Future of Health Care

Mental Illness: A Rising Toll

Millions of Americans are affected by mental illness. However, a worsening shortage of mental health services could block access to promising new therapies for many.


Strong Market for Medical Office Investment

An evolving healthcare landscape is fueling an expanded patient base and strengthening the outlook for investment in medical office buildings, according to real estate crowdfunding firm CrowdStreet.

Aging baby boomers and the ACA have contributed to larger numbers of patients, who are...


Telemedicine Unbound: Applications for Remote Care Continue to Expand

As more patients become interested in remote visits, some observers say telemedicine is lowering costs and improving care.


Healthcare Reform Rewrites Charitable Care Groups’ Roles

As the healthcare landscape changes, medical charities are adapting their approaches to meet clients’ needs more effectively.


Hospital Leaders on Social Media: Risk and Potential

With the right strategy, health system CEOs can leverage online outlets to improve the reach of their hospitals’ voice and engage a population hungry for information and perspective.


Obesity Epidemic among Late Teens May Presage Heart Failure Crisis, Study Suggests

Research finds that young men in the middle- to high-normal range of BMI have elevated risk for heart failure when they reach middle age — earlier than heart failure typically develops.


Rethinking Transfers of Pediatric Orthopedic Patients to Adult Care

Pediatric orthopedic providers treat some patients well into adulthood, and guidelines for transitioning those patients to adult care need revisiting, according to recent research in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.


Barriers to Value-based Care

The shift from a volume-based to a value-based reimbursement model can yield significant revenue, as evidenced by the $466 million in savings among Medicare ACOs in 2015. But Healthcare Finance reports that only one-third of the roughly 400 health systems in the Medicare Shared Savings Program...


State of the Heart

An emphasis on evidence-based guidelines has yielded improvement in cardiovascular outcomes in recent years. However, with heart disease continuing to claim the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans annually, even the most optimistic clinicians are not likely to unfurl the victory flag.


Benefits of Late-career Locum Tenens Work

Your skills are still sharp, and you find the work fulfilling. You’re not ready to retire, but you would enjoy more free time. Reducing your hours may not be an option in your current job. Or, perhaps, you just hear the call of the open road.