Boston Medical Center launches the OneHealth platform for its patient-centered medical home initiative to promote self-management of chronic diseases, offer peer support and engage patients in between office visits.
This letter to the editor describes the problems caused by the Medicare program's failure, as of January 1, 2013, to be ready to process and reimburse lab test claims for more than 100 new molecular diagnostic CPT codes.
Employee wellness programs that influence positive behavior change can lower absenteeism and develop a better sense of well-being for workers, improving productivity, job satisfaction and the bottom line.
(download pdf) This bylined article highlights strategies for improving physician compensation, including the importance of approaching negotiations with valid market data, and understanding fair market value ranges before contracting physicians put a stake in the ground.
The director of nursing resource management at The Miriam Hospital in Providence, RI is interviewed in this feature article about how the hospital implemented an open shift management program to proactively involve staff in the scheduling process.
This bylined article discusses how local tissue response to treatment is a key diagnostic component at every stage of drug development, and how the adoption of digital pathology leads to more precise and faster decisions across discovery, preclinical, and clinical trials.
Digital pathology is transforming global pharmaceutical research by enabling data sharing to integrate dispersed pharma pathology labs around the world. The article also reviews the stages of multisite digital pathology integration in large pharmaceutical companies.
Feature article discusses how physicians from the radiology and pathology departments at the University of Kansas Medical Center used a pathology information system, radiology PACS and video-conferencing system to enable the two specialties to reach across the digital divide.
Whole slide imaging offers substantial improvements for both brightfield and fluorescence measurement of protein expression. This article discusses the latest developments in fluorescence and brightfield whole slide imaging as it applies to protein expression, and how the two approaches differ and are complementary.