The efficiency and ease of tools that support virtualization will set the stage for the future of cancer care.
Three differentiators that separate leaders from chasers in virtual health transformation.
Labs are justifying larger respiratory panels as simplifying a physician’s job in diagnosing via lab testing, but payers need to observe the multiplex testing trend.
Spending the extra time and effort to address a patient’s body, mind, and spirit is a good business practice for physicians. We need to achieve this in our own practices and at a systemic level – but how?
CMS and state officials are using payment incentives, data collection and program requirements to start edging the lofty ideals of health equity toward reality.
Momentum is building for biosimialrs but robust coverage for lower-cost agents, including biosimilars, is needed.
The benefits of addressing barriers and increasing access to HIV PrEP therapies to high-risk populations across the globe.
Study shows that every 5% increment in the cardiovascular disease risk as measured by the 10-year Framingham risk score was related to lower cognitive function.
The one-sided, research-oriented approach has to change so patients have ready access to dashboards with their disease histories and pre-visit documents tailored to the patient questions.
The fast-evolving field of precision medicine offers the promise of more effective treatments and better outcomes, and it’s time that we collaborate to keep outdated clinical and reimbursement practices from slowing it down.
Equity is a central part of healthcare quality, but health plans often lack information on individual members’ race and ethnicity, making assessing and improving health outcomes challenging.
Natural language processing is an essential tool in value-based agreement, says an executive at a natural language processing company.
Content of this article was sponsored by Arbor Pharmaceuticals, LLC. Copyright 2020. This Managed Healthcare Executive® publication provides key information regarding a review by Faraone, et al, which was originally published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2019.06.012). The authors of the original review are Stephen V. Faraone, PhD; Anthony L. Rostain, MD; C. Brendan Montano, MD; Oren Mason, MD; Kevin M. Antshel, PhD; Jeffrey H. Newcorn, MD. Please consult the full published review for complete information.
Tapping the potential of digital pharmacy involves creating conditions that allow pharmacists to build trusting relationships with patients, tighter integration pharmacists into care plans and authentic patient engagement.
The more we rely on technology, the further away we get from focusing on and addressing one of the most critical components of care: Trust between the patient and doctor.
States need to prepare for the onslaught of work related to Medicaid enrollment and redeterminations with continuous enrollment scheduled to end on March 31.
Risk adjustment is a central feature of value-based care, but it can be abused. Natural language processing can make the process efficient and steer it clear of fraud and other problems.
Medical professionals are often strapped for time and they experience immense pressure to stay on top of paperwork while simultaneously having to see and treat patients. Add late nights on call and long shifts to the equation, and one can begin to comprehend the high-stress nature of the job.
Strategies are needed that take most, if not, all of the burden away from the patient so that RPM enhances their experience with their care. Both telehealth and RPM have those elements needed to improve the patient experience, including good communication between doctors and patients and improved patient engagement.
Hiring assistants that work virtually and outsourcing medical coding are two ways that providers can navigate through these times of increasing cost pressures and staffing shortages.
Ensuring that patients with serious conditions have access to LTACH care can help improve their outcomes. Discover the distinctions in patient conditions treated at LTACHs compared to SNFs
Lower limb amputations are devastating for people living with diabetes, particularly for Black Americans facing poor access to comprehensive care. A coordinated, data-driven national prevention strategy is the only way to curb this growing epidemic for all at-risk populations.
Paul K. Paik, MD, considers the future of MET-directed therapies in non-small cell lung cancer.
Healthcare executives look ahead to 2022 and the forces and events that will shape the American healthcare landscape.Amendola Communications compiled these comments from a variety of healthcare executives.
A look inside six trends that will shape and influence care, planning and performance over the next year for health plans.
If virtual care is achieve meaningful health outcomes in a primary care setting, it must be practiced within a bona fide hybrid approach.
Improving customer experience strategies is a top priority to keep pace in the modern market.
The healthcare sector has always been one of constant change, regularly experiencing technological, policy, and practice transformation. But the level of uncertainty and complexity since the pandemic hit has put understanding how the business of healthcare has changed on life support.
Medicare and Medicaid programs that serve the most-vulnerable Americans facing SDOH barriers can be major facilitators of appropriate non-emergency transportation to non-medical sites. But how do we determine what is appropriate, and what do we know about transportation services to non-medical sites today?