By using a patient-centered, physician-led model of care, Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Michigan lowers recidivism and healthcare costs.
Across the country more states are taking steps to limit patients’ exposure to surprise out-of-network bills.
A survey from telemedicine provider Carena has interesting findings about virtual clinics.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital sees dramatic drop in ED visits and inpatient admissions for epilepsy patients with collaborative quality improvement project.
Retail clinics emerge as a way to satisfy the growing demand for healthcare created by the newly insured under the ACA, but contrary to expectations, they do not appear to be leading to meaningful reductions in low-acuity ED visits.
Precision medicine isn’t just about genomics anymore. With the field moving forward as the next step in population health management, environmental, social and lifestyle factors that live outside the medical system are increasingly important to target treatments and engage patients. That means health plans also need innovative technology solutions to capture, store and integrate this crucial information.
Drug shortages take a toll, especially on emergency department patients.
A report from the Department of Health and Human Services indicates positive momentum in efforts to combat hospital-acquired conditions, but experts say more can be done.
Behind the political issues and the deep emotions is the reality that the United States must overhaul end-of-life care
Massachusetts and Oregon studies show emergency department increases once patients have health insurance coverage