The conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age are known as their social determinants of health.
Telemedicine is one of the most trending topics in healthcare, as more and more consumers embrace this patient-provider communication technology and are willing to consult doctors remotely .
With today’s introduction of affordable, high speed internet and smartphones with high-quality video transmission, telemedicine has evolved as practical solution for providing remote healthcare to patients in their homes, workplaces or assisted living facilities.
Bundled payments are proving to be quite effective in Medicare's attempt to shift from traditional fee-for-service to value-based payment models. BPCI bundled payments have been observed to save money while enhancing patient care.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death globally. In 2015, an estimated 17.7 million people died from a heart-related problem-- that's 31 percent of the total deaths that year. It's not just the United States, either. Over 75 percent of cardiovascular disease-related deaths take place in low- and middle-income countries.
The United States Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has introduced a new voluntary bundled payment model initiative known as the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI Advanced).
If you struggle with your weight, you know that it is a seemingly impossible battle. Fad diets, conflicting information from experts, busy schedules, and waning motivation are just a few of the hurdles standing in your path to losing weight.