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 April 2, 2018

In the News: March 29–April 5

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This week: US county differences in infectious disease mortality; a short-term care pilot program for addiction in Baltimore; and strong growth in urgent care center, retail clinic and telehealth claims

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 March 19, 2018

In the News: March 15–22

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This week: Hospitals continue to rapidly acquire physician groups; the potential impact of precision medicine partnerships; and 3-year results from Maryland’s all-payer hospital model

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 March 12, 2018

In the News: March 8–15

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This week: The value of minimally invasive surgery in the Medicare population; an insurer’s new payment policy for ED claims; and hospital-at-home programs

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 March 5, 2018

In the News: March 1–8

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This week: The impact of policy changes on coverage and premiums, a Colorado ED collaborative reduces opioid use in pain management, and Uber launches a medical transportation service

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 February 17, 2018

“Digiceuticals” Are Gaining Steam

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“Digiceuticals” Are Gaining Steam For several months now, the FDA has been approving mHealth apps (also known as digital therapeutics or “digiceuticals”) to treat everything from diabetes to substance abuse....

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 February 5, 2018

In the News: February 1–8

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This week: Asthma mortality and care management; Amazon, JP Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway’s health care company; and payment rate increases for Medicare Advantage plans

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