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 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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 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 6, 2019

In the News: May 2–9

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This week: CMS's new primary care risk-sharing models; medically tailored meal programs are tied to fewer IP admissions; a new method for rare genetic disease causes in children.

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 April 22, 2019

In the News: Apr 18–25

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This week: iVRT may help patients with chronic pain; new data ties financial risk sharing and cost and quality of care; and WHO releases first recommendations for digital tech use.

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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 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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