Tag Archives: Delivery

Blue Cross Plans Launch Food Delivery To Address Social Determinants

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois headquarters signage and logo. May 2018. (Credit: Getty Royalty Free)Getty One of the nation’s largest Blue Cross Blue Shield companies is expanding food delivery to 40 zip codes considered “food deserts” in Chicago and Dallas through a new service as health insurers push further into addressing social determinants… Read More »

A Better Pill–Internal Delivery Devices May Help Patients Take Their Medicine – Scientific American

Lack of compliance often leads to worsening chronic conditions and excess hospitalization. Studies consistently show one third to one half (pdf) of all U.S. patients do not take their medicines as directed, and this ends up costing the health care system between $ 100 billion and $ 300 billion annually. People fail to follow drug… Read More »

Delivery robot poised to create efficiencies, save on operational costs for hospitals

Coming soon to a hospital near you: Robots? If Savioke and Swisslog have a say in the matter, then yes, robots. The former, a robotics company, and the latter, a healthcare automation outfit, have teamed together to create a robot they call Relay. Already in use in the hospitality industry, it’s been tested in healthcare… Read More »