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Healthcare systems often have been slow to use limited funding on advanced technologies. Read about innovations that have added efficiencies, improved patient outcomes and curbed costs.
St. Louis-based SSM Health implemented an initiative that encourages security officers to be a more active part of the care team in order to spot potentially violent incidents with patients before they escalate. »
The tool HHS Accelerate leverages blockchain technology to streamline the process the federal agency uses to procure products and services from private vendors.
Insurers are among the first to use blockchain technology in healthcare, and they are only going to expand its use.
Even though 91% of surgical and medical specialists believe that increasing physician access to cost data would improve care, only 40% said that their health systems are making the effort, according to new research.
A Senate panel focused on bringing down healthcare costs hears a different pitch on drug pricing: swap insurers for wholesalers.
More than half of hospital and health system executives polled would not have a chief executive lined up if their CEO suddenly left, according to a new survey. Nearly a third lack a succession plan entirely.
Dr. Christopher Stanley's hiring as Sutter Health's first chief population health officer comes as the system focuses on managing population health.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis is the latest Democratic governor to lay out an ambitious agenda to make healthcare more affordable to consumers, creating the Office of Saving People Money on Health Care.
State Medicaid work requirements put pressure on health insurers to help their members find jobs or community service gigs. WellCare Health Plans is launching a program in Kentucky to keep beneficiaries from losing their benefits.
The FDA is no longer accepting new generic-drug applications because of the government shutdown, which could prevent hospitals for scoring cheaper, generic alternatives.
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