World Health Care Congress 2019

The 16th Annual World Health Care Congress will be held April 28 to May 1 in Washington, DC. Global thought leaders and key decision-makers from all sectors of healthcare will come together to connect, learn, and share best practices in the push to transform the delivery, affordability, and quality of healthcare. 
May 17, 2019
Looking at readmissions for congestive heart failure, we realized that the majority of our patients were being readmitted because of care coordination and social determinants of health, explained Susan Mani, MD, vice president of Clinical Transformation and Ambulatory Quality at LifeBridge Health.
May 09, 2019
Martin Makary, MD, MPH, a surgical oncologist and chief of the Johns Hopkins Islet Transplant Center, dicscusses how hospitals have responded to having to post standard charges of their services online by uploading their chargemasters.
May 07, 2019
If you wait for lagging outcomes, such as readmissions, it may be months before you realize if the initiative is working or not, explained Susan Mani, MD, vice president of Clinical Transformation and Ambulatory Quality at LifeBridge Health.
May 01, 2019
During a session at World Health Care Congress 2019, Senator Bill Cassidy, MD, offered his alternative to Medicare for All, which is modeled after the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and discussed other healthcare issues on his radar.
April 30, 2019
A panel discussion during World Health Care Congress 2019 discussed the importance of quantifying and communicating the return on investment (ROI) for social determinants of health (SDOH) initiatives.
April 30, 2019
More and more, older adults are choosing to receive care in their homes rather than in the hospital. While technology has a role in aiding home-based care for older patients by allowing providers to implement remote monitoring, these technologies must be met with care management in order for outcomes to truly be improved, according to a panel discussion at World Health Care Congress 2019.
April 30, 2019
In his first speech since stepping down as FDA commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, MD, reflected on his time in office during a session at World Health Care Congress 2019.
April 29, 2019
During a World Health Care Congress 2019 panel discussion on unlocking innovation in value-based care, panel members offered a comprehensive look at what’s driving this shift toward value-based care, what works and what doesn’t, and where consolidation fits into the mix.
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