Tag Archives: Quality

PBMs: Driving Up Costs and Lowering Quality Care in America

As drug prices sky rocket, the role of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) in health care has been debated and analyzed. Governmental agencies, pharmaceutical executives and insurance providers have all joined the conversation to suggest a quick fix. Yet, among the proposed solutions, we see a stark absence of physician perspective. As a physician myself, I… Read More »

Quality standards framework can improve both clinical and financial performance in healthcare

Achieving clinical quality has always an important component of healthcare delivery, but in an age of quality-based reimbursement and a consumer-oriented business culture, it’s more important now than ever. The problem is that, until recently, there hasn’t been a consistent set of standards governing how quality is measured and achieved. That results in a high… Read More »

HENRY the Dentist is bringing quality dentistry to the workplace – MedCity News

It turns out that reluctance in visiting the dentist isn’t just limited to children. According to a report from the American Dental Association, more than half of adults with private dental insurance haven’t visited the dentist in over a year. Regular dental care helps avoid more serious and costly dental procedures down the road and… Read More »

15 top providers of data quality tools

Syncsort “Syncsort has headquarters in Pearl River, N.Y. Its data quality products are the Trillium Software System, Trillium Director, Trillium Global Locator, Trillium Cloud, Trillium Quality for Big Data, and Trillium Quality for SAP and Microsoft CRM. Syncsort has an estimated 1,100 customers for these products,” the report says. “Reference customers for Syncsort score its… Read More »