Diabetes in England “Out of Control”

With only 1 in 3 patients having their blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol properly managed, type 2 diabetes is now “out of control” in most parts of England, according to data published by Public Health England. The consequences of diabetes in...

Scott Fuller, FACHE Becomes Advisor to Insulin Algorithms

Scott Fuller, FACHE, Senior Vice President of Joint Ventures and Alliances at Seton Healthcare Family, has become a corporate advisor to Insulin Algorithms. Seton Healthcare Family, a subsidiary of Ascension Health, operates 11 acute care hospitals in and around...

Readmission Penalties Mean Hospitals Should Target HbA1c

With over half of US hospitals readmitting more patients than expected each month, the federal government will take action by withholding a half billion dollars in Medicare payments from these hospitals over the next year. The readmission penalties will be based on...