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Blue Cross, through NOLAHI, Invests Directly in Improving Outcomes for Diabetics

By |April 4th, 2018|

As a person with Type 2 diabetics in my family, I’ve seen the struggle, up close and personal, of having to stick yourself multiple times a day, record your blood sugar levels and then convert that on the fly into some kind of medicine dosing. Calling it a messy process […]

Alertgy wins NOLA Health Innovators Challenge Diabetes Pitch

By |March 22nd, 2018|

Note from Mike: I was at this event earlier this week. I’m really excited to see the amazing work these firms are doing to fight diabetes. I’ve talked before about the cost of treating chronic conditions. I’m amped about new tech that can help doctors and health plans like Blue […]

Escape Routes: Lawsuits, Associations and Mandates!

By |March 6th, 2018|

How many times have you seen something in the news and been surprised?

Happens with me and my wife all the time. “Hey baby, did you know Blah-Blah died!?”

“Really? Oh, that’s sad. I really liked her!” We’re big film fans, but we tend to lose track of stars if they aren’t […]

The Flu: What Is It and Should I Be Worried?

By |February 12th, 2018|

I’m sure we’ve all seen the news by now – we’re having a very tough flu season. I like to add perspective to the headlines, so today I’ll share a bit of what I’ve learned about the flu with you.

What Is the Flu?
What we call “the flu” is actually a […]

Podcast: Straight Talk with Michael Bertaut, Episode 4

By |February 6th, 2018|

In this edition of the Straight Talk podcast, Mike Bertaut shares a personal story about shopping for the best price for a medical procedure, the frustrations he found and what Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is doing to make it easier for you to have a more “Amazon-like” […]