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Health Management

Report sheds light on regional diabetes prevalence, costA new report by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association has eye-opening findings about diabetes prevalence, severity and cost.
How Cigna reduced opioid use 12% in 12 monthsManaged Healthcare Executive (MHE) recently spoke with Cigna’s Chief Medical Officer for Behavioral Health Doug Nemecek, MD, about Cigna’s efforts, outcomes, and how it plans to reach its goal
How medical schools are responding to the opioid epidemicAs the opioid epidemic rages, up-and-coming physicians are seen as part of the solution. Here’s how medical schools are changing their training programs.
How to approach value in oncologyAn eye-opening study by Precision for Value assesses cancer value frameworks.
Three ways integration focuses on customersHere are three ways HealthPartners’ health plan and care delivery system work together to save customers time and money and improve their experience.
Depression: How to treat, avoid misdiagnosisDepression is one of the most common diagnosed disorders but providers still have trouble diagnosing and treating these patients.
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.
Three ways payers can help consumers make wise healthcare decisionsPayers can facilitate action on the part of physicians to appreciate the growing awareness and financial responsibility of their patients and to better use a shared decision-making approach. Here’s three ways how.