Where healthcare challenges find solutions
Caring for patients to prevent chronic conditions is among the top challenges facing healthcare today, standing alongside the more established acute care. Read about the innovations that help providers coordinate and improve care.
More states are allowing providers to prescribe controlled substances via telemedicine, reflecting growing acceptance for the technology overall. But federal restrictions remain, and reimbursement is still lagging.
Two societies published a new guide to help healthcare providers properly handle specimens for molecular testing in order to reduce errors that could lead to misdiagnoses and harmful outcomes.
Patients participating in a hospital-at-home model crafted by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai reported shorter readmissions, fewer emergency department visits and better patient experience.
By improving adherence to rehab regimens, Reflexion Health wants to improve outcomes.
The hospital in September 2016 introduced the oral care bundle, which ensures patients undergoing chemotherapy maintain good oral hygiene to reduce infection risks.
UCHealth will be one of more than 70 companies moving into a new building in Denver, where they'll collaborate to change how healthcare is delivered.
Hospitals are increasingly opting to partner with community-based groups to help address non-medical, social factors that impact health.
Clover Health, a Medicare Advantage insurer that uses data analytics to care for its members, will provide in-home primary care and genetic testing to its sickest senior patients.
Town Hall Ventures, co-led by former CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt, will focus on building companies that provide higher-quality and lower-cost care for lower-income, underserved communities.
The Opioid Steward Program is a systemwide initiative that emphasizes education of patients and medical staff on pain management.
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