Providers in Puerto Rico are shifting their focus from disaster relief to wellness in order to meet the evolving health needs of a population still reeling from the effects of Hurricane Maria.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is discouraging ovarian cancer screening for asymptomatic women, saying it's ineffective and has a high incidence of false-positives and doesn't curb mortality rates.
Navicent Health, which operates a teaching hospital in central Georgia, plans to take advantage of GE Healthcare's advanced analytics. This is the sixth risk-sharing, multi-year contract GE Healthcare has embarked on over two years that involves providers.
America's Health Insurance Plans says its assessment of opioid prescribing practices can serve as a "road map" for stakeholders to concentrate their efforts on improving patient safety and lowering the risk of misuse.