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Health/Disease Strategy

Pop health project finds new ties between health, finances, locationPopulation health data strategies are finding connections between better health and better quality of living.
Hospital pop health program increases cancer screenings, patient engagementA hospital system is adapting population health data to create a blueprint for a cost savings patient care program.
One plan’s unique approach to combat diabetes, obesityThis novel approach aims to help those already struggling with obesity and diabetes, but eventually win the fight against this epidemic.
Regulatory changes for community oncology: What health execs should knowOne thing that is unlikely to change under the new Administration is the goal of reducing the cost of healthcare through various alternative payment initiatives. Here’s how that will affect oncology.
Game changing idea: Specialty intensive medical homeBlue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois partners with gastroenterology group to focus on Crohn’s disease patients.
Behavioral health top priority for employersWith a growing need for services, nearly nine in 10 employers cite behavioral health as an important priority in Willis Towers Watson survey.
Five advancements in diabetes treatment to watch
Five advancements in diabetes treatment to watchThe healthcare industry continues to focus efforts on treatments that work better, and ideally are less expensive and less invasive for patients.
Three ways smarter technology is improving diabetes careCould new technology solve America’s diabetes crisis? Find out.
Bariatric surgery costs vs. benefits: Plan coverage considerationsFrom a healthcare perspective, bariatric surgery is considered one of the most effective options for short-term and sustained weight loss. But does the investment pay off?
Incremental clinical advances for Duchenne Muscular DystrophyJust last year, the FDA approved Exondys 51 (eteplirsen) for DMD, over the recommendations of FDA scientists and an external scientific advisory committee. Read more.