Health Insurance

Strong Market for Digital Health Solutions Aimed at Closing Information Gaps in Patient Care, finds Frost & Sullivan

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- An important driver of the rapid adoption of new digital health solutions by payers and providers is the need to better track and manage patients across acute, ambulatory and home care settings. While the use of electronic health records (EHRs) ...

2015-05-12 19:30 1812

Latin American Contract Research Organizations Set to Get More Local Outsourcing Opportunities

SAO PAULO, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As market penetration stood at only 64 percent in 2013, huge opportunities exist for contract research organizations (CROs) to expand their market share inLatin America (LATAM). Local contracts, which accounted for 21.6 percent of the total market size in ...

2015-04-08 00:00 2027

Capita Healthcare Decisions Partner With Medibank to Deliver Safe, Consistent Health Advice for Australians

BASINGSTOKE, UK, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Capita announces a partnership with Medibank, a healthcare company providing private health insurance and health solutions to almost 3.9 million people throughoutAustralia and New Zealand. Logo:

2015-04-02 09:01 2224

HAMBS Selects Forum Systems as Cornerstone of Infrastructure Modernization Initiative

BOSTON, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Forum Systems Inc. today announced that HAMBS, a provider of software development and hosting services toAustralia's private health insurance industry, has selected the company's industry-leading API security gateway, Forum Sentry <...

2015-04-02 08:13 1951

Frost & Sullivan Uncovers How Healthcare Providers Can Achieve Better and More Cost-Effective Care Using IT Solutions

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Affordable Care Act along with the intense pressure to reduce healthcare costs has affected the state of the healthcare system, leaving an open door of opportunity for the IT Industry. Healthcare reform is driving a shift towards Accountab...

2015-03-31 19:45 2050

Australia's Healthcare Has Good Vital Signs, But Sustainability, Costs And Sources Of Funding Are Critical Areas, Says Frost & Sullivan

SYDNEY, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2013, Australia's healthcare per capita hitA$6,200 per annum, making up 9.3% of GDP. This ranks the highest in theAsia Pacific region in terms of expenditure per capita; and second highest as a percentage of GDP; exceeded slightly only byJapan. From 2013 ...

2015-03-24 18:04 1786

Premera Blue Cross Announces Cyberattack, Offers Protection For Affected Individuals

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Wash., March, 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Premera Blue Cross ("Premera") announced the organization has been the target of a cyberattack.  On January 29, 2015, Premera discovered that cyberattackers had executed a sophisticated attack to gain unauthorized access to its Inf...

2015-03-18 03:55 1856

UK Healthcare IT Matures with Higher Integration and Commercialization of Pilot Projects

LONDON, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Health Service (NHS), along with the Department of Health (DoH) and the UK Government, has set ambitious quality and productivity goals for the healthcare industry. Their keenness to enhance healthcare delivery has attracted significant investme...

2015-03-11 21:56 1791

Treatment of Primary Liver Cancer: SARAH Study Completes Enrolment, Results Expected Late 2016

PARIS, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SARAH, a large French study of patients with advanced, inoperable primary liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma, or HCC) has completed patient enrolment, exceeding its 400-patient target, according to its principal investigator, ProfessorValerie Vilgrain MD, ...

2015-03-04 17:49 2084

New Healthcare Insurance Scheme Strengthens Demand for Low-Cost Medicines in Indonesia, Finds Frost & Sullivan

JAKARTA, Indonesia, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Indonesia is rapidly evolving into one of the most attractive healthcare markets for investors. In spite of the initial regulatory hurdles in setting up manufacturing units inIndonesia, companies from every healthcare sector, including hospitals, ...

2015-03-03 23:00 1991

European Hantavirus Diagnostics Market Tops US Market as a Result of Higher Disease Prevalence

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Hantavirus diagnostics market is growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.8 percent, outperforming the U.S. market, which registered 3.7 percent. The European market is more robust primarily due to Hantavirus' high prev...

2015-01-27 20:45 1996

Business Travellers and Flu -- Time to Act

BEIJING, Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees, business travellers and expatriates are being advised to make sure they get vaccinated during the Northern Hemisphere's flu season. Influenza (the flu) is one of the most common vaccine-preventable diseases among travellers. It can be mild to se...

2014-11-17 13:30 2345

International SOS Unveils Free Ebola App for Mobile Devices

BEIJING, Nov. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International SOS has released a new mobile app designed to help share its medical and travel information on Ebola. The free app is now available on iOS and Android devices. It will provide online, instant access to key sections fro...

2014-11-13 15:00 2537

Publication of the Programme for the World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2014

BERLIN, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Top-level guests at the world's biggest safety & health convention - Day passes now bookable - Information for journalists  A world without serious accidents at work - this is the vision that will be discussed by politicians, scientists and experts from all...

2014-07-17 21:11 1868

Max Bupa Recognized as 'Model Insurer Asia of the Year' for Effective Implementation of Technology Enabled by Newgen

SINGAPORE, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Max Bupa Health Insurance has been recognized as the Celent Model Insurer ofAsia for 2014, one of the most coveted honour in APAC region, for effective technology usage in insurance. With a strong focus on utilizing technology to deliver the best in class ...

2014-07-17 10:30 1505

International SOS and Control Risks Advise Members on Deteriorating Security in Iraq

BEIJINGJune 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the travel security environment in the Northern Provinces of Federal Iraq continues to deteriorate, experts are closely monitoring the situation on the ground and working proactively to track and support organisations with operations in the region. In recent d...

2014-06-18 17:44 1811