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Trump’s healthcare executive order will only mean more red tape, not cheaper care – Washington Examiner

President Trump has been the champion of reducing red tape. That’s why it’s confusing that he plans to issue an executive order requiring healthcare insurers and providers to reveal the details of their pricing contracts. Reducing the cost of healthcare is a well-intentioned goal. However, this so-called “transparency” plays into the never-ending myth that a… Read More »

Digital innovation moving slowly in healthcare, study shows

A new study of healthcare innovation shows progress toward new approaches to care delivery could use a nudge. The report, entitled, “Trends for Scaling Innovation in Health Care,” was based on a survey of 29 health system executives from 28 unique health systems, and found that while many health systems and their affiliated health plans… Read More »

Induced labor not more expensive to healthcare system than spontaneous labor

Expectant parents wait 40 weeks for the arrival of their new baby, but what if labor was induced a week earlier? Conventional wisdom holds that inducing labor at 39 weeks would be cost-prohibitive to a health system. But the results of a joint study between University of Utah Health and Intermountain Healthcare show inducing labor… Read More »