Tag Archives: health affairs

Study: Evidence of Racial Bias Found in EHR Notes

A new study published in Health Affairs found evidence of racial bias in electronic health record (EHR) notes at an urban academic medical center. Researchers believe clinician training and changes to the care delivery model can help address the problem.

New Study: Telehealth Skyrocketed, but Not Evenly

Sick man uses telehealth via laptop to talk to doctor.

A new study by Health Affairs shows the degree to which telehealth skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, this rise was not even across specialties or patient demographics. What groups are left out — and how is the industry shifting to include them?

Examining Waste in Healthcare (and One Method to Reduce It)

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?



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