WellPoint CEO sets sights on technology


WellPoint CEO Joeseph Swedish has made adapting to technology a top priority for the Indianapolis-based insurer, aiming to ease access to healthcare services and cater to younger smartphone-savvy consumers, reports the Associated Press."We really have to pivot and adapt to the demands of the consumer," Swedish told the AP. As part of its efforts to meet those consumer demands, WellPoint now covers visits to workplace health kiosks that allow employees to speak live with a doctor and get a diagnosis without leaving their office. It is also uses data mining to determine whether patients fill prescriptions and if they need follow-up care reminders. Article