The company's fourth annual study reviewed clinical outcomes at more than 300 health systems and picked the leaders based on a composite score of eight measures of quality, patient perception of care, and efficiency. >>>
Digital medicine is more than simply cool gadgets—it can transform the practice of healthcare, as well as its cost. But the revolution has only just begun, says a new book. >>>
Wellness benefits are seen as a way to reduce healthcare costs, but at least one critic says policymakers are uncomfortable with the notion that health plans are able to compete on the ability to cherry-pick the healthiest enrollees.
The ECRI Institute lists ten high-priced technologies, including radiation reduction tools and proton beam radiation therapy, that it says bear a look by healthcare leaders, but come with a slew of caveats. >>>
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