The Southeast Michigan Hospital Collaborative, a partnership of four local health systems, the Greater Detroit Area Health Council and the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan, have been working to identify the state's 2.5 million people with pre-diabetes to enroll them in a national diabetes prevention program.
About 1 in 5 U.S. adults have forgone healthcare over the past year because they couldn't afford it. Black and Hispanic Americans were disproportionately impacted.
Since COVID-19 can impact every organ in the body, multidisciplinary teams should collaborate to minimize the long-term effects, providers said.
Amazon in its latest move into expanding employee benefits, is contracting with Crossover Health to open clinics in California and Michigan. The move reflects a larger trend by large, self-insured employers trying to keep health costs in-house.
Many patients have said they're more willing to use telehealth if it's with their own doctor, rather than an unknown provider. Telehealth companies could capitalize on that demand as they continue to expand their business beyond one-off urgent care visits.
A $10.40 increase in out-of-pocket costs per prescription was associated with a 22.6% drop in consumption and a 32.7% increase in monthly mortality rates.
The tool is helping physicians better understand patient outcomes following surgery and the hope is it can eventually identify the best patients for hernia repair.
Google Cloud will work with Highmark Health to develop a platform that underpins a new consumer experience strategy at the healthcare company.
Research estimates a higher share of patients experience bias when receiving care than previous evidence suggested.
The proposed updates to HIPAA rules aim to improve care coordination and give patients more access to their health information, though changes to the updates are likely after President-elect Joe Biden takes office next month.
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