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The report, which provides an update on all the monumental changes witnessed by the field of oncology over the last year, highlights 3 key achievements: new investments in science and insurance coverage, payment models that emphasize quality, and rapid-learning healthcare systems.
As more health systems aim to engage patients in their own healthcare, a new study has found that letting patients type their agenda into their electronic medical record before a visit improved communication between patients and physicians.
Despite increased regulations and millions in drug distributor and pharmacy fines, opioid addiction continues to kill more than 33,000 people in the US each year. Opioid overdoses have quadrupled since 1999, according to the CDC. Payers and providers should be doing their parts to stem this tragic epidemic by examining claims data more closely.
Using patient-reported outcomes and data on healthcare utilization, researchers from the Yale School of Medicine have been able to compare the health burden of asthma–COPD overlap syndrome with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) alone.
Do newer forms of radiation treatments surpass standard radiation in prostate cancer?
The analysis followed a landmark study in 2015 that showed insulin sensitivity could improve in patients with type 2 diabetes after only 10 days in a colder climate.
According to a review of 37 studies, health interventions delivered to children and teens through mobile apps have significant potential to boost healthy behaviors and improve disease outcomes in this population.
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Diabetes Compendium
GI Compendium
Lipids Compendium
MACRA Compendium
Oncology Compendium
Rare Disease Compendium
Reimbursement Compendium
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