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Five Things that Change the Quality Measurement and Reporting GameMake the rules work for, rather than, against you by relying on these five critical capabilities.
Federal program aimed at reducing readmissions raises concernsA new study has shocking findings about death rates in heart failure patients enrolled in the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program.
Two asthma treatment recommendations for health organizationsAllergist Bradley Chipps, MD, shares research on how to fine-tune asthma management strategies.
Five rules for payer success in oncologyPayers must reinvent efforts to reduce cancer cost and increase quality for a value-based care world. Here’s five rules to follow.
Four things to know about single-payer healthcareUniversal healthcare is top of mind for healthcare stakeholders. Here’s four things you need to know about it right now.
Four traits bold leaders possessIn an intense healthcare era, there’s no “one-size-fits-all" approach to managing, but here are four things a fearless leader must do.
New Cigna program aims to ‘unlock’ the value of healthcare dataCigna publication project takes a page out of the big pharma and medical technology playbook.
A Pharmacy Payment Model in the Medical HomeLacking a system by which pharmacist get paid for their expertise and work may be what prevents pharmacists from being integrated into medical homes.
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 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.