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How Current Accreditation Approaches Impact Reduction of Hospital ReadmissionsHospitals are always looking for ways to reduce readmission rates. They may have an unusual ally in a quality control system originally developed in Europe for the manufacturing sector. Read more about it.
Needless Antipsychotic Prescribing Runs Rampant in Nursing HomesA study from Human Rights Watch has eye-opening findings about antipsychotic drug prescribing in U.S. nursing homes.
Four New Skills Sought by Managed Care OrganizationsManaged care organizations are looking for new skills in healthcare leaders (and in some cases hiring for completely new leadership roles). Here are four emerging trends to watch.
News You Should Know: 3 Takeaways from Top Managed Care ArticlesHave two minutes? Listen to this quick podcast for critical takeaways from three of our top articles.
Anthem Stops Paying for Non-Emergency ED Visits: 4 TakeawaysAnthem’s decision has sparked criticism and concern, but could it reduce healthcare spending? Experts weigh in.
Twelve Must-Have Apps for Healthcare ExecutivesWe asked the Managed Healthcare Executive board to share their favorite app—for work or for play. Here’s what they said.
Walgreens-AmerisourceBergen Deal: 3 TakeawaysRetail drug chain giant Walgreens made a takeover approach to drug distributor AmerisourceBergen. Here’s what industry watchers want you to know about it.
Four Fresh New Perspectives on Telemedicine for Health ExecsA new survey from Sage Growth Partners offers new ideas on executives’ application and adoption of telemedicine technology.
Top 6 Books Health Execs Should Read in 2018Healthcare leaders share their top book recommendations. How many have you read?
Lack of interoperability contributes to opioid epidemicA coalition is pushing for interoperability advances that it believes could help curb the opioid epidemic. Here’s what it is fighting for.