Tag Archives: Healthcare

Why episode-based analytics help unlock healthcare value

By enabling healthcare organizations to better assess risk at the patient level and develop a more nuanced understanding of care delivery, episode-based analytics are essential to the healthcare industry’s shift from volume to value. Episode-based payments, or bundled payments, have become an increasingly important part of value-based care agreements between payers and providers in recent… Read More »

How to Pay for Your Pet’s Healthcare – Lifehacker

Covering the cost of your pet’s healthcare—whether it’s a standard checkup or a more complicated procedure—can be expensive. Should you take out a pet insurance plan, with deductibles and copays, or create a special savings account to cover your fur baby’s care? What about healthcare credit cards like CareCredit? How are they different from ordinary… Read More »

Black premature babies face racial disparities in healthcare, study says

Adobe Stock Images Black preemies face higher chances that they will receive poor prenatal care than white, Asian-American and Hispanic babies, and this is partially due to the quality of their parents’ healthcare as well as segregation, according to a JAMA Pediatrics study released last week. The study looked at black newborn babies born prematurely… Read More »