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HOSPITAL & PROVIDER STRATEGY

Researchers identify more effective, cost-efficient test for breast cancer riskNew 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 knowA 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 knowTo 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 one hospital reduced pediatric epilepsy emergency visits, admissionsNationwide 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, obesityThis 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 homeBlue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois partners with gastroenterology group to focus on Crohn’s disease patients.
Behavioral health top priority for employersWith 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
Five advancements in diabetes treatment to watchThe 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 complyGetting diabetic patients to adhere to medication and dietary changes can be difficult. Here are some tips from experts.
Top four patient engagement trends to watchThese trends emerge from CDW’s Patient Engagement Perspective Study, but surprisingly one tech trend didn’t make the cut.