Tag Archives: care

5 quick PR tricks to cover up a lack of real health care news

As all researchers know, science is a grinding parade of failure and dead ends. But as we’ve often written, news release writers sometimes seem hell-bent on making the public believe otherwise. Like expert makeup artists, they can add sparkle to lackluster findings, mask blemishes in study designs, and smooth over unimpressive data. One thing I… Read More »

Organizations struggle in making the transition to care management

As new reimbursement methodologies take hold, healthcare providers and insurers will need to better manage the care of patients, eventually obviating the need for claims management. However, there’s wide disparity between healthcare organizations’ understanding of the importance of total care management for patients and their ability to actually manage care. A just-completed survey by Health… Read More »

Beaumont moves home health, hospice care to for-profit Ohio firm

Dive Brief: Royal Oak, Michigan-based Beaumont Health has announced a joint venture with Alternative Solutions Health Network to expand access to home health and hospice services in Michigan. Under the arrangement, Beaumont will shift operations of its seven-county home health and hospice agency to Kettering, Ohio-based ASHN. Partnering with ASHN will allow Beaumont to quickly meet… Read More »