Anthem Blue Cross of California faces a lawsuit for allegedly discriminating against certain members with chronic diseases, including HIV/AIDS and cancer, by forcing them to obtain prescriptions using a mail-order pharmacy.
UnitedHealth has launched a new contest that seeks ideas on how technologies can help improve treatment of chronic conditions like diabetes, heart disease and obesity.
I've said it before, and I've no doubt that I'll say it again: Prevention saves lives. Investing in preventive medicine helps defray rising healthcare costs while simultaneously easing, or avoiding
EMRs keep on proving their mettle in the area of care coordination. The latest evidence comes from Kaiser Permanente Colorado, which improved outcomes by mining its EMR and electronic disease
Among the many goals of the federal EHR incentive program is to help improve health in low-income and minority communities that traditionally have been underserved but suffer from disproportionately