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Computed tomography (CT) scans, a common imaging modality, can increase a person's risk of developing cancer later in life.
Higher levels of activity were associated with a significantly lowered risk for outcomes in 5 common chronic diseases; however, the largest gains were made at lower levels of activity with diminishing gains as activity levels increased.
The step comes in the wake of reports from Pro Publica, which found 47 incidents since 2012, and signs the problem was getting worse.
At the 2015 Patient-Centered Oncology Care meeting, Julie M. Vose, MD, MBA, FASCO, president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, gave the keynote speech and discussed the burden facing providers today to reach the goal of the triple aim.
Health insurance status can have a big impact on a person’s health outcomes after they are diagnosed with cancer, according to 2 new studies published in CANCER.
Medicaid expansion programs in Arkansas and Kentucky were found to be equally effective at improving healthcare access for the target population. Both programs face revisions following the election of Republican governors, who want to add work requirements.
The study reveals the importance of a taking a precision medicine approach to diabetes care.
A recent Jackson Healthcare report on physician trends found that 85% of providers have adopted electronic health records (EHR) systems. However, provider satisfaction with their EHR systems has been declining.
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