Where healthcare challenges find solutions
Caring for patients to prevent chronic conditions is among the top challenges facing healthcare today, standing alongside the more established acute care. Read about the innovations that help providers coordinate and improve care.
There's growing interest in using empirically validated, mobile app-based therapeutic tools that allow providers to remotely offer therapy, skills training and support to their patients in between face-to-face visits. »
Six common chronic conditions accounted for 60% of 24 million ED visits in 2017, and about 30% of those visits—or 4.3 million—were likely preventable and could be treated in a less expensive outpatient setting, according to a new Premier report.
Software incorporated into electronic health records helps providers “prescribe” patients community resources to address social determinants of health.
Hospitals and health systems are launching their own incubators and partnering with existing organizations to gain access to entrepreneurs' innovative ideas.
NYC Health & Hospitals/Bellevue has invested $400,000 to help roughly 300 patients transition to a plant-based diet. A growing body of research shows vegetable-based diets can prevent and reverse chronic diseases.
A new program at Yale New Haven Health System provides patients with substance abuse disorder diagnosis and treatment from addiction medicine specialists before they are discharged from the hospital.
New research has found that patients who spent more time with therapy dogs increased their risk of contracting the superbug MRSA—a warning to hospitals that haven't examined their policies surrounding the popular programs.
More lower-acuity patients were treated in Massachusetts community hospitals in 2017 as the state's overall healthcare spending growth dropped to 1.6%.
An AI-based tool can detect diabetic retinopathy on its own, without any analysis by a doctor.
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