The RNA Moment: Once Second to DNA are Treatments Now Filling the Drug Pipeline

November 09, 2021

The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines introduced much of the world to ribonucleic acid (RNA), which has long played second fiddle to DNA. But in addition to the messenger RNA vaccines, treatments targeting and using RNA in a variety of ways are filling the pipeline and exciting researchers and drug developers.

Advanced Analytics: an Essential Tool for Value-Based Care Success

October 17, 2021

Data analytics allows providers to gain insights from performance management measures and metrics that hold the clues to financial viability under risk-based and pay-for-performance contracts. By embracing advanced analytics, hospitals and health systems can accelerate their path to value.

Americans are Continuing to Struggle with Healthcare Literacy

September 30, 2021

Results from a survey conducted by DirectPath revealed many consumers still lack the knowledge required to make informed choices about their health plan and care, which displays as a concern for healthcare education and transparency.

What’s Needed to Navigate America’s Mental Health Care Crisis

September 29, 2021

Demand for mental health care is booming. With a shortage of psychiatrists, author of this opinion piece, Robert Krayn, asks how can we ensure providers are empowered to deliver the best care possible for their patients?

Stephanie Mercado of NAHQ Talks Healthcare Quality and How to Continue Improving Healthcare as a Whole

September 10, 2021

Briana Contreras of MHE met Stephanie Mercado, CEO and Executive Director of NAHQ (National Association for Healthcare Quality) for this week's episode of Tuning In to the C-Suite. The two discussed NAHQ’s mission to improve healthcare quality and what improvements, as well as shortcomings have been made. She also shared what steps need to be taken in healthcare as a whole to continue improving the quality of care.