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Partnership aims to make insulin more affordableCVS, Novo Nordisk launch a prescription savings program to help patients afford essential medications.
Regulatory changes for community oncology: What health execs should knowOne thing that is unlikely to change under the new Administration is the goal of reducing the cost of healthcare through various alternative payment initiatives. Here’s how that will affect oncology.
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.
Four steps managed care can take to promote antimicrobial stewardshipThe call for antimicrobial stewardship is growing. Enact these steps to prevent a return to the pre-antibiotic era.
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.
Game changing idea: Specialty intensive medical homeBlue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois partners with gastroenterology group to focus on Crohn’s disease patients.
Prescribing practices that increase risk of opioid overdoseTwo studies, one from Prime Therapeutics and Stanford, reveal an alarming increase in overdose with concurrent use of opioids and benzodiazepines. Here’s how managed care can help.
Six things other industries can learn from healthcareIndustry leaders say that despite criticisms against the healthcare industry, there are some great lessons it can teach other industries.
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.