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Health/Disease Strategy

Program uses provider, patient incentives to fight opioid epidemicProviders are coming up short when it comes to HEDIS measures related to substance abuse. Here’s how one health plan is changing that.
Five key focus areas for building a consumer-centric healthcare organizationHere’s how to take consumer-centricity more seriously as expectations increase.
This is why you should be excited for upcoming cancer researchAcute myeloid leukemia experts share promising new developments on the oncology horizon.
Study: Patients combine toxic medications with ‘alarming frequency’A new study uses population health analytics to identify potential opioid abuse, and the study findings are troubling.
Top factors that predict 30-day COPD readmissionsRecent study findings reveal which patients are more likely to be readmitted for COPD problems, and which readmission reduction strategies might work best.
COPD one of ‘most important’ diagnoses to manage in ACOsTo succeed as a Next Generation ACO, Indiana University Health system is changing its COPD care management approach.
Do antidepressants take more lives than they save?An eye-opening Canadian study has surprising findings about the risk of death and antidepressants.
ACA repeal failure: 5 action items for healthcare execsNow that the Graham-Cassidy bill has failed, here’s what healthcare executives should do to plan for 2018.
Beta blockers not needed for heart attack survivors taking these drugsA new study has shocking results about beta blocker use in heart-attack survivors.
Five ways health plans can encourage telemedicine useA new HealthMine survey sheds light on how payers can better connect Medicare members to their health plan.