How direct pay makes health benefits affordable

Looking for an innovative and affordable alternative to traditional health insurance for your employer clients this open-enrollment season — one that will also help achieve health plan equity? Direct payments to providers without the need to submit claims to a third party benefits everyone in the healthcare ecosystem. This mutually beneficial approach allows medical providers … Read more

Moda Health Brings Innovative Health Insurance Options to Idaho

BOISE, Idaho–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Idahoans soon will have exciting new options for their medical insurance as Moda Health brings to the Gem State a wide range of its evidence-based plans, innovative programs and signature customer service. “We’re delighted to offer Idaho access to our high-quality health plans, all backed by our expert assistance, full suite of online … Read more

In The Costly US Health Care Market, Mark Cuban’s Company Has A Plan To Reduce Prescription Drug Costs

Mark Cuban has launched Mark Cuban Cost Drugs to xpand affordable access to medication. Getty Images A recent poll shows that most Americans say the country’s health care system is handled poorly, and even more are frustrated by the cost of prescription drugs. These frustrations are growing more common among people living in a nation … Read more

No, it’s not just sugary food that’s responsible for poor oral health in America’s children, especially in Appalachia

Brushing your teeth is essential for maintaining optimal oral health, but like most aspects of health, the full story is more complicated. As directors of the Center for Oral Health Research in Appalachia, we know firsthand that inequalities exist when it comes to oral health, including in children. Some people or groups have considerably more … Read more

Francisco Partners to Acquire bswift from CVS Health

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Francisco Partners (“FP”), a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology businesses, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire bswift, a leading provider of benefits technology and services, from CVS Health. Founded in 1996, bswift is a provider of software and services that streamline benefits and human … Read more

Vital and Free Health Services; School Admissions Reversal; Chess Cheat – West Side Rag

“Crossing Broadway.” Photograph by Stephen Harmon. By Carol Tannenhauser Monday, October 3, 2022Cloudy, with morning rain. High 57 degrees. NoticesOur calendar has lots of local events! Click on the link or the lady in the upper righthand corner. Vital and free health care services are being offered this week by State Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal, … Read more

Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health Expands Footprint With Opening of Outpost in the Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health (Wavemaker 360), the nation’s leading venture fund focused singularly on early-stage (primary seed) healthcare disruptors, is augmenting its support for healthcare startups with the launch of a new outpost in the San Francisco Bay Area. The division is led by Kunal Varshneya, MD, Wavemaker 360’s newly appointed Associate, who brings … Read more

One health

Overview One Health is an integrated, unifying approach to balance and optimize the health of people, animals and ecosystems. It uses the close, interdependent links among these fields to create new surveillance and disease control methods. For example, the way land is used can impact the number of malaria cases. Weather patterns and human-built water … Read more

Evolve Biosystems becomes Infinant Health

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Infinant Health (“Infinant Health” or the “Company”), a privately-held company focused on changing the trajectory of human health, one baby at a time, and previously known as Evolve Biosystems, proudly announces the bold transformation of the brand and strategic path forward. Evolve Biosystems becomes Infinant Health – powerful … Read more