Friday, August 28, 2015

This Week in Healthcare: 8/24 – 8/28

Top new from around the healthcare industry:

Louisiana: Planned Parenthood Sues to Keep Medicaid Payments
Planned Parenthood asked a federal judge Tuesday to stop Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration from ending Medicaid payments to the organization’s Louisiana clinics.

More than 80% of healthcare IT leaders say their systems have been compromised
Eighty-one percent of healthcare executives say their organizations have been compromised by at least one malware, botnet or other kind of cyberattack during the past two years, according to a survey by KPMG.

Zoom Wants Health Care to Be More Like Visiting An Apple Store 
In 2006, Dave Sanders, a Portland Oregon-based M.D., co-founded a network of walk-in clinics called Zoomcare to offer exactly that. Zoomcare wasn’t exactly Uber-esque, but it was like Starbucks or Chipotle: convenient, consistent, and affordable without coming off as "cheap." After successfully expanding into Vancouver and Seattle, Zoomcare’s creators decided to take a shot at expanding this "user experience" to more than just basic preventive care.

An Inside Look at the Digital Health Care Revolution [Video]
WellnessFX Co-Founder Jim Kean discusses the digital revolution in health care. He speaks on "Market Makers."

Have a great weekend! 

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