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Asian Americans Have Higher COVID-19 Case-Fatality Rates in Many States, Localities

July 14, 2020

The higher case-fatality rate could be because of low resting rates, a greater number of deaths, or both,

Do DMTs Increase the Risk of COVID-19 for MS Patients?

July 13, 2020

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, some feared patients with multiple sclerosis who were taking disease-modifying therapies might be at a higher risk of infection or case severity. A smalll study suggests that may not the case with one of them.

Unlocking The Power of Data Intelligence for The Pharmacy

July 13, 2020

From staffing to readmissions to diagnostics, data intelligence is poised to revolutionize healthcare.

Is Combination Therapy on the Horizon in Diabetic Macular Edema?

July 12, 2020

Patients with diabetic macular edema whose vision remains impaired even with the best available treatments may soon have a combination therapy.

Patient-Centered Medical Home Repair: Flat Fee Reduces Imaging Volume

July 11, 2020

Study of program in Oregon suggests that fee-for-service may be the reason for the underwhelming results for patient-centered medical homes.

CMS Says Agency Is Sending Quality Improvement Help to Nursing Homes In COVID-19 Hotspots

July 10, 2020

Federal agency is dispatching Quality Improvement Organizations to hotspots.

TRHC Expands Clinical Services to Include MA Enrolled High-Risk, Special Needs Patients

July 10, 2020

The healthcare tech company will assist health plans in meeting Care for Older Adults requirements.

Lisa Griffin of Jefferson Health Talks Race and Inequity (Pt. 3)

July 10, 2020

Peter Wehrwein, senior editor at Managed Healthcare Executive, spoke with Lisa Griffin, senior vice president of front-end operations at Jefferson Health in Philadelphia, about the pivot to telehealth, "seamless access" and racism.

Biosimilars for Cancer an 'Emerging Success' Says NCCN's Koh

July 09, 2020

Vote in May made FDA-approved biosimilars an "appropriate substitution" for brand-name biologics in NCCN guidelines.