Hospitals & Healthcare

DRG becomes Clarivate

One year ago, we welcomed Decision Resources Group (DRG) to the Clarivate portfolio of brands. Today we mark the next step in this journey as the DRG brand now becomes one with the Clarivate brand. Starting today, you will begin to see the DRG brand less and less as we migrate communications and, look and […]

Remote monitoring devices: patient perspectives and implications

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increased focus on remote monitoring technology within the U.S. healthcare sector. Legislation such as the bipartisan Remote Patient Monitoring Access Act has been introduced to help hospitals use federal funds for remote monitoring devices, as the demand for those devices is projected to rise. Though the role […]

How is covid-19 changing provider–supplier relationships?

The current pandemic continues to affect the healthcare supply chain continuum, such as by disrupting the flow of critical supplies and equipment such as PPE, ventilators, and masks. Due to the increased demand for critical supplies, providers are incurring additional costs as they work to meet the needs of patients and staff. COVID-19 has also […]

How are peers registering homeless patients?

Providing adequate treatment and a positive patient experience to homeless patients starts at the point of registration. Having effective strategies in place to identify whether a patient is homeless is important, as they may not readily provide this information. Leaders must also establish processes for registering homeless patients, preventing a bill from being sent to […]

Patient account management week 2020: recognizing vital contributions!

This week is National Patient Account Management Week, when organizations around the nation honor those staff who have a great influence on healthcare. On October 18, 1989, Congress proclaimed this day of recognition for the healthcare administrative teams who work tirelessly to keep healthcare operations efficient so patients and families have the best experience possible. […]

Six U.S. healthcare policy questions hanging in the balance

Insights provided in this article were developed using data on and analysis of the impact of U.S. policy on healthcare and the pharmaceutical industry by analysts at DRG, part of Clarivate. DRG U.S. Managed Markets Insights provides robust qualitative insights on national, state and MSA level market access dynamics.   Ten years after the passage […]

Reducing readmissions with risk stratification and data analytics: q&a with atrium health

Readmissions are a major problem for many healthcare organizations in the U.S. According to AHRQ’s Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (click here), the overall readmission rate in the United States was 13.9% in 2016, with the average cost across any type of principal diagnosis being about $14,400. Given this strain on the healthcare industry, it […]

Role of advanced IDNs grows as COVID-19 shifts market dynamics

The COVID-19 pandemic is fundamentally changing healthcare delivery in the United States, from the acceptance of virtual physician visits to payment reform, and from the consolidation of integrated delivery networks to the very survival of independent physician practices. The resultant healthcare environment will be one that is more integrated into daily life with provider reimbursement […]

Telehealth here to stay as unprecedented times drive innovation

The COVID-19 pandemic is fundamentally changing healthcare delivery in the United States. Clarivate market access expert Valerie Pillo discusses where the telehealth market is heading post-pandemic.   Telehealth has played a critical role in healthcare delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic, advancing its capabilities years ahead of its expected trajectory. It will likely become an integral part of […]

Hospital infections dip during pandemic

  Effect on COVID-19 and lockdown measures in the United States on hospital-acquired or hospital-treated infection shows stark contrast compared to the same period in 2019   Our analysis U.S. claims data shows that the number of admissions with hospital-acquired or hospital-treated infections between April-May 2019 and the same period in 2020 have dropped sharply […]