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Opinion: We Need To Expand How We Think About Home-Based Health Care. SNF at Home Is a Step in the Right Direction
Patients no longer need to be tied to traditional care delivery models to receive exceptional care. Providers, payers and policymakers must continue working together to expand home-based health care and meet the preferences and needs of our aging population.
The role of the family caregiver is considered part of the cycle of life. But it can be time consuming and stressful, especially if caregivers have to balance their role with a job, raising children, and other aspects of family life. The topic will be one of many discussed at the HLTH event in Las Vegas from October 8-11.
Fine-Tuning, Prompt Engineering are Keys to Delivering Real Generative AI Solutions to Commercial Pharma Operations Today
Generative AI further enhances the value of prompt engineering by synthesizing important insights from various interactions, including text, images, compliant transcripts, and call notes. By automating this process, generative AI quickly transforms on-the-ground insights into robust analytics.
Staffing agencies are convincing hospitals that it is dangerous to hire nurses like me, telling them that us independent nurses are not equipped to provide quality patient care, and that hiring independent nurses could open the door for legal ramifications.
FemTech is at the forefront of providing effective solutions to menstrual challenges, and the efforts to normalize and destigmatize menstruation are paving the way for the democratization of women’s healthcare.
CMS’ Enhancing Oncology Model and Cancer Moonshot are the forcing functions to achieve value-based care in oncology. In the spirit of working together to improve lives, this is a MUST for physicians to consider–before they get left behind.
While greater operational efficiency and cost control are essential to the success of VBC initiatives, so too is patient engagement. Care coordination and care management are far more difficult – and far less likely to achieve optimal outcomes – without patients who are fully engaged with their providers.
During my 25 years in oncologic drug discovery, development and commercialization, I have seen how economic cycles can skew priorities and slow progress – but we cannot let that happen.
Physicians often diagnose patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) too late in the process, when dialysis is the only option left. This isn’t negligence on the part of physicians — it’s simply a consequence of a fee-for-service (FFS) healthcare model that works against patients’ financial well-being and deemphasizes preventative care.
The major healthcare players have no incentive to bring costs down. Insurers, pharmacy benefit managers, and other healthcare interests profit by charging higher and higher rates. However, one entity has the scale and incentive to meaningfully lower costs: employer health plans.
We need to create a care model that doesn’t treat menopause as some separate gray area of women’s health where doctors are unequipped and patients are left to their own devices to figure it out.
Engaging with patients in the early stages of their bariatric journey allows providers to ultimately understand and support their patient’s unique motivational, emotional, and intellectual drivers. Providers can use these drivers to help empower positive health outcomes.
Celebrating teamwork is essential for acknowledging its profound impact on healthcare excellence. It is a powerful catalyst that fosters patient-centered care, optimizes resource utilization, nurtures professional growth, and strengthens the healthcare system.
I am a practicing UK general practitioner and in this article, I take a magnifying glass to quality indicators including access, affordability, healthcare inequalities and population health, staffing and equipment, and patient and provider experience to discuss how we can shape up.