Health/Disease Strategy

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.

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.

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.

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.