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Three improvements data promises to deliverPersonalized, prescriptive medicine creates higher-value care for patients
Two strategies to help consumers lower drug costsHealthPartners aims to improve price information for consumers. Here’s how.
Predictive analytics reduces chemotherapy-associated hospitalizationsPatient risk can improve value-based cancer care. Find out how.
How to target high-risk populations with behavioral healthHere are four of the top benefits of incorporating behavioral health management into care management plans for members with chronic conditions.
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.
Integrated pharmacy model improves adherence, reduces costsStudy shows that an integrated pharmacy approach with community mental health centers produces higher adherence rates and lower overall healthcare costs.
Multidrug-resistant infection risk climbs with longer hospital staysThe risk of developing an infection during hospitalization due to a multidrug-resistant organism increases by 1% for each day of the hospitalization, according to a report published by Infection Control Today.
Heart-related hospitalizations, deaths reduced due to coordinated care efforts
Small primary care practices have fewer preventable hospital admissions, study findsWhile changes in healthcare push small, independent primary care practices toward consolidation and hospital ownership, a new study shows that those practices have fewer preventable hospital admissions.
Study backs giving flu vaccine to adults with diabetesWorking-age adults—aged 18 to 64—with diabetes appear to have an increased risk of being hospitalized for influenza compared to similar-aged adults without diabetes, according to a study in Diabetologia.