Healthcare in America is undergoing massive change, and that will ultimately alter how payers and providers define their roles, according to a recent blog post by Paul Keckley, managing director for the Navigant Center for Healthcare Research and Policy Analysis.
Opponents of the Cadillac tax now say they are willing to compromise in their effort to repeal the controversial provision of the Affordable Care Act.
The current dynamics of healthcare delivery is prompting the pharmaceutical industry to more closely collaborative with providers and insurers to develop products that deliver better value to patients, according to a new study by the PwC's Health Research Institute entitled "21st Century Pharmaceutical Collaboration: The Value Convergence."
Academic studies have done a very good job of quantifying the fact that the U.S. healthcare system spends about $750 billion a year on unnecessary tests, procedures and other facets of care. But finding a way to actually eliminate such wasteful practices has not yet been truly investigated.
Federal policies when it comes to broadband deployment should address needs and opportunities for specific services and uses, especially when it comes to healthcare delivery, the American Telemedicine Association writes in a letter to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration.
Healthcare journalism has morphed away from the standard articles about the new hospital CEO and breakthroughs in cancer research. Recent articles focus on the absurdity of our care delivery system....
Healthcare delivery in its current state may have something in common with purchasing a bad car, according to Jeffrey W. Jones, a managing director with Huron Healthcare, a Chicago-based consulting group.
U.S. healthcare delivery is different from most of the rest of the world for a variety of reasons, but perhaps the most significant one is the fact that ours is often marbled with a mean streak....
There's currently a schism between healthcare prices and healthcare spending. Prices are budging only grudgingly. That's likely the confluence of the Great Recession, the Affordable Care Act...
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is pledging $840 million over the next four years to fund initiatives that would improve the quality of healthcare delivery while lowering its costs.