Tag Archives: healthcare

Healthcare Might Look Good in Plaid

By KIM BELLARD I don’t really follow FinTech — I can’t even keep up with HealthTech! — but it caught my eye when Visa announced that it was acquiring FinTech company Plaid for $ 5.3b; a 2018 funding round valued the company at $ 2.65b.  A 100% increase in valuation within a year suggests that something important… Read More »

Digital health predictions for 2020 from industry experts – Healthcare IT News

Over the past year, we’ve seen a number of initiatives that aim to accelerate the use of digital tools and services for healthcare announced in Europe and the Middle East. Most recently, the Mayo Clinic revealed that it would be working with the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company to bring the latest technologies to Shaikh Shakhbout Medical City. Meanwhile, the federal… Read More »

Daily on Healthcare, presented by SBEC: What not to watch for in Wednesday night’s debate

Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what’s going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $ 1.00 an issue! HEALTHCARE TOPICS NOT TO WATCH FOR: There’s a lot happening in healthcare policy right now. But to judge by the… Read More »

Mastercard launches new healthcare unit on billing, data security

Dive Brief: Mastercard is bringing its scale and billing background to the healthcare, launching a new unit around revenue cycle management and data security. Previously, the financial services giant only offered flexible spending account, health savings account and health reimbursement arrangement cards for those in employer-sponsored plans. New products include predictive analytics built into a… Read More »

Daily on Healthcare, presented by SBEC: First federal opioid trial averted at the 11th hour

Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what’s going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $ 1.00 an issue! FIRST FEDERAL OPIOID TRIAL AVERTED: A major trial over the opioid crisis that was to set the stage for thousands… Read More »