Health/Disease Strategy

For Better HCQ Retinopathy Guidelines, Include Prescribing Physicians

July 20, 2020

Guidelines to prevent retinopathy caused by a drug to treat autoimmune disease must be developed jointly by ophthalmologists and prescribing physicians, journal authors say.

How Will Real-World Evidence Help Drive Solutions for COVID-19?

July 19, 2020

How real-world evidence will help FDA develop a vaccine.

Word From FDA, NIH on COVID-19 Vaccine: No Cutting Corners

July 05, 2020

FDA outlines what it will take to get a COVID-19 vaccine approved, while NIH offers its research strategy.

How Glucose Monitors Affect Healthcare Spending

May 09, 2018

A new study has surprising findings about the cost effectiveness of continuous glucose monitoring for type 1 diabetes patients.

Surprising Study Findings: How Cutting Salt Intake Affects Healthcare Costs

May 07, 2018

How would the FDA proposal to reduce the amount of salt in people’s diets affect healthcare costs? Find out.

Medical Jargon, Acronyms that Most Confuse Patients

May 05, 2018

How skipping industry acronyms and jargon and using simple terminology will eliminate confusion and misinterpretation.

Survey Uncovers Key Gaps in Provider Access to Patient Data

May 04, 2018

A Surescripts survey reveals the need for more interoperable access to patient data in three major areas.

Top Four Causes of Female Mortality and Treatment Advances

May 03, 2018

The conditions that are the biggest drivers of female mortality, some preventive measures, and the latest treatment advances.

Health Execs Struggle to Keep On-Pace with Population Health Goals

May 03, 2018

There’s surprising findings in Numerof & Associates’ study about healthcare executives’ population health management objectives.

Study: Health-Related Research Lacks Diversity

May 02, 2018

A Ball State University study has astonishing findings about racial and ethnic minorities and their participation in health-related research.

Can Apple Act as a Go-Between Patients and Healthcare?

April 25, 2018

Apple brings health records to the iPhone. Find out what it means for EHR interoperability and patient engagement.

Study: WellCare’s Community Assistance Line Coordinates Social Care

April 23, 2018

A call center-based social support role may be a valuable addition to the evolving healthcare workforce, according to a new study.

Humana Targets Social Determinants of Health, Improves Outcomes in 2 Cities

April 16, 2018

How Humana is successfully improving care for members in two cities.

How to Treat Substance Abuse with a Model of Ongoing Care

April 13, 2018

Here's how one federally qualified health center in southcentral Pennsylvania is tackling the opioid crisis in its community.

Burnout Hits Oncologists Hard, but Healthcare Systems Can Help

April 10, 2018

Healthcare systems stand to lose $6 million if burned out physicians choose to resign or work elsewhere. Here are some ways to curb burnout and its associated costs.

How RA, Cancer, Hep C Drug Costs Will Change Over Next Five Years

April 06, 2018

Experts weigh in on the spending outlook for these high-cost conditions.

Gene Therapy Advances: What Health Execs Should Know

April 05, 2018

Gene therapy is leaving its mark, while payers contemplate payment models, value, and efficacy issues.

Economic Stress Has Negative Impact on Patients’ Health

March 30, 2018

A UCLA study shows that the Great Recession intensified patients’ cardiovascular risk factors.

Readmission Cost Savings are a Reality with Enhanced Patient Engagement

March 18, 2018

Reduce readmissions by focusing on better engagement with patients and improving coordination from inpatient to outpatient settings.

Opinion: Telepsychiatry needed to bridge gap for rural VA patients

March 16, 2018

Unfortunately, the issue for many vets who experience trauma is that the mental health services they need are too far away from home. Here’s one solution.