Hospitals face the losses even with proposed increase in federal reimbursement.
Jagdish Khubchandani, a Ball State University health science professor, provides tips to keep in-office healthcare workers, who are some of the most vulnerable, healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
With more consumer-centric efforts in healthcare, hospitals and providers have been seeing a decline in patient volume. Four more consumer-centric strategies can be found.
Leveraging experience in monitoring coronavirus symptoms, Datos health, an Israeli telehealth company, releases solution to avoid low-risk patients in overwhelming hospitals.
EarlySense is helping Sheba Medical Center in Israel to protect staff who are treating patients for the coronavirus through monitoring and are prepared to implement similar solution in hospitals and skilled nursing facilities.
According to a recent report by Ball State University, abbout 17% of U.S. employees could be negatively impacted if social distancing becomes the norm as the nation attempts to contain COVID-19.
The successor, Oncology Care First, will likely include two tracks with downside risk right from the start.
Medicare Advantage plans are now covering more benefits than they have in the past for those facing social determinants of health in their daily lifestyles.
There is fairly broad agreement that conditions like cancer, diabetes, and more will be the most costly for the American healthcare system over the next decade.
While it is a common understanding that too much of the $3.6 trillion we spend on healthcare is not wisely spent, there are opportunities for the industry to make some changes.