Drug Disposal Kiosks Help Hospitals Serve Their Community
Patients who need to dispose of
unwanted controlled substances and other medications are embracing the
convenience of drug disposal kiosks managed by their local health-system
Northwell Health Launches $100k Contest to Fund Next Medical Breakthrough
On Monday, Northwell Health launched a new contest in which public voting will decide which of three medical innovations developed by some of its 61,000+ employees will receive $100k in additional research support. Starting today through April 18th, voters can go to www.northwell.edu/vote to learn about each innovation and vote for their favorite idea in which they think Northwell Health should invest.
One year after Zarxio approval, future of biosimilars remains unclear – ModernHealthcare.com
A year ago, providers, plans and
benefit managers thought they were on the brink of a new era of competitive drug prices. The federal approval of the first biosimilar for sale in the U.S. was supposed to foster new products that offered big
NY provider advocacy groups say $15 minimum wage threatens viability of organizations, services
Several healthcare provider advocacy groups issued a joint statement warning of the impact of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D) proposed $15 minimum wage, saying the additional expenses without new state funding will result in eliminating services and even closing organizations, according to Saratogian Health.
Survey: Care Coordination Biggest Challenge to Achieve Population Health Management
Care coordination is the biggest challenge for health systems to achieve population health management followed by financial investment and data management, according to a new healthcare leadership survey by Philips.
Conducted by HIMSS Media on behalf of Philips, the survey of 105 health care IT leaders reveals that a majority of health systems have already implemented population health management programs as they seek to improve patient outcomes.
The best-kept, value-based secret is in your hospital supplies – ModernMedicine
and medical product purchasing programs affect the value-based
equation where value equals outcomes divided by costs in a positive way? Absolutely. Savings of 20% to 50% plus improvements in clinical utility and quality …
Using Pharmacy Data Analytics To Improve Medical Home Performance – Open Minds (registration)
So where to start with hitting those performance numbers and maximizing possible gainsharing bonuses? Use
data analytics, according to Carol Clayton, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Care Management Technologies. In her experience, this low …
Nearly Half of US Physicians Say They Will Prescribe More Biosimilars, According to New Data From InCrowd
Lower Patient Costs Remain a Key Driver Across Five Specialties With Significant Biologic Use; 17% Believe Biosimilars Will Become the Norm in the Next Three Years
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