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Humana Targets Social Determinants of Health, Improves Outcomes in 2 CitiesHow Humana is successfully improving care for members in two cities.
How to Treat Substance Abuse with a Model of Ongoing Care
How to Treat Substance Abuse with a Model of Ongoing CareHere's how one federally qualified health center in southcentral Pennsylvania is tackling the opioid crisis in its community.
Burnout Hits Oncologists Hard, but Healthcare Systems Can Help
Burnout Hits Oncologists Hard, but Healthcare Systems Can HelpHealthcare systems stand to lose $6 million if burned out physicians choose to resign or work elsewhere. Here are some ways to curb burnout and its associated costs.
How RA, Cancer, Hep C Drug Costs Will Change Over Next Five Years
How RA, Cancer, Hep C Drug Costs Will Change Over Next Five YearsExperts weigh in on the spending outlook for these high-cost conditions.
Gene Therapy Advances: What Health Execs Should KnowGene therapy is leaving its mark, while payers contemplate payment models, value, and efficacy issues.
Four Big Changes Health Plans are Making to Lower Diabetes Costs
Four Big Changes Health Plans are Making to Lower Diabetes CostsSome health insurers have found ways to control costs or improve the quality of diabetes care.
Five Treatments Turning the Tide on Diabetes
Five Treatments Turning the Tide on DiabetesHere are five new advances in disease management—including promising treatments in the pipeline.
Economic Stress Has Negative Impact on Patients’ HealthA UCLA study shows that the Great Recession intensified patients’ cardiovascular risk factors.
Readmission Cost Savings are a Reality with Enhanced Patient EngagementReduce readmissions by focusing on better engagement with patients and improving coordination from inpatient to outpatient settings.
Opinion: Telepsychiatry needed to bridge gap for rural VA patientsUnfortunately, the issue for many vets who experience trauma is that the mental health services they need are too far away from home. Here’s one solution.