Using Interventional Analytics for Accurate Risk Stratification and Integrated Care

Managing the health of patient populations through effective risk stratification is vital to successful value-based care programs. To raise the bar on patient risk stratification, many hospitals and health systems have turned to Interventional Analytics to identify which patients are at the highest risk for adverse events, hospital admissions, and readmissions. In this issue brief, […]

The New Normal in Healthcare

The world changed after coronavirus shutdown. Countries had imposed city-wide lockdown and social distancing became the norm. This changes the way we live. In the education sector, many schools are adopting online platforms. In entertainment, sports and concerts around the world have been halted. Casinos and other establishments have also been closed down while players […]

Healthcare and Insurance News Headline Updated on 05 June 2020 – CDC, HHS, UnitedHealth Group, Anthem, Nuro, and more

The headline on 05 June 2020 Anthem is making $2.5 billion in financial assistance available to members and providers impacted by COVID-19, including premium credits. UnitedHealth Group investing $100 million in building affordable housing. Following concerns about a lack of demographic data for COVID-19 testing, HHS announced it will require laboratories to report the age, […]

Healthcare and Insurance News Headline Updated on 29 May 2020 – Six Blues, Higi, Kaiser Permanente, Google, Cigna, CVS Health, and more

The headline on 29 May 2020 Six Blues plans have filed suit against CVS Health, alleging that the company’s pharmacies artificially inflated prices for generic drugs. CVS denies any wrongdoing. A group of Blue Cross insurers have filed suit against CVS over pharmacy discount programs. What factors do doctors need to think about before reopening […]

Success Strategies to Drive Clinical Development Momentum During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent social distancing measures around the world have disrupted the clinical trial landscape, bringing an overwhelming degree of stress, anxiety, and uncertainty to ongoing, new, and COVID-19-related clinical development programs. Regulations and guidelines for clinical trial conduct are rapidly evolving and affecting sponsors who are running or planning new clinical studies. […]

Healthcare and Insurance News Headline Updated on 20 May 2020 – CMS, UnitedHealth Group, Premera Blue Cross, Humana, Humana, and more

The headline on 20 May 2020 CMS issued guidance this week to aid nursing homes in safely reopening. Officials warn that these facilities should be “among the last to reopen. UnitedHealth Group led promising research on the use of ACE inhibitors to treat high-risk patients with COVID-19, and now they’re launching a clinical trial to […]