AJMC® in the Press, April 16, 2021

April 16, 2021
AJMC Staff

Coverage of our peer-reviewed research and news reporting in the health care and mainstream press.

A piece by the Englewood Herald referenced an article published on AJMC.com, the website of The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®). The article, “Cancer Care Delays in COVID-19 Could Lead to Higher Morbidity, Mortality,” indicated that screening and treatments for breast, colon, prostate, and lung cancers saw sharp declines in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with oncology care delivery yet to fully rebound.

A newscast by Wave 3 News cited a contributor article posted on AJMC.com titled “The Deadly Costs of Insulin.” The article spotlighted the insulin crisis, which in recent years has seen prices for a 1-month supply of insulin grow markedly, with one brand increasing its price by 1200% in the last 25 years.

An article by Repairer Driven News referenced a piece on AJMC.com covering the pandemic. “A Timeline of COVID-19 Developments in 2020” took a look back at how the pandemic evolved and progressed through 2020, which closed with the arrival of vaccines but also continued challenges.

An article by Bisnow cited a contributor article published on AJMC.com titled “Telehealth Claim Lines Rise 2980% in One-Year Period Through September 2020.” The article tracked telehealth service claims over the past year, finding that from September 2019 to September 2020, claims rose from 0.16% to 5.07%.