A new study by Dartmouth Institute For Policy and Clinical Practice finds coordinated care for patients with complex needs a big winner for ACOs.
The main purpose for these reforms, as Senator Wyden strongly argued, is to improve the care for millions of elderly and disabled Americans with chronic conditions, and alleviate their suffering.
Armed with data from mobile devices, patients will play an increasingly important role in their own care, says Eric Topol, MD.
Reducing readmissions has long been a key priority for hospitals, and now that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has begun levying penalties for readmissions, it's more important than ever.
With evolving healthcare cybersecurity threats, organizations must be prepared and ready to go on the offensive against attacks.