Clinical CareGain Insights About Your Patients' Preferences for Care Settings
In a recent survey, out-of-pockets costs and wait times had a limited impact on patient choice of care settings.
Clinical CareCancer Urgent Care Clinics Slow Growth of ER Utilization
A cancer urgent care clinic in Texas reduced growth of emergency department utilization by more than half.
Clinical CareOnline Reviews Spotlight ER and Urgent Care Center Patient Experience
Online reviews reveal opportunities to improve patient experience at emergency departments and urgent care centers.
InnovationTelehealth Device Puts Power of Medical Exam Into Consumer's Hands
Tyto Care digital kit is available through Best Buy and participating health systems.
StrategyBCBSTX, Sanitas USA to Open 10 Clinics in Houston, Dallas
New partnership plans to increase availability of patient-centered primary care with easy access to multiple medical and wellness services.
CareWell Urgent Care to Pay $2M to Resolve Upcoding Allegations
Prosecutors allege that CareWell executives developed schemes to create mandatory but unnecessary examinations that were billed to state and federal...
InnovationOnMed Launches Self-Contained Virtual Care Stations with Built-In Medication Dispensaries
The unstaffed pods are designed for use by health systems, employers, and government organizations to enhance access in busy EDs,...
InnovationPilot Tests Home-Based Urgent Care for Seniors
A model being tested in Arizona aims to reduce ED visits and readmissions while lowering the cost of care.
Clinical CareReduce Unplanned Hospitalizations of Your Cancer Patients
For many cancer patients, the causes of unanticipated hospital stays in the first year after receiving a diagnosis are unrelated...
Clinical Care3 Ways to Limit Overprescribing Antibiotics in the Urgent Care Setting
Better antibiotic stewardship is needed to decrease inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions in ambulatory care settings, according to CDC researchers.
StrategyIf CVS Bets Big on Urgent Care, Hospitals Should Worry
The pharmacy chain could be a threat to hospitals and health systems by entering into the urgent care market.
StrategyCVS-Aetna Forcing Hospitals to Rethink Their Business Models
Encroachment into the provider space is happening because traditional providers are failing to meet consumer demands on price, access, choice,...