Hospitals & Providers Strategy Remote Patient Monitoring is a Wise Investment for Payers The results of Geneia’s year-long study – a savings of $8,375 per patient and a slowing of disease progression – demonstrate that remote patient monitoring is a wise investment for payers. Exchange plans are missing out on millions of dollars November 13, 2016 By Tracey Walker A new Express Scripts report highlights risk reporting gaps and offers advice for plans looking to close those gaps to ensure accurate risk payments Republicans face difficult post-election healthcare decisions November 11, 2016 By Tracey Walker ACA repeal/replace was a Congressional Republican cornerstone, so there will be lots of pressure to move quickly. But that may be easier said than done. Non-physician providers play critical role in optimizing care November 06, 2016 By Tracey Walker PwC report finds most primary care teams not designed to optimize care. Here’s how to mobilize non-physicians to create a care dream team. P4P programs feasible in addiction settings November 05, 2016 By Tracey Walker Alcohol and drug dependency treatment goals can tied to an insurer’s pay-for-performance incentive program. Here’s how. Are we relying too heavily on HCAHPS? November 02, 2016 By William Maples MD How to really understand patient experience and improve outcomes. Here are five tips to help you create a culture of excellence. Six ways precision medicine is improving care November 01, 2016 By Judy Packer-Tursman Here are some of the latest precision medicine approaches being used by managed care organizations, health systems and academic medical centers across the U.S. AMA unveils tool to address ‘ever-widening gap’ in physician education November 01, 2016 By Aubrey Westgate As the industry moves toward value-based care, medical education must keep pace. Top 10 states with the highest hospital safety scores October 31, 2016 By Aubrey Westgate The Leapfrog Group recently released its latest hospital safety grades, and they indicate some interesting trends on a state-by-state basis. Cancer MoonShot 2020 will arm oncologists with new tools October 30, 2016 By Karen Appold The Cancer MoonShot 2020 program brings together stakeholders from pharma, community and academic oncology, as well as government and scientific communities in an effort to accelerate the potential of combination immunotherapy as the next-generation standard of care in cancer patients.