HOSPITAL & PROVIDER STRATEGY
Researchers identify more effective, cost-efficient test for breast cancer risk April 24, 2017By Tracey WalkerNew findings reveal this genetic test to assess breast cancer risk could be more effective than others. ACA uncertainty impacts rate of insured: What health execs should know April 21, 2017By Tracey WalkerA Gallup-Healthways poll shows it will be important to monitor the uninsured trends in the coming months as the ACA hangs in the balance. Zika vaccine progress: Five things to know April 19, 2017By Karen AppoldTo date, the CDC reports 5,234 Zika virus disease cases in the United States and 36,526 cases in U.S. territories. Here’s where we are in the vaccine development process. How to make health price information more accessible to consumers April 18, 2017By Tracey WalkerNational survey and surveys in New York State, Florida, Texas, and New Hampshire point to a need for more actionable price information. How one hospital reduced pediatric epilepsy emergency visits, admissions April 17, 2017By Tracey WalkerNationwide Children’s Hospital sees dramatic drop in ED visits and inpatient admissions for epilepsy patients with collaborative quality improvement project. One plan’s unique approach to combat diabetes, obesity April 13, 2017By Roy Beveridge MDThis novel approach aims to help those already struggling with obesity and diabetes, but eventually win the fight against this epidemic. Game changing idea: Specialty intensive medical home April 11, 2017By Tracey WalkerBlue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois partners with gastroenterology group to focus on Crohn’s disease patients. Behavioral health top priority for employers April 11, 2017By Tracey WalkerWith a growing need for services, nearly nine in 10 employers cite behavioral health as an important priority in Willis Towers Watson survey. Five advancements in diabetes treatment to watch April 09, 2017By Karen AppoldThe healthcare industry continues to focus efforts on treatments that work better, and ideally are less expensive and less invasive for patients. Nine ways to help diabetic patients comply April 08, 2017By Aine CrytsGetting diabetic patients to adhere to medication and dietary changes can be difficult. Here are some tips from experts.