Tag Archives: healthcare

CBA acquires digital healthcare services directory Whitecoat

The Commercial Bank of Australia has bought Whitecoat, Australia’s largest digital healthcare services directory, to expand its presence in the healthcare sector. WHY IT MATTERS Whitecoat connects patients with more than 300,000 health service providers. They can also make payments and claims on the platform. The acquisition supports the company’s focus on healthcare as a “growth… Read More »

Spending on Medicines In and Post-COVID Say a Lot About Patients and Larger Healthcare Trends – an IQVIA Update

Spending on medicines, globally, will rebound this year and rise above pre-pandemic levels through 2025. Between 2021 and 2025, the annual growth global growth rate for prescription drugs spending is expected to range from 3% to 6%, a $ 1.6 trillion bill for the worlds’s total Rx medicines market. That relatively low single-digit growth rate… Read More »

GE Healthcare unveils new edge computing tools for clinicians

GE Healthcare this week launched its new Edison HealthLink, a new edge computing technology designed for the needs of healthcare providers. WHY IT MATTERSThe new offering is designed to help clinicians more easily “collect, analyze and act upon critical data closer to its source,” according to GE Healthcare. Ten applications are already available through the… Read More »

Healthcare IT News and MobiHealthNews expand into Europe, Middle East & Africa edition

The year 2020 will go down in history as one of the most challenging of our lifetime. Thinking back to January, none of us would have predicted the emergence of a pandemic-causing virus, let alone its devastating outcomes that have affected tens of millions of lives around the world so far. It has changed the… Read More »

‘Easily solvable problem’: Jon Stewart says Republicans are ignoring veterans on healthcare

Former Daily Show host Jon Stewart accused Republicans of being all talk and no action when it comes to taking care of veterans. After being shown a clip of a veteran yelling at Republican lawmakers outside the Capitol over her concerns about healthcare, Stewart told MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell that he’s been out with those… Read More »