Population Health

Study: Medicaid work requirements mean more Americans are uninsured
Jun 22 | Jeff Lagasse
Researchers looked at 3 states with different policies and found a risk of low-income patients staying or…
As docs decline, telemedicine rises
Jun 21 | Jeff Lagasse
Telehealth and other new tools for virtual care enable doctors to see more patients and regain a semblance of control…
Jun 18 | Susan Morse
Town Hall Ventures, Amazon and Socially Determined are bringing a new focus to a long-neglected part of the…
Payers: There's more we all can do to reduce physician burnout
Jun 15 | Geneia
67 percent of all surveyed doctors know a physician who is likely to stop practicing medicine in the next five years, as the…
How diet can save billions in health costs
Jun 11 | Jeff Lagasse
The study touts itself as the first to comprehensively analyze the potential cost implications of improved…
Medicaid expansion increases volume, quality
Jun 06 | Jeff Lagasse
Medicaid expansion has resulted in more people having health insurance among all potentially eligible individuals,…
ACO Partner rewards physicians for shared savings
Jun 05 | Susan Morse
Unlike a traditional ACO, providers can earn rewards for value-based performance but are not charged membership or service…
Health information exchanges cut costs
Jun 01 | Jeff Lagasse
New research found that community HIEs produce better results when it comes to reducing both…
Harvard Pilgrim, Partners explore collaborative model
May 31 | Susan Morse
Talks are preliminary and no final agreement has been reached, Harvard Pilgrim says.
Social determinants can cut spending
May 23 | Jeff Lagasse
Those results add to evidence showing support for social service programs can improve community health outcomes and reduce healthcare…