You can easily see the huge variation in costs for treating heart disease across the US. Healthcare financing follows the Medicare system in this country. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation was established to accelerate the move to value-based care. Out of 50 models…
Yesterday’s post showed that optimal medical therapy (OMT) reduces heart failure hospitalizations by 70% in patients with type 2 diabetes and CKD…
Optimal medical therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes and small amounts of protein in their urine reduced hospitalization for heart failure by 70…
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That has always been a guide for my life. “Light a candle, don’t curse the darkness!” I am looking for likeminded people in healthcare. There has never…
“These denials can delay or prevent beneficiary access to medically necessary care; lead beneficiaries to pay out of pocket for services that are…
Ten times as many women die of heart disease as breast cancer. It is the leading cause of death among women. Heart disease in women is different and it…
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