Health

Value-based care and payment models are being implemented in 48 states, study shows

The study reveals that of the value-based care solutions initiatives implemented, half of them are multipayer in scope. While only four states have had little or no value-based payment activity.

Physicians generate $2.4 million for their hospitals

The cost of hiring and training new physicians is a major drain on hospitals, especially those with high turnover.

5 things to know about rising pediatric flu death toll

Forty-one influenza-associated pediatric deaths have occurred during the 2018-2019 flu season, reported to CDC as of Feb. 16, according to CDC’s most recent FluView report.

Researchers develop blood test to determine patients’ severity of pain

Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis have developed a blood test that can determine a patient’s pain severity..

Millennials and Generation Z have a problem with traditional health care system

Younger people in the U.S. are less likely than their parents and grandparents to find value in the traditional health care system.