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Fear of COVID-19 Keeps Patients From Seeking Medical Care

Elise M. V. Wong - 10/13/2020 - 1

A new survey finds that fear of COVID-19 has kept people from seeking medical care, including people with chronic conditions.

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Drug Rebates: New Executive Order Only Addresses Part of the Problem

Steven R. Newmark, JD, MPA - 8/23/2020 - 0

Drug rebates often mean consumers pay more for drugs. Manufacturers raise list prices to cover PBM rebates. We pay a percent of list price.

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Why Medical Translation and Medical Interpretation Services are Key in Quality Healthcare

Mark Blackwood - 7/9/2020 - 0

All industries need translators and interpreters who are trained in […]

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Women’s Health: The Pressing Need to Think Holistically

Jessica Grossman, M.D. - 3/10/2020 - 4

Doctors working in the field of women’s health should be prepared to listen to all concerns presented by patients & take a holistic approach to their care.

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The Value of Transparency in Payer-Provider Relationships

David Gregg, M.D. - 9/20/2019 - 0

Doctors, patients, and insurers can all benefit from improved transparency in payer-provider relationships in areas ranging from costs to care management.

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OPINION: Stem Cell Therapy – How I Became a Patient Advocate

A. Rahman Ford, J.D., PhD. - 7/12/2019 - 6

In 2010, I went to Nanjing, China for stem cell […]

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3 Compelling Reasons to Shift to Patient-Centric Care

Sandeep Reddy, MD - 5/17/2019 - 0

Benefits of patient-centric care include cutting costs, reducing complexity of care, and connecting stakeholders to better focus on desired health outcomes.

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Why It’s So Important to be a Patient Advocate for Your Loved One

Carol Kalat - 5/16/2019 - 0

When a loved one is ill, you can play a critical role by being their patient advocate. This means working with the medical team to help ensure all goes well

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How to Improve Patient Retention in Virtual Care

Philip Marshall, MD, MPH - 2/15/2019 - 0

Patient retention is a challenge in all of healthcare but is particularly difficult in virtual care. Here are 6 key factors that can make a difference.

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Patient Centricity: Better Solutions For (and With) Patients

Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA - 12/11/2018 - 0

Patient centricity is the act of designing a service|solution around patients. More & more companies are doing this, but there is still a long way to go.

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Are Social Determinants of Health a Key to Health Care Value?

Sam Cohen - 10/31/2018 - 0

Payers are already rolling out initiatives to address Social Determinants of Health (SDoH). Some are also incorporating SDoH into value-based payments models.

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Opioids Can Kill People in the Hospital Too

Michael Wong, JD - 8/17/2018 - 1

Continuous monitoring can help improve patient safety when opioids are given in the hospital but it is important not to contribute to the staff’s alarm fatigue.

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