Three technology innovations helping Cigna meet customers’ needs February 05, 2017 By Mark Boxer At Cigna, technology is viewed as a strategic enabler that powers its business strategy—creating closer, more meaningful connections with customers. Four ways tech improves chronic disease management February 04, 2017 By Donna Marbury Finding technology solutions to diagnose and manage chronic conditions is critical to the future of healthcare. Survey: Healthcare price transparency tools underutilized February 02, 2017 By Tracey Walker Managed Healthcare Executive’s 2017 Technology Survey findings reveal that tools to help consumers estimate the cost of healthcare may be underutilized. Here’s what UnitedHealthcare is doing about that. Three reasons telemedicine will grow in 2017 January 18, 2017 By Ralph C. Derrickson Technology, and specifically telemedicine, has an enormous role to play in improvements to clinical work flows, care coordination, and long-term health outcomes. Automated health tracking boosts patient engagement, study shows January 07, 2017 By Tracey Walker Connected devices and apps eliminating the need for manual tracking drive better long-term engagement in healthy activities, a study from Walgreens and Scripps Translational Science, shows. Most health execs say payers should be forced to pay for telemedicine January 04, 2017 By Tracey Walker Managed Healthcare Executive’s 2017 Technology Survey findings reveal that more healthcare executives see the value in telemedicine reimbursement. Can data analytics aid in end-of-life care decisions? December 29, 2016 By Donna Marbury When it comes to clinicians discussing end-of-life care with patients and their families, too often decisions must be made quickly. Here’s how data analytics can help. How data analytics combats the opioid epidemic Deaths due to opioid abuse have risen sharply—and show no signs of leveling off. Here’s how data analytics can prevent abuse and diversion. Two ways to prevent treatment overutilization December 22, 2016 By Joe Guerriero Explore how using support tools can prevent treatment overutilization. Interoperability remains huge hindrance to improved care quality December 17, 2016 By Rohan Kulkarni High customer satisfaction has been linked with stronger loyalty, sales, and profits. So why hasn’t the healthcare industry caught on?