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HOSPITAL & PROVIDER STRATEGY

Are we relying too heavily on HCAHPS?How to really understand patient experience and improve outcomes. Here are five tips to help you create a culture of excellence.
Six ways precision medicine is improving care
Six ways precision medicine is improving careHere are some of the latest precision medicine approaches being used by managed care organizations, health systems and academic medical centers across the U.S.
AMA unveils tool to address ‘ever-widening gap’ in physician educationAs the industry moves toward value-based care, medical education must keep pace.
Top 10 states with the highest hospital safety scoresThe Leapfrog Group recently released its latest hospital safety grades, and they indicate some interesting trends on a state-by-state basis.
Cancer MoonShot 2020 will arm oncologists with new tools
Cancer MoonShot 2020 will arm oncologists with new toolsThe Cancer MoonShot 2020 program brings together stakeholders from pharma, community and academic oncology, as well as government and scientific communities in an effort to accelerate the potential of combination immunotherapy as the next-generation standard of care in cancer patients.
Insurers benefit from getting on board with Cancer MoonShot 2020Drugs will be provided to health plan members on clinical trials free of charge.
Insurer: No more prior auths for opioid addiction medsAs part of efforts to combat the opioid epidemic, Cigna removes prior authorization from medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder.
Fed up providers pursue provider-sponsored health plansA recent survey suggests suggest a lack of access to appropriate commercial payer arrangements is causing health systems to explore alternatives.
New cancer care approach: Highmark’s cancer collaborativeCancer care has made great strides in the U.S., but effective care is still too expensive and inaccessible for many Americans. Now, payers and providers at Highmark, Allegheny Health Network and Johns Hopkins are launching a new model that could change cancer collaboration.
Four ways the genomic data commons will advance cancer careA new cancer database, the Genomic Data Commons, aims to make research more accessible