Texas physicians are losing money during the pandemic. They want lawmakers to make health insurers pay up.
The Texas Academy of Family Physicians is also asking legislators to expand Medicaid insurance coverage to low-income adults and restore funding for a program that studied racial health disparities.
Last year saw $41 billion invested in digital health companies. That’s billions and billions of dollars put toward innovating and improving a healthcare system that virtually all stakeholders believe is in desperate need of reimagination, reconstruction and revolution.
Pharmacists acting as an extension of physicians’ care teams is a key component of the tech-enabled, integrated care team I described above. Medication errors, poor adherence, incomplete treatment plans, and lack of communication around prescriptions have significant implications on the health of patients and contribute to rising costs. By integrating…