Welcome to the latest #DataRX Report, a weekly digest of interesting news and trending topics in the healthcare industry. Every Friday we're pulling together the best articles and insights to keep payors and providers informed, engaged and up to date on the headlines that are impacting the industry.
Hospitals are fed up with drug companies, so they’re starting their own
Hospitals are sick and tired of dealing with drug shortages, rising costs so they are doing something about it. The company will focus initially on establishing price transparency and stable supplies. Learn more about the plan here.
Prescription for Payors
Building Healthcare Partnerships to Drive Beneficiary Engagement
Colorado Access looks at member engagement as a marathon and not a sprint. Read about what Colorado Access is doing to improve member engagement for in their community.
Population Health Ranks High, But Not Highest, Among Top 10 Exec Concerns
Where does population health rank on this year’s HCEG Top 10 challenges, issues and opportunities? Find out execs have ranked higher than population health.
Employee error exposed data of 16,000 Blue Cross patients online for 3 months
Independence Blue Cross discovered in the middle of July that member information was accessible online to the public and had been for the past three months. Read the whole story here.
Prescription for Providers
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Are Healthcare Providers Getting Comfortable With Telehealth?
The benefits of telehealth have been talked about for a while now, but how do healthcare providers feel about it? Find about it here.
Move To Population Health Hits Hospitals Finances
Hospitals have been slow to adapt to changing reimbursement models which is causing profitability levels dropping. Click here to find out more.