By Aaron Fulner – The COVID-19 pandemic has driven an incredible shift in the number of American lives covered by employer-sponsored health plans as unemployment creeps up to rates not seen since the Great Depression.Read More
By Paul Grundy MD – If you know me, you know that I firmly believe “no mission, no margin.” When it comes to optimizing medication, fulfilling the mission creates the margin. You cannot divorce the two. Comprehensive medication management (CMM) is how we do it.
By Stephen M. Hahn MD – One of the challenges facing the FDA during the COVID-19 pandemic is how to ensure the timely reviews of medical product applications despite a surge in volume of work and practical constraints that may impact our ability to conduct on-site inspections.
By Matt Fisher – What is the state of primary care physician practices as a result of COVID-19? The answer is at best not clear, but very likely in a bad place. Primary care faced significant stress even before the pandemic, but months of not seeing patients and continuing to be on the front line of care will only compound stresses.
By Jim Dougherty – Suffice it to say: the healthcare industry has been laser-focused on the coronavirus pandemic for the past few months. With the urgent care needs that COVID-19 continues to bring and telehealth taking center stage in primary care, many other facets of healthcare — like provider data management — have become afterthoughts.
By Suzanne Cogan – With COVID-19, we’re navigating new territory in client communications. Here’s how to apply best practices to the healthcare industry.
By Will Brady & Kristen Honey – As we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, innovation is more critical than ever especially for those with pre-existing and chronic conditions like kidney disease.
By Lauren Knieser – In an emergency, every minute counts. Coordinated, real-time electronic reporting from hospitals and other health care facilities to state and federal agencies enables better operational decision-making and ultimately saves lives. Such technology exists today and the time to implement it is now.
By Rich Herrington & Mary Rose Avila – Over the past decade, a shift has occurred within the healthcare industry. Patients have become empowered as cultural changes, increasing care options, and policy adjustments enable populations to make informed decisions about their care.