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Hospitals & Providers Strategy

Novel immunotherapies for leukemia could raise life-threatening syndromeNovel immunotherapy treatments are showing promise for patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), but they can trigger cytokine release syndrome.
Trend to watch: Payer-provider joint venturesJoint ventures are gaining steam as health plans and providers look for new ways to work together.
Four ways to prioritize women’s healthFrom “all-in-one” healthcare appointments to coordinating women’s care for convenience, here’s how providers and researchers say plans and providers can prioritize
Integrating pharmacy benefit, medical benefit cuts costsHere’s how one non-profit health plan harnessed the power of medical and pharmacy data to rein in drug costs.
Five ways care management can shift to value-based careAs fee-for-service rapidly transforms into value-based care, the industry must improve member engagement and outcomes by using targeted care management interventions that help deliver bottom-line results across a broader spectrum of the population.
Aggressive price growth pushes healthcare spending upRise in use of outpatient care and professional services contributed to quicker growth in spending for the privately insured over previous years.
Five things to know: CMS’ plan to up PCP payments by millionsCMS announced changes to how Medicare pays for primary care. Here’s 5 things to consider.
Make it personal: Three ways to connect with healthcare consumers: Remembering to engage in healthy behavior can often slip to the bottom of our list of priorities. In a world where we need to be reminded and motivated to be the healthiest version of ourselves, the right nudges at the right time can help us get there.
One insurer proves that value-based reimbursement works in practiceHumana’s value-based reimbursement model with physicians has helped to improve care quality and health outcomes for its Medicare Advantage (MA) program members.
Three data-driven practices that boost adherenceHere’s a three-pronged approach to improve adherence program efficiency that leverages predictive data analytics, hospital on-site pharmacies and post discharge follow-up evaluation to achieve real, measurable results.