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.
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.
McKay-Dee Hospital in April 2017 opened a center specifically for patients experiencing a mental health crisis.
Aetion, a Manhattan startup with a software platform that assesses the effectiveness of drugs and other clinical interventions, has raised $36.4 million in a Series B round led by venture capital giant New Enterprise Associates.
Nationwide testing of healthcare facilities in 2017 found more than 200 instances of "nightmare bacteria" that were resistant to most or all antibiotic treatments.
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association has adopted a new standard that opioids should not be the first or second treatment options to manage pain, guidelines lauded by pharmaceutical experts.
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