As the health care industry moves toward value-based models of care, Intermountain Healthcare President and CEO Marc Harrison writing in Harvard Business Review offers his five principles to implementing a successful value-based care program.
A widely used algorithm is more likely to classify white patients as needing follow-up care than comparably ill black patients, according to study in the journal Science—and the study's senior author said it's "inconceivable" that other common algorithms don't have similar flaws.
Multiple civil rights groups on Wednesday announced they were filing a federal lawsuit against D.C. Department of Behavioral Health Director Barbara Bazron, St. Elizabeths CEO Mark Chastang, and the District of Columbia over the incident, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Georgia, and Mississippi.
FDA on Monday announced that it has approved Trikafta, the first-ever triple combination therapy to treat cystic fibrosis (CF) in patients ages 12 and older who have a genetic mutation that affects the vast majority of CF patients.
Homeopathy has grown increasingly popular in the United States, with homeopathic remedies being sold at large retailers like Walmart and Whole Foods. But the practice isn't based in accepted clinical evidence—though that doesn't mean mainstream medicine can't learn something from it, Stephie Grob Plante writes for Vox's "The Highlight."