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-- Health literacy refers to how well people get access to the health information and services they need, and their ability to make informed decisions based on this access. According to the U.S. National Institutes of Health, more than 90 million...
(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) Although studies and surveys have shown that using information technology to analyze big health datasets and guide public health decisions can improve health equity, the majority of community health center leaders and staff report receiving little to no training in health informatics. Today at the American Public Health Association Annual M...
Decisions on chest reconstruction for transmasculine youth should be based on individual needs, not chronological age, new research suggests. Reuters Health Information
(NPR) – It’s a quickly changing landscape as more rural hospitals close, and some health policy analysts say it’s time communities made some hard decisions — starting with completely changing the health care structure in small towns. For example, says … Read More
(Reuters Health) - Making medical decisions for a hospitalized older relative can be very stressful, but family members may be less traumatized and make better decisions when they receive support from healthcare workers, a study suggests.
NewsMany health conditions, including coronary artery disease (CAD), are caused by a combination of our environment, behaviors and genes.
Patient perspectives are often not considered by researchers and health care providers when making decisions that are inevitably going to influence the health and well-being of patients.
The Veterans Health Administration's Life-Sustaining Treatment Decisions Initiative was designed to ensure that the goals, values, and life-sustaining treatment decisions of patients with serious illness are elicited, documented, and honored.
(University of Utah Health) The results of a national cancer survey find a significant number of childhood cancer survivors are worried about keeping their health insurance, to the point of letting it affect their career decisions. The findings were published today in JAMA Oncology.
Latest steps by US FDA targeting tobacco-related health problems are a Nicotine Steering Committee, headed by Commissioner Gottlieb, and a...
(MedPage Today) -- Ob/gyn and primary care doc treatment decisions may vary
A unique initiative launched today by muscular dystrophy charity Duchenne UK is set to radically simplify the way necessary evidence is generated for submissions made to health technology appraisals bodies such as the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence and the Haute Autorité de Santé.
Before we go any further, we have to get some things straightened out: RT-PCR versus qPCR versus RT-qPCR. Sooo confusing, amirite?? They all refer to specific molecular biology assays, but the names are unfortunately used interchangeably, which can be awfully confusing for just about anyone. So without further ado: RT-PCR is short for reverse-transcriptase PCR,… The post Decisions, Decisions...
This Viewpoint cautions against the misperception that health care spending on children in the United States is small compared with that for adults, arguing that a proper appreciation of the magnitude of spending is required to reduce the financial burden on families and make informed decisions about how to allocate limited resources.
(American Academy of Family Physicians) Although most older Americans prefer to actively participate in making health care decisions, those with four or more chronic conditions are less likely to prefer active decision making. Researchers analyzed a random sample of 2,017 older adults who, with sample weights, represented approximately 33 million Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and older.
According to a new study, Hollywood has a big impact on how we seek treatment for health conditions.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - CVS Corp’s proposed purchase of Aetna Inc will affect decision-making by a majority of large and mid-size U.S. corporations on employee health benefits, a survey by benefits consultant Aon Plc found.
A significant number of childhood cancer survivors are worried about keeping their health insurance, to the point of letting it affect their career decisions, the results of a national cancer survey find.
(Medical Xpress) – In a perspective piece, Stanford researchers discuss the ethical implications of using machine-learning tools in making health care decisions for patients. Artificial intelligence is hard at work crunching health data to improve diagnostics and help doctors make better … Read More
EMA wants to increase the use of real-world data and digital health to study the impact of safety decisions on patient outcomes.
The specialty pharma is dividing its operations into rare disease and neuroscience units, but whether that will mean a spinout...
Both payers and providers are interested in additional information from biopharmaceutical companies about prescription medicines – including information about pipeline medicines and unapproved uses of approved medicines. This finding is from a recent survey of payer executives and specialty physicians conducted by Health Strategi
Hospitals' recent decisions to start making their own drugs is just one in a long string of actions taken within the industry to break down conventional roles.
Health Care Service and three Blue Cross/Blue Shield entities have issued positive coverage policy decisions for the use of t -More-
Andrew Lukowiak has been appointed CEO of Millennium Health. Lukowiak comes to San Diego-based Millennium from precision medicine company AltheaDx, also based in San Diego, where he was chief operating officer and interim CEO. Millennium sells diagnostic tests that help clinicians make treatment decisions.