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Kentucky opioid program drops dispensing by 50%Howard Shaps, MD, senior medical director, WellCare of Kentucky, shares details about the Medicaid insurers’ pilot program designed to fight the opioid epidemic.
Top ways to curtail gender bias in healthcareGender bias in patient care has damaging effects, especially for women.
Six healthcare marketing trends for 2018Here are six healthcare impact trends that will challenge marketers in the upcoming year.
Stem cell therapy shows promise for COPD, but questions remainAutologous stem cell therapy may offer hope for patients with COPD. But some say caution is necessary.
Study defines ‘low-value care,’ evaluates toll on healthcare industryA new study led by UCLA researchers has eye-opening findings about low-cost, high-volume unnecessary healthcare. These low-value services may surprise you.
Federal program aimed at reducing readmissions raises concernsA new study has shocking findings about death rates in heart failure patients enrolled in the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program.
Four ways to embrace patient consumerismHere’s how health systems can provide patients with ways to improve their overall financial experience as the frustration around high-deductible health plans continue to encourage patient consumerism.
Patient experience with immunotherapy: 4 things health execs need to knowCAR T-cell therapies and other immunotherapy give this oncologist’s cancer patients hope for a better quality of life.
Top five strategies for managing post-acute carePlans must be able to deploy these five tactics, whether using internal resources or collaborating with a vendor.
Two asthma treatment recommendations for health organizationsAllergist Bradley Chipps, MD, shares research on how to fine-tune asthma management strategies.