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Health plans explore psychosocial support services to improve outcomesPatients who lack resources likely won’t have improved health outcomes even with interventions. Some plans are exploring how to address the problem.
COPD patient education needs, challenges: What health execs should knowEducation is a significant element of comprehensive care for COPD patients. In this Q&A, one expert shares her recommendations.
Four ways tech improves chronic disease management
Four ways tech improves chronic disease managementFinding technology solutions to diagnose and manage chronic conditions is critical to the future of healthcare.
Biosimilars can save billions of healthcare dollarsAnalysis from RAND helps frame the potential of biosimilars to reduce spending on biologics.
Potential CVS-Aetna merger: Key takeaways for health execsThe CVS Health-Aetna potential merger will have healthcare executives rethinking traditional industry competitors. Here’s why.
Do accountable care organizations save money?New data from CMS show that ACOs succeed at producing quality gains and cost savings, but at least one effort begs to differ.
Five ACO success tips from Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization CEOFind out what worked for this value-based physician and hospital network and Accountable Care Organization in Massachusetts.
Five ways PAs help plans, providers meet mental health needsHow can we as an industry help address the growing need and demand for quality mental health services? One of the more promising solutions is the expanded use of certified physician assistants.
Four new treatments for acute myeloid leukemia to watchKey takeaways for healthcare executives from Bruno Medeiros, MD, associate professor of medicine (hematology) at the Stanford University Medical Center and director of Cancer Center Infusion Area Treatment Services at Stanford Cancer Center.
Four new treatments for acute myeloid leukemia to watchKey takeaways for healthcare executives from Bruno Medeiros, MD, associate professor of medicine (hematology) at the Stanford University Medical Center and director of Cancer Center Infusion Area Treatment Services at Stanford Cancer Center.