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Providers looking to reduce costs need to address the social determinants, Humana says

Providers striving to generate better health outcomes and reduce costs should increasingly help patients address social and economic concerns–such as isolation and food insecurity–along with their physical conditions. That’s one of the key takeaways of Humana’s new 2019 Bold Goals Progress Report, which examines the company’s own progress in improving results among some of its… Read More »

How the cloud will address healthcare’s procurement challenges

The supply chain has been an increasingly important driving force in the healthcare industry’s transformation. During the past decade, the focus on automating supply chain processes has enabled the industry to significantly reduce waste and save billions annually. In today’s era of declining reimbursements and rising costs, it’s imperative that healthcare continues to make the… Read More »

FDA to Address Increased Use of E-Cigs Among Youth

With new findings revealing that e-cigarette use has increased from 1.5 million to more than 3.6 million young people within the last year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed new measures against flavored electronic cigarettes, CNN reports. FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, announced the proposals in a statement released on Thursday. “The changes… Read More »