By Luis Castillo – No matter who your patient is, there’s no way to avoid a certain degree of risk. If there were, preventing readmissions would be a much easier prospect. But even if we can’t eliminate risk entirely, we can certainly manage it.Read More
By Anish Sebastian – Whether it’s stock trading with a few clicks on a smartphone, streaming new music before the vinyls hit the shelves, or receiving a wardrobe from a personal stylist without ever stepping into a store, technology’s potential to revolutionize the consumer experience is ubiquitous across industries.
By David Hom – Employers of all kinds, particularly those who have a high percentage of employees with chronic conditions, often struggle to determine which health benefits will support their efforts to maintain a healthy workforce.
By Scott Corbitt – The healthcare data explosion has prompted thorny debates over data ownership and access. Obviously, patients have a vested interest in having access to their own personal health history, but the data holds value for other stakeholders as well.
By Jeffrey Brady MD, MPH – At the inaugural meeting, an important theme emerged at that first meeting: We are reaching the limits of what can be achieved by the familiar project-by-project or problem-by-problem approach to improving care.
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By Dr. Arlene Bierman – We are only just beginning to harness the power of “real world data” to provide the evidence needed to improve health care quality, safety, and outcomes.
By Allison Hart – Population health management is a healthcare concept that has gained a lot of attention in recent years. It is viewed as a solution for improving care quality, clinical outcomes, efficiency and even financial outcomes.
By Jeffrey Shuren MD, JD – Since 2012, we at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health have set as our North Star the vision of patients in the U.S. having access to high-quality, safe, and effective medical devices of public health importance first in the world.