Telemedicine has enormous potential to positively affect quality, access and cost issues, but there are barriers that should be addressed as part of health system reform.
Health care news and research
A review of what money is spent on which children for Medicaid and CHIPS yields insights on possible cost-saving and quality improvement opportunities.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has published a review of the cost effects of clinical preventive care measures.
Overweight people are getting blamed for everything, including more workers’ compensation costs.
In another personalized medicine development, researchers at UCLA have identified a way to improve depression treatment.
While the United States is often portrayed as having the most troubled health system among developed nations, every country has serious issues, including Canada.
A recent drug trial illustrates how comparative effectiveness research may actually facilitate more health care spending.
AHIP presents evidence on the value of Medicare Advantage plans in delivering more efficient and effective care.
Researchers associated with the Dartmouth Atlas project reinforce their viewsg on high health costs in a NEJM Perspective.