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Adjusting for social determinants in value-based payments still fuzzy

By Sabriya Rice  |  January 12, 2016

There's no question that race, gender, socio-economic status and health literacy influence a patient's healthcare access, cost and outcomes. But what's still fuzzy is an understanding of which factors are within a provider's control and how to adjust for these factors in value-based payments.

Nurses take on more tasks, still lack in diversity

By Sabriya Rice  |  December 04, 2015

While nurses are more frequently getting higher degrees and being allowed to practice independently of a physician, the profession still struggles in terms of diversity and leadership, concludes a report released Friday.

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