Analysts speculate Health Net will sell off businesses in key states where it's not the market leader.
Hospitals & Providers Strategy
As more Americans postpone healthcare due to the recession, Managed care executives need to get out in front of this issue now to start thinking about ways to provide monitoring and stop-gap care for those who need it most.
CPOE has received attention to reduce medication errors and adverse drug reactions, but adoption has been slow, according to data from the 2008 Leapfrog Hospital Survey.
FTC's August 1 enforcement of Red Flags rules to reduce identity theft requires healthcare providers to have written policies on how they will respond to the "red flags" of identity theft.
Health plan industry keeps stakeholders informed in the midst of the swine flu outbreak.
Efficiency and patient satisfaction are fueling the growth of self-service kiosks in ambulatory and ER settings.
More than half of all hospitals use the hospitalist model to deliver inpatient care
The number of uninsured hospitalizations increased, according to AHRQ, so the key now is to focus on ways to prevent preventable conditions.
Hospitals using emergency treatment strategies emphasizing evidence-based therapy and better communication among healthcare providers reduced heart attack patient deaths by 19% for up to one year after patient discharge, according to report.
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