Michael Sherman, MD, chief medical officer at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, discusses how Harvard Pilgrim uses value framework during formulary deliberations to help make decisions, despite the fact that they only cover certain disease states right now.
As healthcare providers work to deliver the care their patients need, many struggle with how to treat the whole person—their medical, behavioral, and social needs—and the best way to efficiently track their outcomes.
More work needs to be done before this discovery can be translated into a therapeutic solution, but researchers have gained insights into why some people become infected with a pathogen and others don't.
To avoid bias, the study did use aggressive titration protocols that might be found in a real-world setting. Still, patients using CGM saw greater reductions in A1C and more time in range.
High out-of-pocket (OOP) medical costs in survivors of childhood cancer can influence their treatment choices and care-related behavior, and ultimately affect their health outcomes, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
A CDC study asked adolescents and adults about their contact lens practices and found that most reported engaging in at least 1 risky behavior.
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