Tag Archives: healthcare

CMS prepares healthcare facilities for coronavirus threat

As the number of deaths from the coronavirus rises to 600 and the Coronavirus Task Force today holds a briefing, the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued to U.S. healthcare providers and state survey agencies that inspect provider facilities, requirements and safety standards to prevent… Read More »

Theme parks have a lot to teach healthcare systems about patient experience

Patient satisfaction is a laudable goal for any healthcare provider, but winning high quality ratings and patients’ trust goes well beyond courteous staff and warm bedside manners. Consistent record keeping, robust contingency plans, well-supported staff and strong end-to-end engagement all play a role in crafting the ideal patient experience — and each of these components… Read More »

Disrupting Healthcare Payment with Mobile Platform M-TIBA | Maarten Ras, CarePay

Health Tech Jan 6, 2020• BY JESSICA DAMASSA, WTF HEALTH What’s the future of healthcare payment? Could it be mobile?? CarePay is a health tech startup that is revolutionizing the way people in Africa send, save and spend funds for medical treatments via their mobile app M-TIBA. Maarten Ras, Regional Commercial Director shares how M-TIBA… Read More »

What we learned at the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum

BOSTON – After two days of wide-ranging and detailed discussion about the multi-faceted challenges of healthcare cybersecurity, data privacy and patient safety, some themes have emerged from the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum, which took place earlier this week. Here are a few top-level takeaways. The role of the chief information security officer is changing The… Read More »