TECH | Apple explored buying two Concierge Medical-Clinic start-ups as part of a bigger push into health care — and more inquiries expected, according to CNBC Sources

Apple was reportedly in talks to purchase Aliso Viejo, Calif.-based Crossover Health, a healthcare startup that works with self-insured employers to provide medical and wellness services at onsite clinics. The move heightens speculation about the tech giant’s potential foray into the healthcare space, multiple sources familiar with the matter told CNBC. Negotiations between the two [e.g. CrossOver Health + OneMedical, according to CNBC’s Christina Farr] … Continue reading TECH | Apple explored buying two Concierge Medical-Clinic start-ups as part of a bigger push into health care — and more inquiries expected, according to CNBC Sources

MED CITY NEWS | The HeartLab’s relationship with MDVIP — a primary care network with nearly 1,000 primary care physicians — is also of interest as both Quest and Cleveland HeartLab provide specialized services for primary care.

Quest Diagnostics to Acquire Cleveland HeartLab and Form Strategic Collaboration with Cleveland Clinic The HeartLab’s relationship with MDVIP — a primary care network with nearly 1,000 primary care physicians — is also of interest as both Quest and Cleveland HeartLab provide specialized services for primary care. The deal could also mean more patients can gain access to Cleveland HeartLab’s tests, given Quest’s relationships with insurers, a … Continue reading MED CITY NEWS | The HeartLab’s relationship with MDVIP — a primary care network with nearly 1,000 primary care physicians — is also of interest as both Quest and Cleveland HeartLab provide specialized services for primary care.

(Washington Post Live) Medical experts on the future of health and technology

A group of doctors, medical experts and entrepreneurs discuss how emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, wearables, 3D printing, virtual reality and portable tools are being integrated into the health and medical industry and how they will affect prevention and treatment methods in the years to come. September 20, 2017 | 7:27 PM EDT READ MORE … | WATCH VIDEO … SOURCE: https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/postlive/the-new-frontier-technology/2017/09/20/620d93ce-9e5b-11e7-b2a7-bc70b6f98089_video.html?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_feed%3B9MHcFE9bTqCL0nxqLVk11A%3D%3D&utm_term=.2248ec1c093f Continue reading (Washington Post Live) Medical experts on the future of health and technology

PARKINSON, MD: Telehealth vs. Direct Primary Care vs. Sherpaa

Biggest Deficiency: Neighborhood-based practices do not scale for larger geographically widespread companies. Advantages: Personalized, high quality care for employees with access to the practice (Read More …) By Jay Parkinson Founder & CEO at Sherpaa SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 – If you’re a broker, benefits consultant, or independent TPA, it’s important to understand your clients’ options for increasing healthcare access for employees. Accessing healthcare appropriately and … Continue reading PARKINSON, MD: Telehealth vs. Direct Primary Care vs. Sherpaa