Patients are more responsible for healthcare costs now than ever. And this election season, they’re speaking up about price transparency in the healthcare industry—both with their ballots and their choice of provider.
Failing to correctly diagnose and control high blood pressure (HBP) can put people at increased risk for cardiovascular disease, stroke, and renal failure. In the US, 20% of adults with hypertension do not know that they have the condition and 53% of US adults taking antihypertensive medication have uncontrolled BP. New guidelines to improve detection…
In this brief video, Deb Gage, Medecision’s President & Chief Executive Officer, shares the importance of effective and appropriate use of medications, and why she and Medecision are involved with the Get The Medications Right (GTMRx) Institute.
In rural areas, doctors are like a revolving door, rarely staying in one place for long. There are disparities in healthcare access in rural America, but technology may be a solution to increasing healthcare access.
Reports of the industry’s data breaches have been grabbing headlines for several years now. The challenge for healthcare organizations is to go beyond acknowledging vulnerabilities and to do something about them. But what? And, how?
To effectively manage care, care team members need to have access to the right information at the right time. Without access to relevant data at the point of decision, however, consumers might unfortunately experience a variety of unwanted outcomes.
Access to healthcare in rural settings is a true challenge. Americans living in rural areas are more likely to die from five leading causes than their urban counterparts. How should we be thinking about and addressing this issue?
In addition to leveraging claims and clinical data, insurers are now relying on social determinants of health data to paint a better picture of their member populations, create meaningful interventions and manage risk.