Hospital Informs People About The Difference Between Urgent And Emergency Care In Delightful Ads (4 Pics)

Urgent care – or emergency care? Both of them sound super serious if you ask me, so it’s definitely going to be in your interest to get to the right place for help, as soon as possible. A Florida-based healthcare service knows this and has provided convenient and amusing roadside billboards for people’s information, and so their emergency rooms don’t get clogged up with people seeking treatment for bee stings. Image credits: BayCare describes itself as a “leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 15 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions.” Like any medical service, they recommend that you visit your primary …

Health at Scale lands $16M Series A to bring machine learning to healthcare

Health at Scale, a startup with founders who have both medical and engineering expertise, wants to bring machine learning to bear on healthcare treatment options to produce outcomes with better results and less aftercare. Today the company announced a $16 million Series A. Optum, which is part of the UnitedHealth Group, was the sole investor. Today, when people look at treatment options, they may look at a particular surgeon or hospital, or simply what the insurance company will cover, but they typically lack the data to make truly informed decisions. This is true across every part of the healthcare system, particularly in the U.S. The company believes using machine learning, it can produce better results. “We are a machine learning …