The second of a 5-part webinar series examining value assessment in the COVID-19 era hosted by ISPOR and the Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI) will explore whether the methods on which health economists have relied are up to the task or in need of improvement for the pandemic era.
Through the partnership between Innovaccer and Emtiro Health, data utilization will work to delineate and address social aspects known to affect the health of populations nationwide, said Kelly Garrison, CEO at Emtiro Health, and Paul Grundy, MD, chief transformation officer at Innovaccer.
In individuals with type 2 diabetes and comorbid obesity, the metabolic benefits of gastric bypass surgery and diet were similar and related to weight loss itself, but it had no clinically important effects independent of weight loss.
Patricia Salber, MD, MBA, of The Doctor Weighs In, and Scott Hayworth, MD, president and CEO of New York-based CareMount Medical, discuss delivering preventive care and managing chronic illnesses during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
Screening women aged 40 to 49 years for breast cancer reduced mortality by 25% in the first 10 years compared with waiting until at age 50 years and older, which is the common practice in the United Kingdom.