Karen Appold
Five ways technology can increase patient compliance
Five ways technology can increase patient compliance
As technology advances, it is transforming healthcare in ways never thought possible
2015: A year of improvements in diabetes management
While diabetes, particularly type 2, remains an epidemic, the number of new diagnoses has begun to slow. Here are some developments contributing to the decrease.
Five big industry changes to watch in 2016
Five big industry changes to watch in 2016
Change is in the air as a new year begins. These five trends will continue to gain momentum in the healthcare industry.
Healthcare consumerism: embrace it or step aside
Healthcare consumerism: embrace it or step aside
Today’s consumers have high expectations when making a retail purchase. These same demands apply when purchasing health insurance and getting medical care.
Ten ways plans must change to meet consumer demands
As healthcare consumerism gains momentum, health plans need to change their offerings to keep up with consumer demands.
Survival with melanoma subtypes varies
Survival rates for lentigo maligna (LM) melanoma-type melanomas vary. Acral lentiginous melanoma has a significantly worse survival rate than other melanoma subtypes with race appearing to play a role. Another factor may be poor awareness.
Melanoma subtypes challenging to diagnose, treat
Lentigo maligna (LM) and acral lentiginous melanoma (ALM) can be challenging to diagnosis and treat, according to experts. Here, they offer insight into incidence, presentation, and management options. Learn more
Minimizing the negative effects of high-deductibles
Questions remain regarding how those plans will impact hospital revenue.
High-deductible health plans: hidden costs
High-deductible health plans: hidden costs
Most payers and employers now offer high-deductible health plans (HDHPs), but questions remain regarding whether these options will actually help plans save on healthcare costs.
High-deductible health plans: a brief history
While the introduction of the Health Insurance Marketplace plans in 2014 has accelerated the trend of more Americans with HDHPs, the number of such plans was already increasing before then.

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