Cancer is the second most costly medical condition in the United States behind heart disease, and a study presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) sought to better understand Medicare costs.
Hospitals & Providers
In the three decades since its passage, Stark Law has become one of the most significant sources of regulatory burden on physicians and, ultimately, for Medicare beneficiaries.
Physician leader Atul Gawande believes that as treatment options proliferate for cancer care and other serious illnesses, it will create a new challenge: patient communication about quality of life.
Here are five surprising ways to tailor experiences so patients adopt healthier behaviors when faced with chronic conditions like diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and COPD.
New definition of burnout to be included in forthcoming ICD-11.
The new plan could affect all of healthcare and could radically change contract provider agreements.
Top leaders share simple ways to cultivate patient loyalty.
Surgery shouldn’t be the first step when considering treatment. Analytics can help the determine the best path that leaves patients healthier and payers with fewer costs.
A new RAND study uncovers significant differences between healthcare costs paid by privately insured patients and those paid out by Medicare.
Here are five key metrics that executives should pay attention to as they navigate challenges.