This study presents an integrated, exploratory assessment of physical activity, patient activation, health-related quality of life, and clinical outcomes among older adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D) using survey, wellness, and claims data.
2016-2018 Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) and Medicare Shared Savings Program cost and quality data show similar performance, suggesting that increasing financial risk to health systems may not affect performance.
For select patients hospitalized due to COVID-19, an academic urban hospital implemented an observation pathway that incorporated mobile health technology, reducing hospital length of stay by more than 2 days.
Jodi Fenner, senior director at Elevance Health, speaks on the key themes she presented during her session at the 2023 Health Equity Summit in San Diego, California, titled, "Promoting Health Equity through Primary Care."
Mobile health (mHealth) and a patient activation program could serve as a model for improving health outcomes for patients in outpatient clinical settings by decreasing atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk score.
Russell Rotondo, MD, FACC, medical director of clinical strategy and innovation for cardiology at Cohere Health, discusses the myriad positive ways utilization management programs can have an impact on patient outcomes in cardiovascular care.
High circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) tumor fraction after induction chemotherapy identifies a population with an unmet need who has low chances to benefit from immune checkpoint blockades for non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to research discussed during a presentation at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting.
The authors describe a novel training program for death certifiers in Pennsylvania, which has been designed to specifically focus on some of the main challenges in the death certification process and resulted in a useful model that can potentially be adopted by other states or municipalities.
Optimizing utilization of sacubitril/valsartan for treatment of heart failure could improve provider performance in the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative and the Medicare Shared Savings Program.