Walgreens Boots Alliance and Microsoft establish strategic partnership to transform health care delivery January 15 2019 Companies aim to improve health outcomes and lower overall costs with enhanced digital and retail experiences and an R&D commitment to build health care solutions through seven-year agreement DEERFIELD, Ill., and REDMOND, Wash. — Jan. 15, 2019 — Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) and Microsoft Corp. have joined forces to … Continue reading TRENDING … Healthcare, Microsoft, WBA | Two big names are putting their heads together in a partnership aimed at innovating and improving health care.
By Dr. Robert Nelson What do patients really want? Most surveys, formal and informal, indicate patients want two things, consistently, above others: one, to feel like they’ve been heard; and, two, to have access to doctors when they need them. Being “heard” means a desire for meaningful and timely communication, not edicts. We want to feel involved with our care. “Access” means an appointment sooner … Continue reading Nelson, MD | DPC and Self-insured Employers: Lifestyle-friendly Care for the 21st Century
Dear Doctors, I met a Doctor by accident this week in a parking lot of all places. Probably an unusual place to find him but he knew who I was and he stopped his brisk walk to chat as I was walking in. He said to me, “I stay out here for a while before I start my day because I’m never ready to go … Continue reading Dear Doctors, “Say goodbye [to each Patient] using their first name and smile.”
By Business Insider | April 19, 2019 Haven, the joint health venture from JPMorgan, Berkshire Hathaway, and Amazon, is setting up an office in New York City. It’s the second location for the company. In 2018, when hiring CEO Atul Gawande, Haven said the venture would be based in Boston. Serkan Kutan – CTO at Haven – Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Chase health care venture … Continue reading Haven (Amazon-backed) setting up shop in NYC to snag top tech workers