One in 25 women hospitalized for a pregnancy-related reason tested positive for an illegal drug or a drug used to treat drug addiction in 2016-17 in Pennsylvania, according to a new report.
Telehealth programs for neonatal resuscitation were associated with a reduction in transfers from hospitals without newborn intensive care units, a reduced transfer risk and an increase in community hospital revenue
When healthcare providers and payers forge strong collaborations, it quickens the amount of time it takes to turn medical research into usable procedures, according to a report from the Alliance of Community Health Plans.
CMS issued a proposed rule Nov. 26 that would allow insurers to implement broader use of step therapies or drop coverage of certain protected classes of drugs if price increases outpace inflation. Below is a breakdown of the winners and losers under the proposed rule changes.
Change Healthcare and ACO Partner announced results for the first complete plan year of its novel shared savings program with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ)
While telehealth offers a solution to support patients between physician visits, a few key challenges stand in the way of significant market growth, according to a report from market research firm Chilmark Research.
Fatal drug overdoses have fallen nationwide over the last six months, according to a CDC report. However, health experts warn against early claims of the opioid and drug epidemic ending.
UnitedHealthcare introduced a new program Oct. 29 that incentivizes members to choose less expensive prescription drugs.
Hospitals are increasingly implementing clinical documentation improvement technologies, according to a Black Book survey.
Insurers see outdated technology and a lack of automation as key challenges holding back their organization's operational efficiency and driving up costs, according to new survey results from HealthEdge.