How one North Carolina managed care organization’s housing program has driven down crisis costs...

Payer organizations having been targeting social determinants of health as a way to drive lower healthcare spending and improve clinical outcomes. Housing – in particular –...

Amgen cancer drug targeting ‘undruggable’ mutation has potential as tumor-agnostic treatment

The biotech company plans to present Phase I data at ASCO on the drug, AMG 510, which targets KRAS mutations in solid tumors. Source link

In healthcare, which Avengers character are you?

A Walt Disney executive presents during CinemaCon at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on April 03, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/WireImage What do...

Prescription management and delivery platform Phil secures $25M

Phil, a San Francisco-based startup offering a platform to connect stakeholders in the pharmacy ecosystem, has raised a $25 million Series B funding round. It was...

A look at how Ochsner Health is using its innovation lab for pre-natal, chronic...

May 22 marks the inaugural MedCity INVEST Population Health conference in New Orleans the New Orleans Business Alliance. Ochsner Health Chief Clinical Transformation Officer Dr. Richard...

CMS delays national coverage determination for CAR-T therapies

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is holding off on deciding whether CAR-T cell therapies will be covered under Medicare. The agency said Friday that it...

From “joke hour” to “digital therapeutics” an evolution of gaming in healthcare

On Justin Barad’s office desk in San Francisco sits an old floppy disk copy of Life and Death. It was a 1988 computer game that put...

UPMC creates telemedicine company to address shortage of infectious disease specialists

UPMC in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has formed a telemedicine company focused on infectious diseases, according to a news release. The company, which is called Infectious Disease (ID) Connect,...

Why predictive analytics is crucial to next-level revenue cycle performance

Sixty percent of healthcare leaders believe their organizations could save 15 percent or more over the next five years using predictive analytics, a recent report found....

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