One way to address our health system challenges may be to change who delivers much of our medical care, creating less reliance on physicians, and to redesign how providers interact with patients and are paid for care.
Health care news and research
Walgreen’s has reported fiscal fourth quarter results, showing continued prescription growth and highlighting its broader wellness and health management efforts.
Several geneticists examine DTC genotyping and recommend some improvements.
The American College of Physicians presents its reform ideas.
The CBOs initial score of the Baucus bill suggests it will reduce the deficit, but there are many caveats, especially on physician payments.
Having taken heat on drug safety, the FDA has issued a new draft guidance on risk mitigation efforts by drug companies.
Health information is hot, particularly since the stimulus bill devoted $20 billion to its expansion.
New research confirms that second-hand smoke can cause serious health issues for non-smokers.
Another study demonstrates quality performance and better cost benefits from Medicare Advantage plans.