Clinical trials don’t fail fast enough

The roughly $2.6 billion spent on developing one new drug reflects the fully capitalized costs of studying compounds that ultimately fail to reach the market.

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Opioid epidemic: Weighing alternatives for pain management

In weighing the risks and costs of pain management treatment plans, it is important to understand the burden of opioid misuse and abuse.

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What continuous improvement looks like when staff buys in

How one health plan manages substantial growth and volume with a Lean approach

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The epidemic of physician burnout

The startling rise of physician burnout rates across the healthcare industry has alarmed many experts who are concerned about the consequences for patients, physicians and organizations alike.

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Streamline your medical imaging operations

Connecting with referrers and payers often involves a large amount of time and energy to deal with faxes, phone calls and paperwork to confirm clinical data or secure preauthorizations — all in an effort to head off claim denials.

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Five challenges that keep governments from delivering great digital experiences

We have to face facts: There’s a global crisis when it comes to public trust in government.

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Applauding Interoperability Improvements

At IBM, we strongly believe that all citizens have a right to improved information flow between the various clinicians they see.

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Image shuffling method for reading mammograms may help improve radiologists’ accuracy and speed

There is a way of viewing mammograms that may help radiologists see the differences they might otherwise not easily see: a method known as image shuffling.

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No predictions needed

Experts have predicted that solutions featuring artificial intelligence would help oncology professionals in advancing research, improving clinical outcomes, and optimizing their operational processes

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When health data is under threat

Healthcare organizations are more vulnerable to cyberattacks than ever due to factors, including lack of full-time IT security experts and legacy systems.

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How should we measure success for wellness programs?

A long-term view of wellness challenges all of us to think more broadly, beyond physical health to financial and mental health, too. It’s time to evolve how we measure impact

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Transformation takes time, but you can’t wait

Oncology professionals need to prepare for field advancements that will transform their work. However, transformation can take time and professionals are facing significant hurdles today.

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