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Four reasons payers need to embrace the digital economyConsumer and provider expectations have changed as a result of the digital economy. Here are four reasons why payers need to start migrating their businesses in that direction.
Four ways PBMs must change to thrive in the future
Four ways PBMs must change to thrive in the futureThe days of the traditional, channel-focused and largely enshrouded PBM business model have come and gone. Here’s what’s next.
Nine ways to help diabetic patients complyGetting diabetic patients to adhere to medication and dietary changes can be difficult. Here are some tips from experts.
Seven ways health execs can prepare for the futureSeven ways health execs can prepare for the future.
Four priorities your health plan must embrace to thrive in the future
Four priorities your health plan must embrace to thrive in the futureHealth plans of the future will focus on consumers: designing products, care and services to support improved health.
Five ways to close gaps in care and build a successful quality improvement programBy deploying a proactive, year-round strategy that aligns data analytics with a focused approach for addressing gaps in care, your organization can turn routine quality measurement and reporting activities into a true strategic advantage by ensuring that quality measurably improves across key metrics.
Four things to know about the 21st Century Cures ActThe 21st Century Cures Act, a landmark medical research bill, offers healthcare executives a promising future.
Are we relying too heavily on HCAHPS?How to really understand patient experience and improve outcomes. Here are five tips to help you create a culture of excellence.
How physicians can transition to an insurance-free practice
How physicians can transition to an insurance-free practicePhysicians have long expressed dissatisfaction with the amount of time and money it takes to deal with insurance companies, but the alternative, going insurance-free, may seem a risky, problematic model of operation that could send patients fleeing from their practice—something no physician wants to happen.
Fed up providers pursue provider-sponsored health plansA recent survey suggests suggest a lack of access to appropriate commercial payer arrangements is causing health systems to explore alternatives.