Hospital readmissions account for a huge portion of US healthcare costs. As clinicians we are always trying to understand the root cause of why one of our patients might bounce back. In some circles, we refer to this as the boomerang effect.
As Autism Awareness Month comes to a close, I reflect on where my personal history with autism began.
Factoring in all these moving parts, one thing is clear: there is an opportunity for startups to lead the way to the intersection of health tech and edtech - both inside and outside school walls.
Pediatricians are often on the front end of mental health support for pediatric and adolescent patients.
Securing the diagnostic and ongoing services that patients with special needs require, both inside and outside of the classroom, is not easy.
In 2007, the IHI introduced the Triple Aim in reaction to debate for healthcare reform. They defined a way to better deliver cost-effective healthcare to improve population health.