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A new law in California mandates hospitals recognize and involve family caregivers during hospital admissions and discharges in order to reduce the barriers for better care.
A look at healthcare utilization and experience for high-need patients in 9 high-income countries.
More that a year after Congress first delayed upcoming rules on salt and whole grains, a new agreement takes the rougher edges off the school lunch program while preserving current limits on sodium. But it opens the door for a lobbying frenzy at USDA on "a la carte" foods.
A study presented at the 2016 Cancer Survivorship Symposium hosted by the American Society of Clinical Oncology has identified significant uncertainty on who is responsible for the care of cancer survivors.
What we're reading, January 20, 2016: UnitedHealth losses on Obamacare health plans steepen; more "skin in the game" doesn't necessarily result in savvier shoppers; and despite recommendations few high school students are tested for HIV.
The new rule has implications for personalized medicine, because having access to records helps tailor treatments for everything from cancer to chronic conditions.
The results of a new JAMA study underscore the importance of advance care planning in improving the quality of care that patients receive at the end of life.
A look at the economic implications of aging and what can be done to address the growing healthcare financial challenges.
Diabetes Compendium
Oncology Compendium
COPD Compendium
Reimbursement Compendium