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Pop health platform helps one ACO save $1M in treating disability patients

The nation’s most fragile, at-risk patient populations are adults with disabilities. The Alliance for Integrated Care of New York oversees the healthcare needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It is the only Medicare Shared Savings Program-approved ACO of its kind in the United States. THE PROBLEM The Alliance for Integrated Care of New… Read More »

Treating a VIP benefactor of a hospital

My local hospital has been petitioning the local city zoning board for permission to build an on-site parking garage for years now.  The city zoning board is very strict about the height of buildings and has turned the requests down repeatedly. This past fall, the hospital administration announced that it needed a capital partner to… Read More »

Patients’ own cells could be the key to treating Crohn’s disease

Rachel Sawyer, a communications manager who is 50 and lives in Anerley in south east London, was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 2000 and treated at Guy’s and St Thomas’. Although her condition is now under control, she supports other people who have Crohn’s and runs the Twitter account @Bottomline_IBD. She said: “One of the worst… Read More »