Studies show that between June and August 2021, unvaccinated COVID-19 hospitalizations cost taxpayers nearly $5.7 billion. However, the vaccine hesitancy rate is decreasing in the U.S.
Studies predict that the rate of opioid overdoses will increase as COVID-19 cases recede. New studies show that telehealth and proactive care management can help physicians mitigate the risk for patients with opioid use disorder.
New studies show that, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, patients will expect greater communication from their primary care physicians and more accessibility from the healthcare system. How can physicians get ahead of these changes?
Primary care physicians and providers: do you have patients who are interested in enrolling in Medicare Advantage? Here’s how you can be an excellent resource for them.
The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn attention to the potential for sales trackers in population health management. What advancements have we made already, and how can these help primary care physicians in the future?
Leading national healthcare organizations recently signed a joint letter to Congress in support of the Value in Health Care Act of 2021. How do the bill’s reforms aim to advance value-based care and reduce health inequities?
A new study of commercially insured patients found that bundled payments lowered costs while maintaining or improving care quality. How might these innovative arrangements reduce healthcare spending?
AI’s potential for healthcare is not limited to clinical support. The technology may also help enhance revenue cycle management, improve social determinants of health, and combat racial disparities.
New data indicates some specialties’ outpatient volumes are rebounding to prepandemic levels. However, many patients have avoided care during the pandemic. What does the data tell us about how care teams can engage patients to increase visit volume?
Studies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that patients of color are less likely to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and that the vaccine is disproportionately distributed to primarily White communities. Primary care physicians can help alleviate patient concerns and address factors that may prevent them from getting the vaccine with these tips.