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Health/Disease Strategy

Report sheds light on regional diabetes prevalence, costA new report by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association has eye-opening findings about diabetes prevalence, severity and cost.
Non-adherence has big impact on Medicaid beneficiaries with HIVNew data presented at the International AIDS Society Conference examines the medical and financial burden of missing pills.
Opinion: Medicare for all: Imminent or pipe dream?As the nation debates the future of our healthcare system, one idea gaining attention is a “Medicare-for-all” single-payer national health insurance plan.
How to approach value in oncologyAn eye-opening study by Precision for Value assesses cancer value frameworks.
Regular use of low-dose aspirin may lower breast cancer riskThe medication’s ability to reduce inflammation sited as one possible explanation.
Number of women with metastatic breast cancer rising, as is survival rateStudy highlights the need for services and research for this understudied population.
Pop health dashboard gives U.S. cities access to key data An initiative that aims to expand the use of population health strategies has received funding to be used in 500 U.S. cities.
PCMHs thrive with use of pop health technologyBy using a patient-centered, physician-led model of care, Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Michigan lowers recidivism and healthcare costs.
Five strategies to improve care for members with advanced diseaseHere are five key strategies to improve care and outcomes for members with advanced illness.
Population health expert highlights medicine’s 'third pillar'Professor in the School for the Science of Health Care Delivery Natalia Wilson, MD, MPH, discusses teaching population health to the next-generation of physicians, and how it will transform care.