The National Association of ACOs says many Medicare ACOs will drop out of MSSP Track 1 if required to take on downside risk next year, everything you need to know about the proposed IPPS rule; and more.
After 28-year-old Ashley Spencer went into anaphylactic shock midflight, Cleveland Clinic doctor Erich Kiehl—with the help of another doctor from Duke University—treated her and saved her life, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, and Virginia.
Care management programs offer organizations a proven way to improve patient health by guiding patients through behavioral change, but creating an effective program can be a daunting task. Advisory Board has found five well-intentioned mistakes organizations make in their care management programs—and evidence-backed solutions your organization should adopt instead.
CMS on Tuesday released its first-ever rural health strategy, which focuses on improving access to high-quality and affordable care for the approximately 60 million people who live in rural regions of the United States.
Esports is now a multi-million dollar industry attracting investments from traditional sports teams such as the New York Yankees and the New England Patriots—and its popularity has inspired a new field of medicine focused on preventing and treating video game-related injuries, John Gaudiosi writes for Variety.
Geisinger Health on Sunday announced that over the next six months it will begin offering DNA sequencing to all of its patients as part of their "routine" preventive care in an effort to inform patients about potential genomic risk factors for cancer or heart disease.
Hospitals are seeing a rise in cases of patients who present multiple times with a heart valve infection called endocarditis, often due to continued misuse of opioids or meth—a situation that presents doctors with the "ethically fraught question" of whether a heart is "ever not worth fixing," Abby Goodnough reports for the New York Times.
Hypnotherapy is commonly viewed as a type of alternative medicine, but some of the country's leading medical centers are adopting the practice to treat gastrointestinal diseases such as irritable bowel syndrome, Sumathi Reddy reports for the Wall Street Journal.
Former acting CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt will co-lead a new venture capital firm, called Town Hall Ventures, that will focus on backing companies that deliver care to low-income, vulnerable populations.
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