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Tracey Walker
How to make health price information more accessible to consumers
National survey and surveys in New York State, Florida, Texas, and New Hampshire point to a need for more actionable price information.
How one hospital reduced pediatric epilepsy emergency visits, admissions
Nationwide Children’s Hospital sees dramatic drop in ED visits and inpatient admissions for epilepsy patients with collaborative quality improvement project.
Game-changing cholesterol-buster further reduces heart attack, stroke
A new outcomes study shows that the PCSK9 inhibitor Repatha significantly reduced the risk of hard major adverse cardiovascular events in high-risk patients by 20%.
Partnership aims to make insulin more affordable
CVS, Novo Nordisk launch a prescription savings program to help patients afford essential medications.
Game changing idea: Specialty intensive medical home
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois partners with gastroenterology group to focus on Crohn’s disease patients.
Behavioral health top priority for employers
With a growing need for services, nearly nine in 10 employers cite behavioral health as an important priority in Willis Towers Watson survey.
Prescribing practices that increase risk of opioid overdose
Two studies, one from Prime Therapeutics and Stanford, reveal an alarming increase in overdose with concurrent use of opioids and benzodiazepines. Here’s how managed care can help.
Top four patient engagement trends to watch
These trends emerge from CDW’s Patient Engagement Perspective Study, but surprisingly one tech trend didn’t make the cut.
Creating a ‘robust’ specialty pharmacy network
The correct approach to take when creating a specialty pharmacy network is a key issue for healthcare executives.
Payers strategize to manage opioid use
How managed care organizations manage opioid utilization and some of the limitations to those management strategies was a hot topic at the AMCP Annual Meeting.