Tag: medical management

Posted on November 10, 2015

WELCOME TO THE CLOUD HOSPITAL, WHERE BIG DATA TAKES ON MYSTERIOUS MEDICAL CONDITIONS; Fast Company

MEDICAL RESEARCHERS ARE POOLING THEIR DATA TO FIND DIAGNOSES AND CURES FOR PATIENTS WITH EXTREMELY RARE AND SOMETIMES UNDISCOVERED DISEASES. BY SEAN CAPTAIN You probably haven’t heard of a disease called arterial calcification due to deficiency of the CD73 enzyme, which causes painful calcium buildup in the joints and blood vessels. Discovered in 2011 through […] Read More

Posted on May 11, 2014

A HEALTHCARE SYSTEM GONE AWRY:

Controlling costs is essential for all healthcare systems.  How costs are controlled is key. Here is a case study of a healthcare system gone awry in its efforts to control costs. Case Study: Bill is a 69 year old Israeli citizen. Originally from Ohio, he came to work in Israel about 35 years ago. He […] Read More