November 18, 2019

In the News: Nov 14–21

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This week: Big-box retailers aim to bridge care gaps; pediatric concussion concerns remain unanswered; federal and state support for virtual health expands.

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 November 11, 2019

In the News: Nov 7–14

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This week: Free med school tuition to aid primary care physician shortage; behavioral health Medicaid waivers in DC; and heart failure trends

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 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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 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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 July 8, 2019

In the News: July 4–11

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This week: The correlation between patient portal access and utilization of health care resources; ridesharing for Arizona Medicaid patients; and the rise in death rates from nonopioids.

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 June 10, 2019

In the News: June 6–13

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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 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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 March 11, 2019

In the News: Mar 7–14

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This week: Hospitals penalized due to infections, injuries; hospital Medicare margins continue to decline; and CDS system implementation takes coordination, integration.

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