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Vast majority of patients would show more loyalty to providers if they had access to holistic health and wellbeing support

A full 84 percent of healthcare consumers said they would feel a greater sense of loyalty to their preferred provider if their overall health and wellbeing was being supported outside of a clinical setting — nutrition, stress management and weight loss bring prime examples, according to a new Welltok survey. In fact, provider organizations are… Read More »

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 providers in South Carolina and Texas are overcoming telehealth obstacles

David McSwain, Julie Hall-Barrow, will speak at HIMSS19. The use of telehealth is growing as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services continues to expand reimbursement for its use. But there are still some under-recognized challenges to telehealth adoption, according to Dr. David McSwain, chief medical information officer of the Medical University of South Carolina.… Read More »