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A positive care experience from the patient’s perspective requires more than achieving the desired outcome, today’s healthcare consumer also expects ease.
Sticker shock contributes to 30% of prescriptions being abandoned or not picked up at all. PBM fees, chain pharmacy clout, and rebates all contribute to a lack of transparency and unnecessarily high drug prices.
Here are 3 digital health innovations that, in their own way, streamline processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness—something we need much more of in healthcare.
As insurers ratchet up utilization management, doctors' paperwork burden increases and patients must jump through endless administrative hoops to access care.
Insured patients' share of drug costs has continued to increase, but there are some strategies that they can use to get lower prices.
The leverage wielded on politicians and policy makers by healthcare stakeholders whose ox would be gored if real cost-savings programs are put into place is enormous. It makes meaningful change all but impossible.
Despite being extremely common, headaches are often misdiagnosed and undertreated.
The current payment model for pharmacy does not align with quality care and needs to be replaced with a model that rewards patient-centered care.
Although we can learn about pegging price to value from other industries, healthcare requires a unique approach that recognizes its critical role in people's lives.
If you are thinking about applying for a value-based incentive program, you will want to ask yourself some key questions first.
AHRQ's CANDOR toolkit helps hospitals and physicians respond promptly and appropriately when an adverse event occurs.
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