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Health/Disease Strategy

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.
Views split on population health benefitsViews on the importance of population health differ depending on how you interact with patients, says the NEJM Care Redesign survey.
Racial disparity in breast cancer mortality linked to genesUnderstanding genetic variations and tumor differences in black women with breast cancer could lead to personalized diagnosis and treatment.
How to make diabetes control easier for patientsA real-world study of type 2 diabetes patients by Milliman has surprising findings on glycemic control and diabetes medication adherence.