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Health/Disease Strategy

How to target high-risk populations with behavioral healthHere are four of the top benefits of incorporating behavioral health management into care management plans for members with chronic conditions.
What providers need to do to improve chronic careA West survey finds that an overwhelming number of chronic care patients say they need help managing their disease.
ACA reform must preserve mental health pharmacy accessACA repeal or replacement must focus on how to preserve mental health services and pharmacy access.
Top 10 healthcare wearables to watch
Top 10 healthcare wearables to watchInnovation in healthcare wearables continues to drive market growth.
CMS' new bundled payment program: 3 things to knowCMS launched the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model (CJR) in 2016.
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.
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.
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.
New diabetes medications help address linked diseasesExperts share updates on new diabetes medications, and provide an overview of what’s coming.