October 14, 2019

In the News: Oct 10–17

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This week: High-deductible health plans impact chronic disease treatment; new technology addresses loneliness in seniors; and home-based primary care may improve outcomes and reduce costs.

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 October 7, 2019

In the News: Oct 3–10

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This week: Doctors aren’t confident they can get patients off opioids; venture capital fundraising grows for digital health companies; and rapid response surveys increase engagement in the ED

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 September 23, 2019

In the News: Sept 19–26

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This week: Supplemental benefit adoption in Medicare Advantage plans, new payment model for SNFs, and strategic partnerships to improve quality and reduce costs.

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 September 16, 2019

In the News: Sept 12–19

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This week: A new app to help parents of preemies with care coordination, an underutilized Medicare program for diabetic patients, and a new partnership focuses on reducing infant mortality.

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 August 26, 2019

In the News: Aug 22–29

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This week: Rural ED closures affect emergency care; tech and workflow improvements help with the nursing shortage; and investing in primary care maximizes patient care.

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 August 19, 2019

In the News: Aug 15–22

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Care Coordination Remains a Manual Process A recent Fierce Healthcare article discusses a PointClickCare report regarding the inefficient methods of patient data sharing among acute and post-acute care facilities. According...

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 August 12, 2019

In the News: Aug 8–15

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This week: CAR T-cell therapy covered under Medicare; Tennessee Medicaid program addresses physical health through mental health; and equity issues and food deserts fuel the obesity epidemic.

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 August 5, 2019

In the News: Aug 1–8

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This week: Cigna is expanding their Medicare Advantage offerings; the FCC plans to reform the Rural Health Care Program; and consumerism grows in the transition to value-based care.

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