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According to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, outpatient process measures need a fair balance between measures for underuse and overuse of clinical services.
The use of systemic corticosteroid therapy could reduce mortality for hospitalized adults with community-acquired pneumonia, according to research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
A novel risk-stratification index can help avoid unnecessary colonoscopies in individuals at low-risk for developing colorectal cancer.
A Gallup survey found that only Texas still has 20% of adults who lack insurance. In 2013, 14 states had uninsured rates above 20%.
A collaborative research study has discovered the effective use of magnetic resonance spectroscopy in the noninvasive diagnosis and molecular characterization of brain tumors in children.
Johns Hopkins researchers discovered that the little things a hospital can do goes a long way for the patient experience.
States that are unable to accelerate their efforts to slow Medicaid spending will face long-term budget imbalances, according to a new report from Fitch Ratings.
An immunotherapy developed by Amgen and approved by the FDA for the treatment of acute lymhoblastic leukemia in December 2014 has now received coverage assurance from Medicare, following an initial rejection.