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ICER-VA alliance for formulary management sparks debateThe National Pharmaceutical Council takes issue with ICER’s collaboration with the VA’s PBM. Find out what both camps are saying.
Managing through turbulence in healthcare: Tips for health execsThere are tried and true methods to manage through turbulent times, both at the business and personal level. We can apply these methods as healthcare leaders.
Top waste, fraud, and abuse red flags, and how to identify them: In some cases of healthcare fraud, it’s easy to spot red flags. But in large healthcare organizations, or on the payer end, fraud and waste can be more difficult to detect through layers and layers of data.
Survey report reveals how patients believe providers can drive better outcomesA report on a pair of surveys from West reveals interesting findings about patient engagement, prevention, wellness, and quality of care.
New healthcare fraud trends managed care organizations need to watchNew healthcare fraud schemes are emerging. Here are a few of the most noteworthy.
Value-based payment update: Where we are and who is most successful
Value-based payment update: Where we are and who is most successfulWhile these types of programs have been in place for several years, it can be difficult to gauge who is using them and how, and whether they are achieving their intended goal.
Ten ways hospitals can manage rising drug costs
Ten ways hospitals can manage rising drug costsFluctuations in drug pricing and medication shortages are among the reasons for rising drug prices. Learn how you can protect your hospital’s bottom line.
Survey reveals how patients believe providers can drive better outcomesA study from West reveals interesting findings about patient engagement, prevention, wellness, and quality of care.
CMS plan to slash 340B payments under fire by hospitalsHere are four ways CMS’ final rule related to the 340B Drug Pricing Program could affect the healthcare industry.
Three ways to help nurses advance your population health initiativesWidespread adoption of population-focused nursing practice will likely take place over the next five to 10 years. Here’s how to stay ahead of the curve.