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New patient-centered tool could help measure value in healthcareThe Innovation and Value Initiative launched the Open-Source Value Project, creating tools that help payers, providers, and healthcare systems make informed and patient-centered decisions that produce better health outcomes.
Integrated care can benefit pediatric asthmaticsA new study reveals interesting findings about improving the health of pediatric asthma patients and integrated care programs.
Does breastfeeding protect children against asthma?While breastfeeding has been thought to decrease children’s risk of developing allergies and asthma, a new study counters that belief.
How low-income kids benefit when parents have healthcareA new study reveals an important spillover effect of parental Medicaid coverage.
No insurance is growing problem for heart patients, providersTwo new studies address the financial implications of unexpected major healthcare expenses for common cardiovascular conditions and procedures.
Ovarian cancer could be next application for CAR T-cell therapyWhile CAR T-cell therapy has been proven to work for liquid—or blood—cancers, the challenge has been to apply this technology to solid tumors.
COPD executive care team cuts readmission rate in halfThe COPD executive care team at Sanford Medical Center is leading to impressive results. Find out who is part of the team and how it works.
Is there a simple fix for the Part D discount program?A poll from the Biosimilars Council, a division of the Association for Accessible Medicines, has interesting findings about placing biosimilars and branded biologics on a level playing field to save money.
Healthcare leaders must step up to fix the opioid epidemicHealthcare executives have a unique leadership role to play in addressing the opioid crisis. Here’s what you need to do now.
Treating frail elderly patients with multiple myeloma requires different approachTransplant eligibility issues and drug regimen options raise difficult questions when treating older multiple myeloma patients.