A recent study examined the current economic burden attributable to vaccine-preventable diseases among U.S. adults.
The United States has remained near the bottom of the Bloomberg Health-Care Efficiency Index since its creation in 2012.
The model for the Affordable Care Act, the 2006 Massachusetts health care reform, was associated with increased resection rates and a reduced risk for emergency resection in patients with colorectal cancer.
Patient abuse of opioids costs the U.S. economy $78.5 billion a year, including the costs of health care, lost productivity, and treatment programs.
Inactivity boosts risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease, and early death, CDC warns.
Almost 15 percent of older adults surveyed used high-risk methods for obtaining prescription opioids, according to a recent study.
Improvement seen in all age levels, but millions still struggle with the cost of prescription drugs
Gains against cardiovascular disease, especially in Western Europe, is likely a cause for the shift.
Estimated rate of annual increase in obesity prevalence higher for adults with history of cancer
At the 2016 ASCO meeting, Vice President Joe Biden spoke about his vision for comprehensive data-sharing as part of the Cancer MoonShot initiative.
Funding, informatics system, clinical data capture, and European data protection legislation were considered the greatest barriers to effective data sharing.
More transparency regarding the costs of various treatment regimens in real time is needed to "choose wisely" for patients, providers, and payers.
Association occurred at arsenic concentrations below 2001 EPA maximum.
US cancer centers have dramatically increased their spending on advertising to promote their services, and the bulk of this spending was by for-profit organizations.
Health Care Reform Has No Impact on Role of Safety-Net Hospitals in Providing Care to Minority Patient PopulationsJuly 08, 2016
After implementation of health insurance reforms in Massachusetts that also expanded access to care to non-safety-net hospitals, researchers found that minority-serving hospitals are vital to providing care for these patient populations.
Likelihood of other chronic conditions will stress health care system in next two decades, as more patients with cancer live longer.
AAMC promotes multipronged approach to address the expected physician shortage, including federal support, technology, care delivery changes.
A decreasing number of adolescents are smoking, but e-cigarette use and rates of distracted driving are on the rise for this group.
Water fluoridation began in the United States in 1945, and possible connections between cancer and fluoridation have been debated since.
Only 40 percent of those polled had favorable view of these studies, but the number rose when they received more information.
Added sugars and relevant portion sizes are among the highlights of this food label revision.
A new report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services finds improvements to infant mortality rates and number of insured citizens, but other problem areas persist.
Recent survey data indicates that the majority of respondents held incorrect beliefs about both U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval standards.
A navigation process that effectively addresses a community's health care disparities and barriers to cancer care is driven by a triennial Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA).
In the latest step to combat the epidemic of opioid abuse, U.S. officials urge generic drug makers to make changes to opioids.
Many cancer types continue to experience a steady rate drop, but there's been a concerning increase in liver cancer.
The rate of non-recommended screening is 15.7 percent in those 65 years and older.
Mortality rate changes in the United States since 1991 translate to an additional 1.7 million cancer survivors.
Affordable Care Act (ACA) Impacts Stage at Diagnosis and Fertility-Sparing Treatment in Young Women With Cervical CancerNovember 30, 2015
Both the stage of cervical cancer at diagnosis and the receipt of fertility-sparing treatment among young women age 21 to 25 years, but not among women age 26 to 34 years, is associated with the Affordable Care Act Dependent Coverage Expansion provision.
The new EHR regulations modify Stage 2 of meaningful use program and finalize requirements for Stage 3.
- Novel Colonoscopy Prep Is Poised to Improve Screening Rates for Colon Cancer
- Short-Term Intervention May Have Long-term Diet Effect in Hispanic Breast Cancer Survivors
- Childhood Cancer Linked to Poor Diet Quality in Adult Survivors
- Low-Dose Sublingual Fentanyl Safe, Effective in Patients Receiving Lower Opioid Doses
- Panobinostat Modestly Improves OS in Relapsed Multiple Myeloma
- Overall Benefits of Vaporized Nicotine Products Outweigh Harms, Says International Panel of Experts
- Sugar and Cancer: Mitigating the Affects of Diet on Cancer
- Nurse Residency Programs Can Impact Oncology Nursing Practice, Outcomes
- Implementing a Distress Screening Process for Cancer Patients
- Initiating Palliative Care in the Emergency Department
- Study Suggests More Men With Prostate Cancer Would Choose Active Surveillance if it Were Offered
- The Bounty of Failure: A Well-Versed Nursing Experience
- Olaratumab in Combo With Doxorubicin Approved for Soft Tissue Sarcoma
- POLST Programs Can Benefit from the Relationship Between Patients and Nurse Practitioners
- Hydroxyurea May Improve Kidney Function in PV-Associated Nephrotic Syndrome
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