This is a non-trivial recognition by an important publication, which, for instance, has contributions from Senator Obama and Senator McCain long before the election winds started. The magazine also derives its strength from its publisher – the Carnegie Endowment.
You can read it (the item about us) here but requires paid registration. You can also pick up a copy at a nearby magazine-stand.
It is a short piece, written by Joshua Keating and some of the comments appear below:
- PreviMed, a new Silicon Valley start-up aiming to be a kind of Priceline for medical care, is banking on. “Our idea is to give patients, their insurance companies, and home doctors a choice,” says CEO Atul Salgaonkar.
- Bridging this information gap is PreviMed’s mission. If you need a particular procedure but can’t afford an insurance payment, the insurance company can submit your medical information to a secure server on PreviMed’s Web site. Prescreened hospitals from around the world can bid for the job by suggesting a course of treatment and price. Ideally, you can then choose from a variety of offers.
- “…by introducing a level of transparency, we’re making a small change for the better,” he says. (Attributed to Atul Salgaonkar, CEO, PreviMed, Inc.)