Symptom tracker smartphone applications can be valuable tools for patients who need healthcare guidance. A new study shows that while they will never replace a physician, the apps have strong potential in the primary care setting.
The unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic have exposed many opportunities for improvement in healthcare. Privia Health CEO Shawn Morris examines how 2020 spurred the industry to rethink adaptability, support, and communication moving forward.
Haven, the ambitious joint venture by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase & Co., will end operations. How will the three groups continue to collaborate, and what challenges does Haven’s end highlight?
While 2020 has proved that, when it comes to healthcare, to expect the unexpected, we’ve pinpointed three key trends to pay careful attention to in 2021.
Amid an unprecedented pandemic, value-based care made tremendous progress. How did COVID-19 demonstrate the need for value-based care while highlighting areas from opportunity and improvement?
Researchers estimate that waste accounts for nearly 25 percent of our ever-increasing national healthcare spending. What constitutes “waste” and how might bundled payments help to reduce it?
An in-depth study on patient discrimination in the healthcare industry reveals the extent to which patients have experienced it. Among skin color, patients have also cited sex, weight, and appearance as methods of discrimination.
In an effort to improve outcomes and decrease healthcare expenditures for Medicare patients, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a new payment model to encourage regional preferred provider network growth. What should providers expect?
Dan Finkelstein, MD, FAAP, explores how innovative pediatric technology, such as EHR-integrated telehealth and specialty-specific interfaces, can help providers engage and treat patients.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced policy changes to expand at-home care, outpatient procedures, and telehealth. How might these new guidelines help hospitals facing a surge of patients due to the COVID-19 pandemic?