In the shift to value care, value-based purchasing guidelines reward positive quality metrics with bonuses and levy fines and assessments on institutions that are unable to demonstrate quality of care. Often however, it’s not the care itself that’s at fault, but the reporting. Here’s an approach to capturing those crucial metrics.
Gene therapy is leaving its mark, while payers contemplate payment models, value, and efficacy issues.
A new study shows that ACA tobacco rating rules aren't enforced in employer plans.
ECRI Institute names diagnostic errors the number one concern on its Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns for Healthcare Organizations. Here’s how technology tools can help.
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A UCLA study shows that the Great Recession intensified patients’ cardiovascular risk factors.
There are a host of causes for a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to be hospitalized, ranging from pneumonia to infection.
Experts weigh in on a recent lawsuit against PBMs, whether similar lawsuits will crop up, and the likely outcomes.
The American Medical Association (AMA) is working to prevent new cases of type 2 diabetes—a leading cause of death and disability in the U.S. However, we know that we cannot do it alone.
A revealing study shows what happens when urban Medicaid patients are offered complimentary rideshares to their primary care appointment.