Tag Archives: 2019

Watch This Space: 3 Phenomena That Will Drive Health Care Innovation in 2019

By REBECCA FOGG  Back at their desks after the holidays, health care payers, providers and policymakers across the country are staring down their list of 2019 priorities, wondering which they can actually accomplish. Innovation to improve care quality and reduce costs will top many lists, and progress on this front depends, in no small part,… Read More »

Health care is the biggest employer in WNY. Here are six trends for 2019. – Buffalo News

The health and wellness business in Western New York has never been more robust. The health care and social assistance “super subsector” is the region’s largest employer – 14.6 percent of all Western New York workers, said Timothy Glass, regional labor market analyst with the state Department of Labor. That’s more than local government, retail… Read More »

2019 slated as big year for telemedicine at Stanford Children’s Health

A leading pediatric healthcare system plans to more than double the number of telehealth appointments, going from 1,100 visits in 2018 to 2,500 visits this year. “Through virtual visits, we are not only saving families time traveling to appointments and taking their kids out of school and work, we are also maximizing our providers’ ability… Read More »