Is This Startup the Missing Link in the Move to Value-Based Healthcare?

At Aver, CEO Bill Nordmark is focusing on the assist, guiding health systems and insurers as they evolve towards “pay-for-quality” When asked to explain the market forces underpinning his company Aver, which recently raised a $27 million series C, CEO Bill Nordmark talks about $500 bags of peanuts. Imagine if

Achieving health gains on the way to universal health coverage in Africa

Editor’s Note: This blog features insights from the recent Stories from Africa seminar series at Duke University.   Health leaders and policymakers globally have a shared interest and commitment to achieve universal health coverage (UHC) by 2030. Health systems are responding to increased demand due to population growth, aging populations

Broadening the reach of health services through cloud

Microsoft, through its 4Afrika Initiative, works with access.mobile to extend the reach and efficacy of health services. This start-up focuses on improving access to healthcare in Africa, implementing innovative solutions in partnership with healthcare providers to address significant gaps in the infrastructure around this vital need.   Read the Full