A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that clinicians vastly overprepare patients for cataract procedures, driving up costs dramatically.
Mobile healthcare will give power to patients and consumers and should not be viewed as a disruptive force, but as a collaborative technology, NavisHealth Chief Operating Officer Jon Mello tells mHealth News.
By John DeGaspari There's no question that Uber, the car-service start-up, is giving the traditional taxi industry a run for its money. But truly disruptive ideas have a way of making themselves...
The structured and unstructured data in an electronic health record can be harnessed together to improve medication reconciliation and detect discrepancies between medication orders and patient adherence, according to a new study in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making.
An analysis of data from nearly 689,000 patients with cancer found that rates of insurance coverage vary greatly by demographics and by cancer type, according to Cancer, the journal of the American Cancer Society.
FierceHealthPayer spoke with Jennifer Malin, staff vice president of clinical strategy at Anthem, to discuss how the insurer's Cancer Quality Care Program is realigning the oncology reimbursement system.
Many of the biggest names in healthcare attended this week's American Hospital Association (AHA) annual meeting to talk about the accomplishments, political concerns and strategies to overcome...
Kaiser Permanente and Intermountain Healthcare will participate in the U.S. News & World Report Hospital Outcome Data Disclosure Program, a new initiative designed to better evaluate hospitals and give patients a thorough picture about the hospitals in their communities, the publication announced.
In the healthcare business, situations inevitably arise where clinicians disagree with one another or clinicians and patients' families disagree on the best course of action, which is where clinical ethicists come in, according to Medscape.
It costs $10,000 more annually to treat Americans with diabetes than it does to treat those without the chronic disease, according to a Health Care Cost Institute analysis of claims data.