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When the Surgeon General issued an advisory calling for more people to carry naloxone, proponents were almost giddy. But the drug is expensive.
Some of the largest health systems in the country are bridging financial gaps through stocks, mergers and other investments.
A new study found that one in 12 physicians has received payments from drugmakers that sell prescription opioid painkillers.
Engineers at Boston University are working with local hospitals to manage heart disease and diabetes using algorithms.
Societal issues in the U.S., such as systemic racism, poverty and mass incarceration, contribute to health inequity, a new series of studies has found.
Most doctors say they are unprepared to intervene when they find out a male patient is being abusive to a partner.
From Kaiser Health News: Aetna will be the third major insurer to remove prior authorization requirements for patients who seek medication-assisted treatments such as Suboxone.
Although many doctors aren’t in favor, more states are moving to force doctors to check on patients’ prescription history before prescribing opioid painkillers.
Healthcare services should be more closely aligned with social services.
A lot is riding on the White House’s precision medicine initiative, but if it achieves its potential, it could considerably improve population health, argues a JAMA blog post.