Learn more about the healthcare finance industry’s leading professional association. Combine this with the fact that Aetna has dropped out of all ObamaCare exchanges, UnitedHealthcare is down from 34 exchanges to a handful and Blue Cross this week dropped out of exchanges in Kansas and Missouri , and you don’t have to be a health policy expert to realize that the Affordable Care Act is unaffordable for patients and unprofitable for insurers.
Jerry is a veteran of the interoperability and health information exchange domain, having worked in product management, strategy, and solution consulting for companies such as WebMD, CareScience, Quovadx, Healthvision, Lawson, and Orion Health; and in healthcare administration at organizations such as UCSF Medical Center and San Francisco General Hospital.
The principal contribution of the HCSA is that it redefines the commodity provided to patients as the treatment of disease (for example, cancer or diabetes) rather than the specific types of medical care that individuals purchase (such as visits to a doctor’s office or the purchase of a drug), as is currently published.
With obesity in children rapidly becoming a major concern, health services often set up programs in schools aimed at educating children in good eating habits; making physical education compulsory in school; and teaching young adolescents to have positive self-image.
Antibiotic resistance is another major concern, leading to the reemergence of diseases such as tuberculosis The World Health Organization , for its World Health Day 2011 campaign, is calling for intensified global commitment to safeguard antibiotics and other antimicrobial medicines for future generations.