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Health Management

Top five strategies for managing post-acute carePlans must be able to deploy these five tactics, whether using internal resources or collaborating with a vendor.
Why MS relapse rates are underreported: What health execs should knowTwo patient survey studies sponsored by Mallinckrodt reveal findings about patient-reported multiple sclerosis rates.
Two asthma treatment recommendations for health organizationsAllergist Bradley Chipps, MD, shares research on how to fine-tune asthma management strategies.
Landmark study identifies asthma in infantsA Canadian study reveals how clinicians may be able to identify whether asthma will develop in patients as young as age one.
Survey report reveals how patients believe providers can drive better outcomesA report on a pair of surveys from West reveals interesting findings about patient engagement, prevention, wellness, and quality of care.
Value-based payment update: Where we are and who is most successful
Value-based payment update: Where we are and who is most successfulWhile these types of programs have been in place for several years, it can be difficult to gauge who is using them and how, and whether they are achieving their intended goal.
Guided therapy can improve antibiotic resistanceResearchers share surprising findings about PCT-guided therapy in antibiotic management in patients with respiratory infections.
Survey reveals how patients believe providers can drive better outcomesA study from West reveals interesting findings about patient engagement, prevention, wellness, and quality of care.
Five approaches to effective cancer care managementManaging the care for members with cancer is unlike managing care for other chronic diseases. Here’s five ways to better care for cancer patients.
Risk-contract engagement strategies should differ for independent, employed docsIf your organization is managing a risk-based contract, you are likely working hard to engage physicians. But are you modifying those efforts based on whether physicians are independent or employed? Here’s why you should.