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Population Health

Kaiser Permanente commits $200 million to decrease homelessness
May 21 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Making such investments could reduce a hospital's readmissions rates and morbidity, and help to avoid financial…
Behavioral health workforce faces challenges
May 18 | Jeff Lagasse
More than 44 million American adults have a diagnosable mental health condition, and rates of severe…
doctor selfies for social media millennials telehealth
May 14 | Beth Jones Sanborn
More patients want to interact with doctors via social media, which opens new opportunities to treat chronic conditions,…
May 14 | Susan Morse
Medicare Advantage insurer Clover paired its data and care management with YouScript's genomic testing…
Ways ACA reduced health disparities
May 04 | Jeff Lagasse
Reductions in uninsured rates ranged from -14.3 percent in the Guamanian or Chamorro subgroup to -4.1 percent in the Japanese…
Partners in talks with Harvard Pilgrim
May 04 | Susan Morse
The move is to adapt to a changing healthcare environment as insurers and providers increasingly share financial risk, Partners…
global health research and development
May 02 | Jeff Lagasse
U.S. investments in global health research and development from 2007 to 2015 not only created jobs but injected millions into…
Opioid epidemic: Another way it costs so much
Apr 30 | Jeff Lagasse
One hospital lost $3.5 million in a single year dealing with rising infection rates among patients taking cocaine,…
How UVA cuts opioid use 74%
Apr 26 | Jeff Lagasse
Enhanced Recovery After Surgery, which focused on just one type of operation, saved more than $1.3 million…
A ‘patient uncertainty’ scale to reduce readmissions
Apr 25 | Jeff Lagasse
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital has embarked on an initiative that is yielding insights that could prove valuable to any…

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