Former President Bill Clinton called for an inclusive and collaborative approach to healthcare reform in his closing keynote address for the America's Health Insurance Plans AHIP Institute.
The healthcare industry currently uses thousands of measures to assess healthcare in the United States. But a new report reveals that providers only need to track 15 core measures or "vital signs" to determine progress.
The 100 million Americans living with chronic pain need individualized, patient-centered care, according to an independent panel convened by the National Institutes of Health, News-Medical reports.
Evidence-based care is taking hold at more and more hospitals, according to the Joint Commission's 2014 annual report, "America's Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety."
Some doctors worry accountable care organizations may micro-manage doctors and make their care decisions all about cost, Fred N. Pelzman, M.D., writes for MedPageToday.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is soliciting comments through Sept. 15 about its proposed initiatives to test new engagement models for Medicare, Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program.
Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins Medicine have announced plans to strengthen their collaboration by focusing on research and evidence-based care, according to an announcement.
The U.S. Department of Health and Humans Services has launched a new challenge to use electronic health records and other health IT to prevent hypertension.
When leaders from WellPoint saw Watson's Jeopardy performance, they knew that innovative technology could help them overcome barriers to evidenced-based care, according to participants in a panel discussion Wednesday at the AHIP Institute Data Analytics Forum in Seattle.
During a time of funding cuts, regulatory constraints and changing care models, hospital boards must work together with CEOs to "assure the solvency and sustainability of their hospital," according to a piece by Paul Keckley in Hospitals & Health Networks.