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How Digital Front Doors Can Enable Value-Based Care - Must Listen Podcast

The digital front door has been a hot trend in healthcare for the last several years. And many solutions have rushed to stake their claim as THE digital front door for patients. But as an industry, we don’t even have a clear...

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Common Bonds: Many Obstacles and Opportunities for Improving Maternity Care Are Global in Nature

By Leah Sparks Founder & CEO I was recently reading a thoughtful article published in The Guardian, which offered advice for improving maternal health in countries where conflict and extreme poverty are rampant. As various experts offered their insights, it...

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Balancing Risk & Reward: Not All Bundles and Global Payments Qualify as Value-Based Care. Why It’s Important to Move Past Volume Control to True VBC

“Unfortunately, in the U.S., at this point, fee-for-service has become unsustainable.” This quote is from a regarded national expert on payment reform. It was pulled from a debate on the comparative merits of bundled episodes vs. global payments. The debate took...

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Allergy Alert: How Digital Health Is Driving Adoption of New Guidelines to Prevent Food Allergies Among Children

Food allergies among children are rising dramatically. There are many causes for the growing prevalence in the United States, including Vitamin D insufficiency, decreased exposure to germs and allergens, and food allergen avoidance. In total, food allergies now affect as many as...

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Missed Connections: Why Women’s Health Apps Aren’t Flying Off the App Store Shelves

The following viewpoint is being shared by Wildflower’s resident growth and retention specialist, Jessica Szalay. She works with a wide range of hospitals, health systems, health plans and OBGYN practices to create meaningful digital connections with women in pursuit of...

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Feeling the Burn: When Physicians Are Stressed, Patients Are Less Safe. Here Are 4 Strategies for Reducing Burnout Among OBGYNs

When physicians are more stressed, patients are less safe. This makes sense intuitively, but the science also backs it up. In fact, a recent meta-analysis published in JAMA showed that clinician burnout can double the odds that a patient...

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