Healthcare delivery

Population health expert highlights medicine’s 'third pillar'Professor in the School for the Science of Health Care Delivery Natalia Wilson, MD, MPH, discusses teaching population health to the next-generation of physicians, and how it will transform care.
Health execs: How I feel about healthcare’s futureWe asked executives how they feel about the future of healthcare. Here’s what they said.
Is corporate pharmacy shooting itself in the foot?Maybe retail pharmacy organizations should take a look at their priorities before they find themselves at an evolutionary dead end.
Why study international healthcare?Those who are in decision-making roles must study how other countries address healthcare financing and delivery so as to bring the best initiatives of the studied country to the healthcare systems they oversee.
“Pharmacists are the drug experts. Call us first!”Independent community pharmacists found plenty to think about at the recent McKesson ideaShare Conference in San Diego.
Fate of Obamacare uncertainThe implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) stands to alter the U.S. healthcare system and the role of private insurance.
$840 million HHS initiative seeks to redesign healthcare deliveryThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has launched a new initiative aimed at redesigning clinical practice and improving healthcare delivery.
Working the system at expense of veteran careRather than figure out how to meet the demand for care and comply with the policy, news reports and congressional committees indicate that staff members developed strategies to “game” the computer scheduling system to make it appear as though timely appointments were being given when such was not the case. How many veterans might have suffered some irreversible vision loss as a result of delays in eye care?
Letter to the editor: Medical practice is being captured by regulatorsGovernment, insurance companies, and other outside parties are stifling the practice of medicine, a reader writes.