Earlier this month CMS officially stepped into the 21st Century, when it released its Final Rule for the 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. Buried deep within the Rule's 1,653 pages are a series of new codes that will enable Medicare to pay for: a...

When Gordon Moore observed in 1965 that the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit doubles approximately every two years, he didn't have telecommunications in mind, per se. But, clearly we've seen Moore's Law at work in the dramatic increase in computing power -...

On October 25, ABL Organization's 18th Innovations in Healthcare(TM) event presented ABBY Awards to innovative organizations that are dramatically reducing the cost of quality healthcare. The Winners were: Marc Grossman, MD, Founder & CEO of PriceMDs (PMDs), who received the Diamond ABBY Award for his company's proprietary, enterprise-facing, bundled-pricing health insurance solutions...

The hottest tourist attraction in Xining, China doesn't have a roller coaster - not even a merry-go-round. What it does have is the world's largest museum dedicated to Traditional Tibetan Medicine - and Tibet's biopharmaceutical industry that's sprung from it. Even before Hippocrates became "the Father...

The only good news to come out of this year's devastating hurricane season is that drones work. Whether it's to spot people in distress, or inspect damaged property for FEMA or insurance companies, drones are flying over and into places humans simply can't access quickly,...

While hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and now Maria, have been ravaging Texas, Florida, Georgia, and the Caribbean, thousands of displaced residents have received remote medical care. Telemedicine providers Doctor on Demand, EpicMD, and LiveHealth Online, offered care to adults; and pediatric specialty clinic provider, Nemours, reached...

Over the past two weeks we asked both our ABL Healthcare and Technology Members to "set politics aside" and respond to our all-Member survey: "How would you prefer to see the U.S. healthcare system evolve?" While the 86% of our survey respondents* were Healthcare Round Table Members,...