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Health/Disease Strategy

Here's why microhospitals are poised for growthThis new hospital model offers an opportunity to attract new patients in an efficient, cost-effective setting.
First gene therapy for cancer approved: What health execs should knowThe first therapy based on gene transfer has been approved by the FDA. What’s next for healthcare executives?
How does breastfeeding influence breast cancer risk?There are several possible reasons that breastfeeding may influence breast cancer risk, according to the American Institute of Cancer Research. Find out what they are.
Genetic testing may benefit this populationNew research shows that these certain patients with breast cancer can benefit from genetic testing for all breast cancer genes.
Should insurers be urged to publish their data?Here’s what industry experts think after Cigna’s business model shift.
Four growing diabetes trendsA new University of California, San Diego-led review has interesting findings about diabetes costs, patient care models and medication therapy.
New Cigna program aims to ‘unlock’ the value of healthcare dataCigna publication project takes a page out of the big pharma and medical technology playbook.
New challenges, opportunities in autoimmune disease treatment
New challenges, opportunities in autoimmune disease treatmentAllegheny Health Network’s Susan Manzi, MD, MPH, discusses the healthcare needs of patients with lupus and other autoimmune disorders.
Health plans explain genetic testing coverage decisions
Health plans explain genetic testing coverage decisionsToday there are nearly 67,000 genetic tests. With so many tests available, it can be difficult for MCOs to determine what to cover.
Four innovative ways employers can deliver healthcareA National Business Group on Health survey finds that with costs continuing to rise, employers are shifting control efforts to how healthcare is delivered and paid for.