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Cardiovascular outcomes trials and a photography ban that dominated social media were big news at the 77th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association.
Coverage of our peer-reviewed research in the healthcare and mainstream press.
Working with real-world evidence-based data can pose difficulties, both when collecting and analyzing the information, but redesigned incentives could help drive entities to provide more information, said Lou Garrison, PhD, professor emeritus in the Department of Pharmacy, University of Washington.
Guidelines recommend against screening for cancer in patients with shortened life expectancy, but a recent study revealed older patients may not want to consider their life expectancy when discussing with a clinician whether they should stop undergoing cancer screening.
The researchers' approach to finding the compound could be used to find cures in other diseases.
While the political landscape is changing and new policies are being debated, lawmakers of both political parties can agree on the common goal of improving disease management for costly patients with complex health needs, according to Sachin H. Jain, MD, MBA, president and CEO of CareMore.
Although the country is moving toward value-based payments, for providers it’s basically still a fee-for-service world, said Charles J. Fazio, MD, MS, of HealthPartners Health Plan, at America’s Health Insurance Plans’ Institute & Expo, held June 9-10 in Austin, Texas.
State-level decisions on whether to expand Medicaid had ripple effects across the rest of the healthcare insurance market, according to a report by the Office of the CMS Actuary in Health Affairs.
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