From increasing access to influencing better patient outcomes, health systems are recognizing the benefits of virtual patient visits and remote monitoring—and finding ways to mitigate the costs. >>>
At self-insured Houston Methodist, a population health pilot designed for staff members saw 50% of high-risk participants move into the low-risk pool within the first six months. >>>
A disconnect between how an organization imagines work is happening and what staff feel they must do puts healthcare workers on potentially ethically shaky ground. >>>
Two studies point to the need for a more thoughtful approach to postacute care strategies because readmission rates are simply not improving for some patients. >>>
It is no surprise that a growing number of healthcare institutions are seeking partnerships to fund and nourish innovative startups. Massachusetts and New York are at the forefront of fostering such relationships. >>>
The creators of the 12-step Re-Engineered Discharge protocol say it saves money, but hasn’t yet been widely or fully adopted. Follow-up studies have shown that problems arise when RED is diluted. >>>
A documentary film honoring the AHRQ and the late John Eisenberg, a health systems research pioneer, also aims to promote health policy and patient safety, says his son, the filmmaker. From MedPage Today. >>>
In this HealthLeaders Media research report, the reasons behind ambulatory and outpatient care expansion may originate from different strategic points of view, but the tactics and objectives have much in common.
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