Some surgical procedures were associated with an increased risk of chronic opioid use among patients who had never used opioids prior to surgery.
This week, the top stories in managed care included the release of Medicare's Star ratings for hospital quality, a new proposal from CMS to require bundled payments for cardiac care, and an FDA panel recommended approving a continuous glucose monitoring system for dosing insulin.
Sharing information of diagnosis and treatment decisions reassured women newly diagnosed with breast cancer of their health choices, according to a new study published in JAMA Oncology.
The work with mice models revealed how the functioning of a key receptor affects the body's ability to burn fat.
A list of a few recent developments in the world of health information technology (Health IT).
While most the attention for reducing 30-day readmissions is with the Medicare population, the study shows that children's needs also demand attention.
What we're reading, July 29, 2016: a trans-Atlantic partnership has been formed to fight superbugs; the FDA halted blood collections in 2 Florida counties over Zika fears; and investigation confirms Zika cases in Florida were from local mosquitoes.
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