• 1984 or 2019?

    Who’s driving the next evolution of healthcare data?

    When Apple first aired its now-famous 1984 Super Bowl commercial it sold us—in a really dramatic and masterful way—the promise that its technology would open the door to freedom of thought, freedom of expression and freedom of innovation. It started the journey that would lead to Apple being arguably ubiquitous in our society.

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  • Healthcare Hold’em

    The game is changing and so are the players. Who will end up with the cards?

    In the summer of 2017, Seema Verma, administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), spent several terrifying hours trying to access her husband’s medical records after he suffered a heart attack in an airport. 

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  • iBenefits

    Health monitoring is evolving in workplace benefits.

    It is estimated that one in six Americans now wears a fitness tracker or a smart watch and 77% own a smart phone, up from just 35% in 2011, according to the Pew Research Center. In the newest evolution of digital health monitoring in the workplace, these technologies are converging. 

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  • Cloudy…with a Chance of Optimism

    Blue Dogs to bipartisanship to herbal tea—The Council’s government affairs team gives their perspectives on 2019.

    Once again we asked our Council lobbyists (this time including Government Affairs director Blaire Bartlett) to give us a read on where we are and where we are going. Here’s their 2019 outlook. —Editor

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  • Caught Off Guard…and Online

    Your cell phone and laptop could easily be hacked during your next business trip.

    Your personal technology is vulnerable not only in your hotel room safe but tucked in your pocket walking down a street. We talked with technology expert David Holtzman about the unknown risks you take with your proprietary business information when you travel. —Editor

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