This post discusses the movement away from fee for service models in healthcare, towards value-based care in countries such as Singapore.
Using large data sets and dynamic modeling, researchers find that improving cardiovascular health at middle and older ages is not enough to slow the growth in the number of older Americans with dementia further underscoring the need for treatment innovations that will delay or prevent dementia. (more…)
Treatment for neovascular or wet age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) is an area where a change in Medicare Part B payment specific to this procedure has far more potential for substantial reductions in spending. (more…)
Given the demographic changes occurring in the US, understanding the health problems that are affecting older Latinos is of increasing importance. (more…)
The time is ripe for a new frontier in medicine. (more…)
Technology and data can help pharmacists provide services required to manage life-long, outpatient drug therapies. (more…)
A recent study found Medicare Fee-for-Service and Medicare Advantage patients have hospitalization and post-hospitalization costs and outcomes that are generally different. How do these outcomes translate to policy recommendations? (more…)