The CDC estimates that on any given day, 1 in 31 hospital patients and 1 in 43 nursing home residents has a healthcare-associated infection, which is an infection that occurs while being treated in a medical facility.
There are three key facets that must be considered in order to meet the demands of an endemic - the ongoing acceptance of a baseline of COVID-19 infection rates that will be maintained for the foreseeable future.
Briana Contreras, associate editor of Managed Healthcare Executive, spoke with Chris Evanguelidi, head of healthcare at Redpoint Global, about the best practices for closing the healthcare experience gap and devising an effective patient engagement strategy through a more patient-centric health system.
The prevalence of a single, prominent, chronic condition among Medicare beneficiaries is staggering: fully one-third of all Medicare beneficiaries have diabetes. As a result, 3.3 million Medicare beneficiaries take insulin.
Dr. Vivian Lee of Verily Life Sciences addresses if value-based care programs have steered U.S healthcare away from the problems of fee-for-service at a virtual ISPOR meeting today. Lee also shares her thoughts on if the pandemic changed her views of American healthcare.
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.