We rounded up some final thoughts on 2019 from some usual suspects. Healthcare and health IT was more than just news last year. Take a last look as we put 2019 in the rear view mirror.Read More
By Abhinav Shashank – The health plan market is undergoing a drastic transformation. In the past, the competition had been lean with just a small number of payers. However, the market dynamics are changing.
By Abhinav Shashank – When the concept of a digital hospital came into the picture, the initial goal was to shift physician practices from a paper-based approach to a more flexible electronic health record systems.
By Abhinav Shashank – Can we ensure the well-being of a sapling that was not watered for weeks after being planted? Consistency in care matters just as much for patients seeking to improve their wellness and to achieve healthier outcomes.
By Abhinav Shashank – Transitioning and succeeding in value-based care is increasingly becoming the focus of many providers. Despite initial reservations, many providers are becoming ardent supporters of VBC payment models and are often the catalysts for change in their organizations.
By Abhinav Shashank – Innovation has been driving the US healthcare and steering it on the wheels of novel payment models towards better outcomes in quality of care and cost. However, these new payment models seem to be perpetually stuck in a state of delay.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of September that we think deserve sharing again.
By Abhinav Shashank – What is that one factor that separates one patient from another? Can one identify why two patients with the same illness but from different regions respond differently to a particular treatment? Do we need to cater to the needs of patients even after they leave the clinic?
By Abhinav Shashank – Battling with chronic life-limiting illness results in extreme pain, discomfort, and physical as well as mental stress. Even when there is no permanent cure available to treat the disease, palliative care can bring some respite to the patients.