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KC QVIC Receives Grant to Advance Value-Based Healthcare and Improve Patient Outcomes

September 9, 2020

KC QVIC Receives Grant to Advance Value-Based Healthcare and Improve Patient Outcomes
For Immediate Release: September 9, 2020 KANSAS CITY, MO – BioNexus KC has awarded a $79,900 grant to the Kansas City Quality and Value Innovation Consortium (KC QVIC) to facilitate data acquisition, amplify messaging and sustain growth for their fir...

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Pandemic is Making Opioid Crisis Worse, Experts Say

August 12, 2020

Pandemic is Making Opioid Crisis Worse, Experts Say
As both national and D.C. area health departments deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, the opioid crisis that has devastated communities across the U.S. hasn’t gone away. Brendan Saloner, associate professor in the Department of Health, Policy and Manage...

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Can Alternative Pain Management Reduce Opioid Dependence?

April 1, 2020

Can Alternative Pain Management Reduce Opioid Dependence?
Managing moderate or severe postoperative pain, which affects 75% of patients in the United States, remains a challenge for physicians. With the effect and fallout of the opioid crisis, physicians are seeking alternatives to managing their patients’ ...

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The Opioid Crisis and What Has Been Learned

February 7, 2020

The Opioid Crisis and What Has Been Learned
A real challenge for healthcare professionals (HCPs) and responsible healthcare organization operating committees like P&T is walking back care delivery and pharmaceutical prescribing practices that have existed for more than a century. Numerous ...

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Study: Transition Care After HF Admission Is Helpful Any Which Way

January 24, 2020

Study: Transition Care After HF Admission Is Helpful Any Which Way
Use of transitional care services after hospital discharge can benefit early heart failure (HF) patients and even make sense financially, a study suggested. A model showed that quality-adjusted life-years (QALYs) gained on a lifetime scale favored tr...

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5 Questions with Saint Luke’s Cardiologist that Co-Led Groundbreaking New Study

January 19, 2020

5 Questions with Saint Luke’s Cardiologist that Co-Led Groundbreaking New Study
Dr. John Spertus is the director of health outcomes research at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute and a professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City's School of Medicine. Spertus co-led a large-scale study that found, in ...

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