How to target high-risk populations with behavioral health March 23, 2017 By Ron Geraty MD Here 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 care March 15, 2017 By Tracey Walker A 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 access March 12, 2017 By John Figueroa ACA repeal or replacement must focus on how to preserve mental health services and pharmacy access. Top 10 healthcare wearables to watch March 10, 2017 By Donna Marbury Innovation in healthcare wearables continues to drive market growth. CMS' new bundled payment program: 3 things to know March 05, 2017 By Aine Cryts CMS launched the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model (CJR) in 2016. Six diseases reap benefits of biomarkers, genetic tests March 02, 2017 By Karen Appold Biomarker 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, readmissions February 27, 2017 By Rachael Zimlich RN Paramedics 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 consider February 25, 2017 By Karen Appold Genetic testing holds great promise, but there are some critical drawbacks to consider. Clinical team alignment top priority for payers February 20, 2017 By Marc O'Connor Investment 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 diseases Experts share updates on new diabetes medications, and provide an overview of what’s coming.