Wrong site surgeries and medication mishaps get more attention, but diagnostic errors are a larger, deadlier, and costlier problem, for patients and healthcare providers, Johns Hopkins researchers say. >>>
Quality data should be transparent to payers and patients, not closely guarded secrets that only a hospital's insiders get to see. Now physician specialty societies that gather their own data are growing concerned about potential federal oversight. >>>
The Care Transformation Prize Series will provide at least three quarterly prizes of $100,000 to teams that develop, using data analytics, the best solutions to healthcare challenges selected by the public. >>>
With renewed urgency, hospitals, healthcare leaders, and insurers are initiating strategies to curtail what is a growing problem: the use of emergency department services by patients who return time and again. >>>
Magellan Health Services has found a surprising way to not only engage patients, but to change the behaviors that contribute to their health problems. In the pilot program, Magellan reduced readmission rates and exceeded its engagement goals. >>>
If physicians can't be managed, we're all in for trouble, because healthcare is bankrupting us. Everyone needs to be managed, whether they're the President of the United States or a country doctor. >>>
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