: Seen at CES 2019

January 22nd, 2019 Cici Zhou Cardiology, Geriatrics, Medicine, Telemedicine Tyto Care is an on-demand telehealth provider that aims to bring all aspects of a doctor’s visit to the home. Beyond the traditional video call of telemedicine, the platform allows patients to conduct their own physical exam using a kit with a camera, stethoscope, otoscope, thermometer,… Read More »

Novartis puts AI on the job to help reps say the right things to the right doctors

SAN FRANCISCO—Artificial intelligence is a big buzzword in R&D right now, but at Novartis, it’s hard at work in the sales department, too. Amid far more meetings with digital companies at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference this year, Novartis’ pharma CEO Paul Hudson said he expects 2019 to be the “beginning of the tech disruption” for… Read More »