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Unvaccinated COVID-19 Hospital Admissions Cost Taxpayers Billions

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.

Study: Opioid Overdoses Increased During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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.

How COVID-19 Affected Patient Expectations

Doctor uses convenient technology to communicate with patients.

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?

The Evolution of Symptom Trackers in Primary Care

Patient tracks symptoms using mobile app.

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?

Healthcare Groups Champion Law to Advance Value-Based Care

Healthcare leaders sign paperwork or letter.

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?

CMS Finalizes Policies to Expand Care Options and Settings

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?

The Rundown by inforMD | Week of 1.20.2020

Can changing EHR defaults lower opioid prescriptions? Are the FDA’s approval processes fast and safe enough? Does price transparency enable cancer patients to “comparison shop”? Find out in The Rundown by inforMD!

The Rundown by inforMD | Week of 1.13.2020

How many more ACOs joined Pathways to Success in 2019? How well are healthcare leaders using data and analytics? How much does marathon training improve heart health? Find out in The Rundown by inforMD!

The Rundown by inforMD | Week of 1.6.2020

How many billions does America spend on healthcare administration? Do older paitents read online provider reviews? How can states lower healthcare costs? Find out in The Rundown by inforMD!



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