November 4, 2019

In the News: Oct 31–Nov 7

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This week: Mobile clinics help tackle social determinants of health; oncologist shortage puts women’s health at risk; and Facebook launches Preventive Health

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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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 June 24, 2019

In the News: June 20–27

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This week: AI to address quadruple aim; rise in deaths from suicide, substance abuse differs across states; health care costs projected to rise 6% in 2020

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 May 20, 2019

In the News: May 16–23

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Health systems standardize sepsis care; access to behavioral health care differs by insurance type; and EHRs can help address social needs in primary care.

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 February 4, 2019

In the News: Jan 31–Feb 7

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This week: 2018 was a record year for health care services M&A; the impact of urgent care centers on nonemergent ED demand; and the impact of sport-related concussions in youth.

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 January 28, 2019

In the News: Jan 24–31

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This week: Kaiser Permanente announces housing insecurity initiatives; spending on chronic disease treatment has been a good investment; and ACOs differ in segmenting high-cost, high-need patients.

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 December 17, 2018

In the News: Dec 13–20

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This week: Middle-income families see rising costs in employer insurance; chatbots gain traction in health care organizations; and US organ transplant rules change to prioritize severity over location.

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 December 10, 2018

In the News: Dec 6–13

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This week: Only half of open jobs in health care are being filled; telestroke services in rural areas have increased; and neonatal telehealth programs reduce transfers to neonatal NICUs.

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 August 31, 2018

In the News: Aug 30–Sept 6

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This week: Long-term acute care hospitals under siege as PAC grows; US government, tech companies work to expand rural telehealth access; and hospitals face cost-cutting limitations as revenue declines.

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 August 13, 2018

In the News: Aug 9–16

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This week: Hospitals’ investment in artificial intelligence is expected to increase; a study finds opioid prescribing decreases after physicians learn of a patient’s fatal overdose; and CMS proposes restructuring ACO...

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