The Long-Term Impact of Millennials on Healthcare Services and Costs

Technology will continue to shape the future of patient interactions.

Millennials will confront mounting human and economic costs of these chronic conditions, along with emerging problems such as antibiotic resistance.

How Millennials are Reshaping the Entire Healthcare Sector

Millennials demand instant access to all services.

What can providers and payers do, beyond tech upgrades, to more closely align their services with millennial expectations?

Millennial Expectations for Healthcare

Millennials will soon make up the bulk of healthcare workers as well as innovators.

The status quos in both claims and billing are at odds with what millennials have come to expect from on-demand services such as Lyft, Airbnb and iOS Maps.

How Millennials are Reshaping Healthcare – Part 1

Millennials are now making mobile devices a core part of the healthcare delivery process.

Millennials came of age during the 2000s and 2010s alongside applications for smartphones, tablets and cloud platforms, all of which have shaped their expectations for the way services are delivered.

All Systems Go – The Crucial Role of Healthcare Interoperability

Healthcare interoperability is more critical than ever.

As U.S. healthcare expenses continue their long-term climb, providers and payers are exploring fresh approaches to care delivery and reimbursement.

What is Value-based Drug Pricing?

Value-based drug pricing could lead to greater affordability of prescription drugs.

VBP is designed to improve accountability for treatments and align patient/plan payments accordingly.

When and Where Air Ambulances Save Lives: Part 2 of a 2-part series

Air ambulances provide quick transportation for patients in remote locations, as well as for paramedics and other medical professionals whose services can be the difference between life and death in an emergency. In the first part of this series, we looked at why hospitals offer air medical services (AMS) and how insurers and patients navigate […]

The Rise of Air Ambulance Use: Part 1 of a 2-part series

Air ambulances have rapidly become vital and unique fixtures of the U.S. healthcare system. As specialized aircrafts – i.e., medically equipped helicopters and fixed-wing airplanes – they provide emergency transportation over distances and/or terrains that would be impractical for ground ambulances.   Their use has surged since 1980, when medical helicopters began to be manufactured […]

5 Unique Benefits of the Patient-Centered Medical Home

“Patient-centered” is a widely used term in health care discussions, but what does it really mean? The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) provides an instructive example. A PCMH embodies an approach to the primary care practice (PCP), one in which care is coordinated, accountable and comprehensive, as well as inclusive of wellness, preventive, acute and chronic […]

New Approaches to Managing High-Cost Drugs

Prescription drugs are critical to any effective healthcare system, but in the U.S. they are also a growing financial burden on patients, employers and care providers, many of whom struggle to keep up with their high costs. According to separate reports from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission and the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, prescriptions accounted for a […]

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