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2020 prospect Michael Bennet says his alternative to eliminating private health insurance 'helps finish the work of Obamacare'

Democrats should tread carefully when talking about a “Medicare for all” framework that eliminates the role of private insurers, according to one potential 2020 candidate. “Remember when President Obama said, ‘If you like your insurance, you can keep your insurance,’” Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., said Sunday during an interview on NBC’s “Meet to Press.” “And… Read More »

Doctor says he’s not ‘opting out’ of My Health Record scheme

BATHURST GP Dr Ross Wilson may have serious security concerns about the Federal Government’s My Health Record, but he’s not opting out himself. My Health Record is an online summary of key health information such as allergies, medicines you are taking, medical conditions you have been diagnosed with, and pathology test results like blood tests. The national database is… Read More »

AI, cross-industry collaboration will continue to reshape healthcare in 2019, Optum says

At HIMSS19, cross-industry collaboration and adoption of emerging technologies are two health IT trends that will be the focus of Optum, a health IT vendor whose products include analytics, population health and pharmacy care. Health systems and physician practices have a long history of information-sharing to support population health goals and improve the patient experience,… Read More »