Hospital/Health-System Pharmacy

Despite hype, private payers slow to adopt oncology value-based modelsOncology Institute’s Dawn Holcombe, MBA, FACMPE, ACHE, shares her views on the OCM program, what CAR T-cell therapy means for the future of reimbursement, and some epic predictions.
Expansion of association health plans: 6 things to know about Trump’s proposalTrump’s new proposal would broaden access to association health plans. Here’s six things to know.
Five key elements of successful local initiatives to combat the opioid crisisSuccessful community initiatives are creating systems of care that bridge multiple programs to provide coordinated services to individuals with substance use disorders. Here are five.
Unique clinic-pharmacy collaboration benefits hepatitis C patientsA Walgreens study sheds light on the benefits of patient-centered pharmacy-based programs.
Integrated care can benefit pediatric asthmaticsA new study reveals interesting findings about improving the health of pediatric asthma patients and integrated care programs.
Does breastfeeding protect children against asthma?While breastfeeding has been thought to decrease children’s risk of developing allergies and asthma, a new study counters that belief.
How low-income kids benefit when parents have healthcareA new study reveals an important spillover effect of parental Medicaid coverage.
Interoperability a must for hospitals, but it comes with risksOne expert says the interoperability of medical devices, especially of IoT medical devices, creates soft spots in an organization’s security framework.
Top data analytics challenges facing healthcare organizationsA sneak peek at the findings from our 2018 Technology Survey reveal where healthcare organizations are struggling most when it comes to interoperability and Big Data.
NIH to collect Fitbit data for research projectFitbit devices will be used for an NIH research program to explore the influence of behavioral, biological, and environmental influences on health.