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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 March 19, 2019

Maternal-Fetal Medicine in Crisis

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The provision of ongoing care throughout pregnancy has been shown to decrease complications, and several organizations have turned to virtual health technologies to improve access to care for pregnant women.

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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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 February 11, 2019

In the News: Feb 7–14

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This week: Most of Cigna’s reimbursements now go to value-based models; Aetna partners with Apple to boost healthy living; and California workforce shortage prompts $3 billion plan.

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 January 18, 2019

In the News: Jan 17–24

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This week: Amazon’s machine learning service to enhance clinical decision making; Walgreens-Microsoft partnership to develop health care delivery models; Medicare Advantage enrollment grows to 22.4 million in 2019

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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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