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Potential CVS-Aetna merger: Key takeaways for health execsThe CVS Health-Aetna potential merger will have healthcare executives rethinking traditional industry competitors. Here’s why.
Inaccurate provider directories create barriers to careHere are four ways that health plans can improve their internal processes for collecting provider data.
Five things to know: How one health system offers same-day specialty appointmentsAllegheny Health Network (AHN) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has achieved what few health systems have been able to do—offer same-day specialty appointments across its hospital network.
Four ways Medicare Part D has affected costs for diabetic patientsUnderstand Medicare Part D’s design and its coverage gap to offer the most affordable prescription drug options for patients.
Health execs: How I feel about healthcare’s futureWe asked executives how they feel about the future of healthcare. Here’s what they said.
Top 10 states with the best healthcare
Top 10 states with the best healthcareHere are the top 10 states that deliver the best healthcare services, according to personal-finance website WalletHub.
Healthcare access remains problematicA new “secret shopper” study shows that problems exist for patients with acute conditions accessing services for patients. Effectively addressing issues of network adequacy may require more accurate provider information.
Survey finds stakeholders lack understanding of biosimilarsIt is important to look at how the introduction of biosimilars in the United States may affect your business and your stakeholders and plan for those changes accordingly, according to a new report.
Narrow networks perform balancing act with access to specialty careNetworks must have ‘safety valves’ for assuring members have access
Readmissions linked to accessMeasures of access to care explained almost half of variation in readmission by county