Epidemics Within the Pandemic: Shifting Priorities and Opportunities for Addressing Opioid and Mental Health Crises During Covid-19

May 6th 2021

Deaths by suicide and by substance use disorders have reached epidemic proportions, creating the tragic “perfect storm” of epidemics within a pandemic. A survey conducted by PRECISIONvalue of population health priorities among health systems and health plans since the onset of Covid-19 suggests that while mental health conditions have risen in priority, opioid use disorders have become alarmingly deprioritized.

AHRQ Report on CPAP Efficacy Gets Push Back from Sleep Medicine Industry

May 6th 2021

A report by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality suggested existing evidence on continuous positive airway pressure devices is not robust enough to be clinically meaningful.

ICER Says Alzheimer's Drug Aducanumab Should Be Priced at Between $2,560-$8,290

May 6th 2021

The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review's price range is far below the $50,000 per year envisioned by some market analysts.

The Evolution of Delivering Therapy in Healthcare and How to Expand Your Healthcare Business Today with Linda Matthews

May 5th 2021

Briana Contreras, associate editor of Managed Healthcare, speaks with Linda Matthews, president of BioCare, a leading specialty distributor of life-saving therapies, in this week's episode of Tuning In to the C-Suite podcast. The two discussed the evolution of these therapies over the last decade and most importantly how to expand and diversify a healthcare business.

Revenue Cycle’s New Priority: Helping Consumers Understand Their Coverage

May 5th 2021

Many people don't understand their insurance benefits. Hospitals and other providers should proactively explain coverage and out-of-pocket expenses.