Ten ways to reduce hospital readmissions May 30, 2016By Aine CrytsSuccessful healthcare systems share their strategies for reducing hospital readmissions.
In this issue
Spike in drug shortages raises alarm May 31, 2016By Karen AppoldDrug shortages take a toll, especially on emergency department patients. Healthcare quality, cost expert shares critical advice June 01, 2016By Aubrey WestgateA discussion with Thomas H. Lee, MD, chief medical officer, Press Ganey What’s behind wide-scale hospital price variations? June 02, 2016By Mari EdlinReport offers some clues regarding healthcare spending disparities Four reasons insurance exchange plans are struggling April 27, 2016By Daniel CasciatoAfter suffering significant losses on the health insurance exchanges in 2015, insurance giants UnitedHealth Group and Aetna announced they may leave the exchanges next year. Fall prevention strategies for hospitals June 03, 2016By Mari EdlinThe CDC says that one out of three older adults falls each year, making falls the leading cause of injuries for adults 65 and older. Here’s how some hospitals and programs are addressing the problem. ‘Game changing’ migraine drugs on the horizon June 03, 2016By Tracey WalkerThere’s no silver bullet for migraine treatments, but treatments are getting more precise as we learn more about the cause of migraines. Apply consumer insights to drive high-value careThe hurdle for managed care organizations is not identifying individuals who may benefit from support, rather, it’s finding a way to tailor efforts to engage members in the solutions being offered. Eight changes that would improve the ACA June 06, 2016By Tracey WalkerThe ACA has done a lot of good, but key opinion leaders believe there’s still room for improvement. Regulators react to debate over narrow networksNew regulations will check the drive to narrow networks, just as the business case for forming them grows more compelling. Health Execs: How I power down at the end of the day June 21, 2016By Aubrey WestgateWith a high-paced career, it can be difficult to transition from work to home. We asked our editorial advisors to share their secrets.