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From new outreach programs to multidisciplinary teams, here are some new strategies health plans are employing to fight the opioid epidemic
Karen B. DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, gives the best courses of action for top technology challenges and opportunities facing healthcare executives.
As asthma prevalence continues to rise in the adult and pediatric populations, U.S. healthcare spending on medications, especially branded inhalers, is expected to increase.
Payers pair with providers to manage patients with chronic disease at a distance.
Health plans have found that Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchange plans are plagued with loopholes, and that some consumers are taking advantage.
Report offers some clues regarding healthcare spending disparities
A discussion with Thomas H. Lee, MD, chief medical officer, Press Ganey
Drug shortages take a toll, especially on emergency department patients.
Successful healthcare systems share their strategies for reducing hospital readmissions.
Staying compliant with a prescribed treatment regimen gives cardiovascular disease patients the best chance of improving their heart health and reducing future incidences of cardiac events. Here’s how to get patients on board.

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INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
Lessons learned from MSSP ACOs: What ...

Researchers from Leavitt Partners are using a combination of public and proprietary data to report on some early findings ...

Public opinion shifts about the ACA
Presidential candidates’ ACA plans
Supreme Court Zubik v. Burwell: ...

PHARMACY BEST PRACTICES
Opinion: Mail-order pharmacy market ...

Shifting patient demographics will create an ideal scenario for the online/mail-order pharmacy market in the next five to ...

Risky antibiotic use threatens patients
How four health plans are fighting ...
Asthma drug pipeline: Prevalence, ...

ACCOUNTABLE CARE
CEO of ACO shares how it saved ...

In 2013, its first year taking part in CMS’ Shared Savings Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Program, Rio Grande Valley ...

Survey reveals 3 value-based payment ...
Top 5 ways value-based pricing ...
Blue Shield of California CEO shares ...

POLICY
Several health plans sue government ...

Several lawsuits have been filed by qualified health plans offering coverage on the Affordable Care Act health insurance ...

Seven healthcare questions the ...
Healthcare affordability remains an ...
CMS updates data mining rule to ...

Zika Virus
Clinical pearls for treating uveitis

Uveitis presents particular problems for ophthalmologists. Inflammation inside the eye can occur from so many causes that ...

Zika screening: Is looking for ...
Zika virus has implications for your ...
Tips on how to talk to patients ...

FOR YOUR BENEFIT
Top 7 leadership deficiencies in ...

The Managed Healthcare Executive editorial advisory board says healthcare executives should watch out for these seven ...

What drives patients to medical ...
Karen B. DeSalvo on the top tech ...
Health Execs: How I power down at ...

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