Tracey Walker
What do patients value in healthcare?
National surveys from Public Agenda, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, examine public perceptions of quality in diabetes care, joint replacement and maternity care.
Is managed care overusing inferior vena cava filters?
A new study evaluating Humana claims data reveals interesting findings about IVC filter use in managed care.
Top 3 factors in biosimilar coverage
An Avalere study has interesting findings about payer acceptance of biosimilars.
Three things to know about virtual clinics
A survey from telemedicine provider Carena has interesting findings about virtual clinics.
ICER, VA join to work on drug value, price negotiations
Analysts discuss how pharmacoeconomics will make a difference in treatment decisions.
Fourteen things Trump needs to know about opioids
As President Trump promises fight the opioid epidemic, here are 14 things experts want him to know.
What's missing in hep C drugs
Payers have unmet needs in the changing hepatitis C (HCV) space, according to a recent survey. The survey, from Precision for Value, highlights what can be done to encourage payers to ease coverage policies for these drugs in the next wave of HCV treatment.
Researchers identify more effective, cost-efficient test for breast cancer risk
New findings reveal this genetic test to assess breast cancer risk could be more effective than others.
ACA uncertainty impacts rate of insured: What health execs should know
A Gallup-Healthways poll shows it will be important to monitor the uninsured trends in the coming months as the ACA hangs in the balance.
How to connect with the sickest, neediest patients
A new Commonwealth Fund survey on how Medicaid changes could affect this population, has experts weighing in on ways to resolve the healthcare disconnect.

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