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Electronic claim payment: Why health plans are pivoting to stay competitive

Electronic claim payment trends in healthcare all point to one dynamic: faster turnaround. Capabilities exist that allow money to move more quickly between digital endpoints than ever before. This evolution is driving rapid adoption of solutions that can speed payment processing across all industries. Simply put, businesses and consumers increasingly expect near-immediate access to funds […]

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Death By 1,000 Clicks: Where Electronic Health Records Went Wrong

By Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News and Erika Fry, Fortune The pain radiated from the top of Annette Monachelli’s head, and it got worse when she changed positions. It didn’t feel like her usual migraine. The 47-year-old Vermont attorney turned innkeeper visited her local doctor at the Stowe Family Practice twice about the problem in […]

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Children and electronic devices – how to keep young people safe

Mobile phones should be banned from the dinner table and bedtimes as part of a healthy approach to devices, the UK’s four chief medical officers have said. Children should also take a break from screen-based activities every two hours, the guidance said. They also said technology companies must do more to keep children safe. The […]


Electronic Cigarettes: Not a Safe Way to Light Up

Electronic cigarettes, often called e-cigarettes, are battery-operated devices that heat a liquid (usually but not always containing nicotine), turning it into a vapor that can be inhaled. Using e-cigarettes is often referred to as vaping. Electronic cigarettes come in a variety of designs. Some are sold with filled cartridges, while others are designed so that […]