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Hospitals & Providers Strategy

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.
Clinical team alignment top priority for payersInvestment in resources that support clinicians and patients closer to the point of care may be the cure for what ails managed care executives.
Nine ways Trump could impact healthcare accessWill Trump’s policies hamper or improve healthcare access? Experts weigh in.
Payers to pharma: Here’s what we’re missing in hep C drugsA Precision for Value survey highlights what can be done in order to encourage payers to ease coverage policies for these drugs in the next wave of HCV treatment.
Five things to know: How one health system offers same-day specialty appointmentsAllegheny Health Network (AHN) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has achieved what few health systems have been able to do—offer same-day specialty appointments across its hospital network.
Four ways Trump’s SCOTUS nominee will affect healthcareSCOTUS nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch could have an impact on healthcare. Here’s how.
Top 10 states most affected by ACA repealA new report highlights the top states most affected by repeal of the ACA. Is your state among the top 10?
Do physicians dismiss patients’ financial concerns?
Do physicians dismiss patients’ financial concerns?Patients need cost information to make the best treatment decisions. But physicians are coming up short.