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Annual Change Healthcare report assesses state of healthcare

Change Healthcare has released its ninth annual Industry Pulse Survey assessing the state of the industry. Research for the report came from 185 healthcare leaders at high levels in their organizations, including providers, insurers, vendors and Change Healthcare customers, all of whom collaborate via the HealthCare Executive Group. The report is important, says Ferris Taylor,… Read More »

Report: Philadelphia Black men live an average 69 years — the city’s lowest life expectancy

Mark Makela/Getty Images Black men who live in Philadelphia live an average of 69 years – the lowest average life expectancy rate out of all of the city’s population groups, according to a report released by the city’s health department. In Brotherly Love: Health of Black Men and Boys in Philadelphia, the first report of… Read More »

Hospital-acquired sepsis cases drop, but treatment costs rise, report finds

Dive Brief: Healthcare consulting company Premier reported a 15% drop in hospital-associated sepsis cases among member hospitals over the past three years. But the news is not all good. Patients who develop sepsis in the hospital are 10% more likely to experience the worst kind, septic shock, raising the average per-case cost of treating the… Read More »