When it comes to making connections with communities in order to improve the health status of their members, provider leaders are learning which strategies are essential to success, The Advisory Board Company reports
San Francisco-based fitness wearables maker Fitbit has announced that it is integrating its Fitbit Charge 2 fitness tracker product into the recently expanded UnitedHealthcare Motion wellness program, powered by Qualcomm Life, Inc.
Close to 60 percent of multispecialty medical groups and integrated delivery systems are ready to accept downside risk within two years, but several obstacles are slowing the transition from fee-for-service to value-based payments, according to a recent survey...
According to the latest analysis by the Skokie, Ill.-based advisory company Kaufman, Hall and Associates, hospital and health system mergers and acquisitions in 2016 are on pace to match the large-scale level of M&A activity in 2015.
In the first part of this Healthcare Informatics Special Report on data analytics, industry leaders take a look at the strategies and challenges around leveraging robust data analytics and IT for continuous performance improvement.
Chicago-based Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) has launched a partnership with a group of leading health care academics to enable university researchers access to commercial insurance claims data.
The ongoing transition from volume-based to value-based payment and care delivery models has been a monumental industry-wide effort over the past few years, but there are many indicators that the pace of change has been slow, according to a Deloitte report.
As ACOs continue to progress, they are seeking to expand population health management capabilities, including their relationships with community organizations and patients, according to new research from Charlotte, N.C.-based Premier, Inc.
During a recent health innovations conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), faculty, researchers and clinicians addressed the challenges confronting the healthcare industry and the tools being brought to bear to address those challenges.
St. Paul, Minn.-based 3M Health Information Systems is teaming up with Verily Life Sciences (formerly Google Life Sciences), an Alphabet company, to develop new population health measurement technology for managing clinical and financial performance.
Medical imaging leaders face a number of challenges in the ongoing transformation of care delivery, yet many of the key market forces that are changing the field also are pushing imaging toward innovation, according to imaging informatics leaders.