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About 1 in 5 healthcare payments is tied to value-based model

Brief Published Jan. 11, 2019 Dive Brief: Value-based care and other healthcare quality initiatives have made inroads, with an estimated 4% annual growth in value-based payments and 7% average annual increase in hospitals and clinicians participating in major clinical registries, a new Q-Centrix report shows. The consultancy’s report looks at participation in quality programs and resource… Read More »

Cannabis tied to serious type 1 diabetes complications

(Reuters Health) – People with type 1 diabetes may be more likely to develop potentially fatal complications when they use cannabis, a recent study suggests. Researchers surveyed 450 patients with type 1 diabetes in Colorado, where cannabis is legal for medical and recreational use. Overall, 30 percent of the participants used cannabis. Compared to nonusers,… Read More »