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Bundled payment programs in healthcare becoming more common despite lack of comprehensive IT solution

Recent rule changes from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has once again brought bundled payments into the national spotlight. Addressing uncertainty among payers and providers on the future of bundled payments, the latest report from Chilmark Research analyzes the market trends shaping the space with an eye toward helping healthcare organizations adapt to… Read More »

More than half of consumers lack confidence in their ability to properly take new medications as directed

More than half of consumers lack confidence in their ability to properly take new medications as directed, according to a survey released today by e-prescribing and patient medication management solution outfit DrFirst. Among the consumers who had concerns about taking new medications correctly, two-thirds blamed their anxiety on a lack of time with physicians at… Read More »

As More Smoke Pot, Are Their Jobs at Risk?

Print this page TUESDAY, Jan. 22, 2019 — As increasing numbers of Americans use marijuana, there is a rising risk of job loss among those who use the drug, a new study suggests. “Job loss may be an overlooked social cost of marijuana use,” said study author Cassandra Okechukwu, from the Harvard T.H. Chan School… Read More »