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Four priorities your health plan must embrace to thrive in the future
Four priorities your health plan must embrace to thrive in the futureHealth plans of the future will focus on consumers: designing products, care and services to support improved health.
Healthcare mergers and acquisitions: What payers, providers will do in 2017Integrating businesses is complex, but experts shed light on other options including partnerships and shared services.
Six diseases reap benefits of biomarkers, genetic tests
Six diseases reap benefits of biomarkers, genetic testsBiomarker testing for harmful genetic mutations provides the opportunity to identify at-risk individuals who might benefit from risk modification strategies and/or enhanced disease screening.
Cannabinoid-based drug pipeline grows: 4 ways to prepareNew treatment indications are under investigation for the use of cannabinoid-based drugs. Are you ready?
Step up your social media: Learn from one health plan’s successStephen Rioseco, of Horizon BCBSNJ, tells Managed Healthcare Executive how his health plan fully capitalizes on the power of social media for customer service.
Paramedics fight to combat ED visits, readmissionsParamedics can do much more than transport patients to the ED or inpatient care. Payers and providers are increasingly using EMS services to reach out to patients in their homes to improve outcomes and reduce costs.
Genetic testing: Two downsides to considerGenetic testing holds great promise, but there are some critical drawbacks to consider.
Top 3 things to know: GOP ACA replacement planRepublicans recently unveiled their ACA replacement plan. Here’s what the experts say you need to know.
Four member experience technologies your health plan should be usingTechnology experts predict that more health plans will take advantage of consumer engagement technologies in 2017.
Clinical team alignment top priority for payersInvestment in resources that support clinicians and patients closer to the point of care may be the cure for what ails managed care executives.