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Cognitive computing shakes up healthcare: What execs need to knowThe concepts that power cognitive computing and AI have grown to include substantial healthcare advancements.
How one hospital reduced pediatric epilepsy emergency visits, admissionsNationwide Children’s Hospital sees dramatic drop in ED visits and inpatient admissions for epilepsy patients with collaborative quality improvement project.
Four steps managed care can take to promote antimicrobial stewardshipThe call for antimicrobial stewardship is growing. Enact these steps to prevent a return to the pre-antibiotic era.
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.
Paramedics fight to combat ED visits, readmissionsParamedics can do much more than transport patients to the ED or inpatient care. Payers and providers are increasingly using EMS services to reach out to patients in their homes to improve outcomes and reduce costs.
Remote Patient Monitoring is a Wise Investment for PayersThe results of Geneia’s year-long study – a savings of $8,375 per patient and a slowing of disease progression – demonstrate that remote patient monitoring is a wise investment for payers.
Advanced Analytics Improve Physician Engagement and Performance in ACOsHealth plans are using advanced analytics to improve physician engagement, performance and satisfaction in ACOs and risk-sharing contracts.
Payers Can Help with the Joy of MedicinePayers have a direct interest in preserving independent physician practices and helping all physicians regain the Joy of Medicine.
Advanced Analytics Triple Win for PayersThe use of advanced analytics by payers can improve administrative and medical costs, provider satisfaction and member health.
33% of readmissions could be preventedA new study claims that about a third of pediatric readmissions could be prevented, and not many of them are tied to underlying chronic conditions.