Tag: Disease Management

  • Vision for Happiness

    Vision for Happiness

    Albert Einstein famously remarked in a conversation with Werner Heisenberg. He said, “you know in the west we have got a beautiful ship and in it has all the comforts but actually the one thing that it doesn’t have is – a compass, and that’s why it doesn’t know where it is going”. Dear reader, I’m…

  • Health Insurance Coverage

    Health Insurance Coverage

    For managing disease, health insurance is a strategically good decision. A Health Insurance Policy would normally cover expenses reasonably and necessarily incurred under the following heads in respect of each insured person subject to overall ceiling of sum insured (for all claims during one policy period). Room, Boarding expenses Nursing expenses Fees of surgeon, anesthetist,…

  • Health Insurance

    In the previous post I introduced Life insurance. This section will introduce Health Insurance and its role on Health Management. Investopedia defines – Health insurance is a type of insurance coverage that pays for medical and surgical expenses incurred by the insured. Health insurance can reimburse the insured for expenses incurred from illness or injury,…

  • Life and Health Insurance : Tool for Managing Health

    Life and Health Insurance : Tool for Managing Health

    As a part of chronic disease management, insurance is a widely used supplementary tool. This article will introduce Insurance in general and move deeper in the upcoming articles. To say simply – Insurance is a legal contract in which an individual receives financial protection against a particular loss from an insurance company. It is a…

  • Machine Learning: New horizon for Chronic Disease Management [Part 1]

    Machine Learning: New horizon for Chronic Disease Management [Part 1]

    The combination of technology and analytics is bringing new horizon in health industry by cutting cost, reducing unnecessary hospitalization and also improving the health condition of patients. Chronic diseases like – diabetes, heart disease, renal disease and others could save billions of dollars by preventing unnecessary hospitalization. A study conducted at the Boston Medical Center,…