The device is a significant departure from traditional surgical treatments for sleep apnea.
Revenue Cycle Management
The number one strategic focus, increasing ambulatory access, topped the list in 2017 and again for this latest survey.
Current UHC President and COO Daniel Schumacher is taking over the role formerly held by McMahon.
The case for precision medicine has been made. Now, how do we make it happen?
Supply chain activity by group purchasing organizations could affect close to 60 percent of hospital and nursing home non-labor spend, HSCA report says.
Cost savings for pathway patients was estimated on average to be more than $1,500 per patient.
Quality and Safety
A consistent framework is needed to ensure healthcare quality workforces are efficient, effective and delivering on ROI.
Billing and Collections
Overall, 56 percent of adults reported at least one domain of medical financial hardship, representing 137.1 million adults in the US.
The collaboration allows health plans to pay for healthcare-related social services delivered by community benefit organizations.
Physicians of almost all age groups show an interest in pursuing telemedicine jobs or service lines.
Humana says it is the first national insurer to collaborate with Epic to bring together patients, providers, and the insurer in a value-based model.
The custom sensor would measure information from the body beyond heart rate, report says.
Evaluators often used personal descriptors to describe a student's performance, and they used strikingly different words for men and for women.
Compliance & Legal
The federal court declined a request by Republicans for more time; Briefs are to be filed by end-of-day Friday.
Policy and Legislation
The program would provide an 85% discount on telehealth connectivity expenses for health organizations serving rural communities.
The money will be paid out through multiple gifts to various charitable organizations and system also has dispatched medical personnel to assist those in shelters.
True value-based care requires a holistic view of the patient that can only be achieved with robust data, an expert says.
The program used electronic "nudges" to clinical staff to forgo overnight vitals and medications as well as clinical staff education on improving patient sleep.
The institutions that were studied added more than $562 billion in value to the nation's economy in 2017, including direct and indirect economic impact.
A new study from the company explores the ways its algorithms can be put to work improving risk scoring and stratification and enhance value-based care initiatives.
Report analyzed more than 1.8 billion commercial healthcare claims and data visualization to benchmark prices and use across 112 metropolitan areas from 2012 to 2016.
ICD-10 & Coding
Doctors need to carefully and properly use the HCC codes, which indicate the expected costs for a patient.
Administrator Seema Verma said changes to the program eliminate 25 measures and saves hospitals over 2 million hours of work and $75 million.
Medicare & Medicaid
Participation almost doubled year-to-year, while the number of clinicians taking part in MIPS declined.
Dubbed Clover Therapeutics, the unit's first project will be a partnership with Genentech targeting ocular diseases among senior populations.
Moody's credit analysts called the move positive for health insurers that own large PBMs.
It's the early days of data sharing and community partnerships when it comes to SDOH, but there are things providers can do now.
More than 2.9 million simulated emails were sent to employees at six hospitals, and nearly one in seven were clicked on, the study said.
New technology innovations, such as Internet of Things sensors, contribute to the growth outlook for this segment of the healthcare industry.
Mergers & Acquisitions
The nonprofit Aspirus will expand its network, which now includes almost 60 clinics, as the deal looks to close by the end of this year.