June 10, 2019

In the News: June 6–June 13

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This week: The impact of understaffed nursing units, how Medicaid expansion influenced cardiovascular mortality rates, and CVS Health plans to expand its health services.

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 June 3, 2019

In the News: May 30–June 6

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This week: An ACO’s population health platform helps prevent strokes and heart attacks; just 1 in 5 hospitals are meeting maternity care best practices; and TAVR patients have improved outcomes...

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 May 13, 2019

In the News: May 9–May 16

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This week: UnitedHealthcare bundles payments for maternity care; CMS requires drug manufacturers to list prices in ads; and employed physicians outpace physician practice owners.

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 May 6, 2019

In the News: May 2–May 9

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This week: CMS's new primary care risk-sharing models; medically tailored meal programs are tied to fewer IP admissions; a new method for rare genetic disease causes in children.

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 April 22, 2019

In the News: Apr 18–25

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This week: iVRT may help patients with chronic pain; new data ties financial risk sharing and cost and quality of care; and WHO releases first recommendations for digital tech use.

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 April 15, 2019

In the News: Apr 11–18

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This week: BCBS of Texas will open primary care centers in 2020; morbidity data can help target opioid overuse interventions; and virtual health is now included in Medicare Advantage.

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 April 8, 2019

In the News: Apr 4–11

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This week: 1 in 7 commercially insured patients got surprise medical bills; pediatric providers embrace telehealth integration; and Leapfrog Group will issue quality ratings for ambulatory and OP surgical services.

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