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Getting paid is key to medical success

Perhaps no area of medicine will change as much in the next five years as payment processing, according to a new McKinsey report. (Illustration from the cover of the report.

August 1, 2007 by Dana Blankenhorn


Today's Debate: Canada junking national health?

Contrary to what some conservative bloggers here are writing, Canada is not getting ready to junk its national health care plan and take up the American system.Instead, its Conservative government may allow some private insurance as a supplement, following a report from the Canadian Medical Association stating more money is needed to clear backlogs on specialized treatment.

August 1, 2007 by Dana Blankenhorn


The new healthcare beat at ZDNet blogs

The goal here is to cover the waterfront of IT in healthcare. We're talking hospital systems, medical office systems, the networks and payment systems which link them together, as well as client gear, including gear used in the home.

July 31, 2007 by Dana Blankenhorn