Several payer-provider collaborations launched in Massachusetts seek to better manage Medicaid risk by including behavioral health resources, among other services.
The dual risk of physician and mental health conditions often compound the cost of care. In fact, people with a combination of medical and behavioral issues have medical costs that are two times higher than the general population.
A hospital or health system that wants the best possible client service from its supply chain must provide resources — including staff, technology and tools — as well as opportunities to collaborate on decision-making that will position the...
Maintaining pharmacy revenue integrity requires the availability of accurate, longitudinal data; physicians who understand how their prescribing decisions affect revenue integrity; and technology that delivers information in real-time.
The excess medical cost per person with diabetes grew by 14% from $8,417 to $9,601 in 2017.
Monitoring and sharing vendor contract terms will ensure that time and money invested in negotiations is not wasted and that your organization realizes agreed upon prices for goods and services.
Organizations that don’t use NPs and PAs as primary care providers for complex patients are missing an opportunity to maintain good outcomes and potentially reduce costs, says Perri Morgan of Duke University School of Medicine.
A review of the potential for the American College of Surgeon’s new surgical standards to improve value for older adults.
Hospitals reduced positions in July, marking the first employment drop since 2017.
Healthcare organizations should use the concept of design thinking as an approach to problem solving, placing innovations in a larger, multidimensional context.