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Hospitals & Providers Strategy

Prepare providers for telemedicine: 3 critical training areasTo ensure providers are prepared for telemedicine practice, healthcare leaders must provide training in these areas.
What providers need to do to improve chronic careA West survey finds that an overwhelming number of chronic care patients say they need help managing their disease.
ACA reform must preserve mental health pharmacy accessACA repeal or replacement must focus on how to preserve mental health services and pharmacy access.
Top 10 healthcare wearables to watch
Top 10 healthcare wearables to watchInnovation in healthcare wearables continues to drive market growth.
Seven ways health execs can prepare for the futureSeven ways health execs can prepare for the future.
Five ways an ACA repeal could hurt hospitalsWhile Trump has touted Obamacare as a “disaster,” some healthcare experts say the change could negatively impact hospitals in a variety of ways.
Four priorities your health plan must embrace to thrive in the future
Four priorities your health plan must embrace to thrive in the futureHealth plans of the future will focus on consumers: designing products, care and services to support improved health.
Healthcare mergers and acquisitions: What payers, providers will do in 2017Integrating businesses is complex, but experts shed light on other options including partnerships and shared services.
Six diseases reap benefits of biomarkers, genetic tests
Six diseases reap benefits of biomarkers, genetic testsBiomarker testing for harmful genetic mutations provides the opportunity to identify at-risk individuals who might benefit from risk modification strategies and/or enhanced disease screening.
Paramedics fight to combat ED visits, readmissionsParamedics can do much more than transport patients to the ED or inpatient care. Payers and providers are increasingly using EMS services to reach out to patients in their homes to improve outcomes and reduce costs.