Category Archives: Healthcare

After 70 years, is the NHS at a crisis point?

After 70 years, is the NHS at a crisis point? – CNN http://edition.cnn.com/2018/02/10/health/uk-nhs-universal-health-coverage-crisis-point-intl/index.html Re-posted from CNN. Geoff Geoff Comments: In a word, YES!

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Amazon, Berkshire and JP Morgan health-care plan will offer savings: Barclays

Amazon, Berkshire and JP Morgan health-care plan will offer savings: Barclays https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/30/amazon-berkshire-and-jp-morgan-health-care-plan-will-offer-savings-barclays.html?recirc=taboolainternal Re-posted from CNBC. Geoff Geoff Comments: Barclays seems to think Bezos, Buffet, & Dimon can get it done…  

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Amazon’s new health care business could shake up industry after others have failed

Amazon’s new health care business could shake up industry after others have failed – POLITICO https://www.politico.com/story/2018/01/30/amazon-health-care-business-316314 Re-posted from Politico. Geoff Geoff Comments: When you include Warren Buffet and Jamie Dimon, this needs to be taken seriously…

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Amazon’s early moves in health are only now making sense

Amazon’s early moves in health are only now making sense https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/30/amazons-early-moves-in-health-are-only-now-making-sense.html Re-posted from CNBC. Geoff

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NHS: Beloved but beleaguered at 70

NHS: Beloved but beleaguered at 70 | UK News | Al Jazeera http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/01/nhs-beloved-beleaguered-70-180104170641256.html Re-posted from AlJazeera. Geoff Geoff Comments: After 70 years UK’s National Health Services (Healthcare for all) is now up against the Achilles’ Heel of Universal Healthcare…

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CVS Health to buy Aetna for around $69 billion

CVS Health to buy Aetna for around $69 billion https://www.cnbc.com/2017/12/03/cvs-health-to-buy-aetna.html Re-posted from CNBC. Geoff Geoff Comments: Consolidation in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries can be expected to bring down costs of care…

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AWS is partnering with Cerner on cloud deal for HealtheIntent

AWS is partnering with Cerner on cloud deal for HealtheIntent https://www.cnbc.com/2017/11/22/aws-is-partnering-with-cerner-on-cloud-deal-for-healtheintent.html Re-posted from CNBC. Geoff Geoff Comments: Amazon extends its reach into healthcare…

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Why So Many People Choose the Wrong Health Plans

Why So Many People Choose the Wrong Health Plans – The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/04/business/why-choose-wrong-health-plan.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fbusiness Re-posted from NYTimes. Geoff Geoff Comments: People do not make the time of effort to conduct sufficient due diligence to make good choices with Healthcare…

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CVS makes more than $66 billion bid for Aetna: sources

CVS makes more than $66 billion bid for Aetna: sources http://www.reuters.com/article/us-aetna-m-a-cvs-health/cvs-makes-more-than-66-billion-bid-for-aetna-sources-idUSKBN1CV3CM?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+reuters%2FtopNews+%28News+%2F+US+%2F+Top+News%29 Re-posted from Reuters. Geoff Geoff Comments: The healthcare industry is consolidating…

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Apple considered acquisition of Crossover Health, part of health push

Apple considered acquisition of Crossover Health, part of health push https://www.cnbc.com/2017/10/16/apple-considered-acquisition-of-crossover-health-part-of-health-push.html Re-posted from CNBC. Geoff Geoff Comments: Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, all seek economic world domination…

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