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This week, the top managed care stories included news that Republicans will introduce legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act, a report found the abortion rate hit a historic low, and results showed Januvia is safe for the oldest patients, even if they have cardiovascular risk.
A Big Data approach reveals the link between well-known insecticides and melatonin, a chemical that affects sleep patterns.
What we're reading, January 20, 2017: Minnesota will help residents with steep insurance premium hikes; the director of the National Institutes of Health appointed by President Barack Obama will stay on under the new administration; Anthem will end pre-authorization for opioid use disorder treatments.
Coverage of our peer-reviewed research in the healthcare and mainstream press.
A collaborative study has concluded that genomic assays can be successfully used to identify diagnostic, prognostic, and treatment-relevant alterations and can help guide precision treatment decisions for pediatric brain tumors.
The use of health information technology in small primary care practices continues to rise, but a recent study found that the extent of its adoption varies based on practice size, ownership, and financial incentives.
Observers have called the mini-pump, which continuously delivers exenatide, a "game changer" because it has the potential to overcome medication adherence in the patients who are most resistant to treatment.
Shantanu Agrawal, MD, MPhil, pursued the use of analytics to prevent and identify fraud in public healthcare programs. He takes the helm of a 16-year-old group that has worked to bring consensus among stakeholders on what in healthcare should be measured.
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