Empower Employees to Improve Home Health Referral Outcomes
As the homecare industry grapples with the transition to value-based purchasing and the impacts of Pre-Claim Review in certain states, referrals are more important than ever. (Alana Stramowski/Home Health Care News)

Deciphering CBO’s Estimates On The GOP Health Bill
The Congressional Budget Office is out with its estimate of what effects the Republican health bill, “The American Health Care Act,” would have on the nation’s health care system and how much it would cost the federal government. (Julie Rovner/Kaiser Health News)

CarePredict Gets Investment for Wearable-Based Senior Monitoring Platform
CarePredict, a Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based company that makes a wearable for at-risk seniors, has raised an undisclosed funding round led by Las Olas Venture Capital. (Jonah Comstock/MobiHealth News)

Patients Lose Sight After Stem Cells Are Injected Into Their Eyes
Three women suffered severe, permanent eye damage after stem cells were injected into their eyes, in an unproven treatment at a loosely regulated clinic in Florida, doctors reported in an article published in The New England Journal of Medicine. (Denise Grady/New York Times)

Express Scripts Looks To mHealth Gaming to Boost Medication Adherence
The nation’s largest pharmacy benefit management organization is turning to mHealth in a bid to improve medication adherence through patient engagement. (mHealth Intelligence)