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Hospitals & Providers

New Payment Model Improves Cancer Care at Oncology GroupCEO of a Pennsylvania-based oncology group shares how participating in a new value-based model is changing the care approach.
Survey Findings Show What Millennials Want in Healthcare Providers
Survey Findings Show What Millennials Want in Healthcare ProvidersA new survey from PNC Healthcare sheds important light on patient-centered care among various age groups, especially millennials.
How Predictive Modeling, Big Data Analytics Curb Health Costs in China
How Predictive Modeling, Big Data Analytics Curb Health Costs in ChinaHealthKonnect, a subsidiary of Chinese insurer Ping An Insurance Group developed a personal health-risk prediction model that has the ability to predict at individual patient level future healthcare risks measured by total medical costs. Here’s how.
The Blood Pressure Drugs that are Linked to Lower Mortality
The Blood Pressure Drugs that are Linked to Lower MortalityA study from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute has shocking findings about certain blood pressure medications and mortality outcomes.
Three Things to Know about Health Insurance Buying Patterns
Three Things to Know about Health Insurance Buying PatternsA new Private Exchange Research Council study shows why decision support and educational tools are necessary to help employees navigate the choice in benefits.
Burnout Hits Oncologists Hard, but Healthcare Systems Can Help
Burnout Hits Oncologists Hard, but Healthcare Systems Can HelpHealthcare systems stand to lose $6 million if burned out physicians choose to resign or work elsewhere. Here are some ways to curb burnout and its associated costs.
Three Proactive Approaches to Improve Value Based Purchase Reporting
Three Proactive Approaches to Improve Value Based Purchase ReportingIn the shift to value care, value-based purchasing guidelines reward positive quality metrics with bonuses and levy fines and assessments on institutions that are unable to demonstrate quality of care. Often however, it’s not the care itself that’s at fault, but the reporting. Here’s an approach to capturing those crucial metrics.
How to Ramp Up Physician Engagement at Your Health System
How to Ramp Up Physician Engagement at Your Health SystemSuccessful health systems share their tips.
Six Ways to Support Diabetic Patients with Their Treatment Plans
Six Ways to Support Diabetic Patients with Their Treatment PlansHere are six ways providers can help patients manage this daunting disease.
How EHRs Can Help Overcome Missed DiagnosesECRI Institute names diagnostic errors the number one concern on its Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns for Healthcare Organizations. Here’s how technology tools can help.