Population Health

What We’re Reading: Public Health Emergency in Puerto Rico; Depression Rates and Anxiety Screening; Cancer Death Rates Decrease

September 21st 2022, 2:45pm


HHS declared a public health emergency in Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Fiona; nearly 1 in 10 Americans suffered from depression in 2020, and a task force recommended doctors screen all adults aged younger than 65 for anxiety; advances in cancer research have led to reduced cancer death rates.

Contributor: In the Misdiagnosis of Menopause, What Needs to Change?

September 14th 2022, 5:00pm


Menopause symptoms are not being recognized, leading to misdiagnosis and improper treatment.

At NAACOS Meeting, Gaus, Brooks-LaSure Discuss Equity, Payments, Messaging

September 8th 2022, 8:35pm


Effective messaging about the value of accountable care organizations (ACOs) is a key strategy if both CMS and the National Association of ACOs are to hit lofty goals, the leaders of both organizations said Thursday.

Neil Goldfarb on Theme, Potential Insights of 2022 GPBCH Wellness Summit

September 8th 2022, 4:10pm


Neil Goldfarb, president and CEO of the Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health (GPBCH), reviews the key topics to be addressed at the 2022 GPBCH Wellness Summit.

Understanding the Benefits of Multiple Options for PrEP Therapy

August 26th 2022, 4:07am


A clinician, advocate, and payer provide their expert knowledge on the multiple modalities of PrEP therapy and how some can be more beneficial than others.

Fauci Announces He Is Stepping Down in December 2022

August 22nd 2022, 3:45pm


Anthony Fauci, MD, announced Monday he is stepping down in December 2022 from his various positions, including as head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, “to pursue the next chapter of my career” and that he is not retiring.

Hospital Readmission and Mortality Risk Greater With Clostridioides difficile Infection

July 21st 2022, 3:10pm


Patients who experienced Clostridioides difficile infection had increased risks of mortality and hospital readmission, as well as greater length of stay and total hospital charges.

Horizon Model Makes Behavioral Health the "Quarterback" in Chronic Care Management

July 20th 2022, 12:05pm


Stakeholders from Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey discuss new ways to address management gaps for chronic behavioral health conditions, including a new integrated care model that puts community behavioral health providers in charge of overall care.

Sharp Pandemic-Related Decline in HIV Care Utilization Found in India

July 13th 2022, 12:20pm


A significant decline in HIV-related service utilization was observed among at-risk populations in India during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stakeholders List 6 Actionable Steps to Ameliorate Global Disparities in Parkinson Disease

July 11th 2022, 8:25pm


Advocacy and awareness; prevention and risk reduction; diagnosis, treatment, and care; caregiver support; and research were listed as actionable steps that are urgently needed to address global disparities in Parkinson disease.