Health care

Life-sciences company has developed a unique, multifunction life-support device

Life-sciences company has developed a unique, multifunction life-support device

The Seattle company KenSci is tapping into big data with machine learning to advance risk prevention for health care providers.

The Seattle company is tapping into big data with machine learning to advance risk prevention for health care providers.

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Finding a practical path toward success in a digital world.

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Increasingly, measuring and quantifying work activity will be a prerequisite for success in an evolving health care market.

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With the scramble to implement electronic health records behind us, it’s now up to health systems to define what comes next.

Seattle Business magazine's 2018 event celebrating Washington state's world-class health care sector is coming up soon.

Seattle Business magazine is looking for individuals and organizations pioneering efforts to advance Washington's world-class health sector.

The United States pays more for and gets less from its health care system than peer nations.

The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) estimate that about $870 billion of the $2.9 trillion spent on health care nationwide in 2014 was waste resulting from overuse, fraud and abuse. It drives up costs, putting a heavy burden on consumers and employers alike. Major companies, public employers, insurers and medical providers in Washington state are leading an effort to break that logjam, using something called value-based purchasing, in which health care is paid for not by volume but by quality and outcome.

If the body is driven more by information than by chemistry, why not treat disease with information? This question led Matthew Scholz to biology, and, ultimately, to Immusoft Corporation, a Seattle company he founded in 2009.