Trump administration undercuts its plans to battle opioid addiction with conflicting messages and policies.
Healthcare systems have come a long way using their medical records and claims data to flag patients at high risk of contracting chronic diseases such as diabetes. Unfortunately, under fee-for-service medicine, doing something with that information is rarely a smart move financially.
Guest Commentary: A 'learning system' in behavioral health can help in sharing best practices, innovations
While the U.S. healthcare system's embrace of different health information technologies is still a work in progress, new models of capturing and sharing health data have already begun to transform the way healthcare providers practice medicine in this country. One such initiative is the so-called "learning" healthcare system, a symbiotic relationship, in which practice informs research and research informs practice.
Letters to the editor for the week of May 27, 2017.
Anyone who knows anything about healthcare didn't need a CBO scorecard to understand the disastrous consequences of the American Health Care Act.