Keyword: National Center for Health Statistics
Nearly half of all newborns admitted to U.S. NICUs are of normal birth weight, and a new study links this increase to the robust expansion of NICUs.
In 2018, the number of drug overdose deaths fell—the first time the number has dropped in the U.S. since 1990.
About 9.4% of the U.S. population was uninsured in 2018, according to the National Center for Health Statistics, 18.2 million fewer than in 2010.
Many adults are avoiding high drug costs by not taking the medication as prescribed.
In the first nine months of 2018, 29.7 million people in the U.S., or 9.2%, were without health insurance.
A bill that aims to reform the Veterans Choice program was passed in the House, plus more healthcare headlines.
Nearly 87% of office-based physicians are using an EHR system, although certain specialties have higher adoption rates.
The patient-centered medical home model is growing and those practices have more non-physician clinicians on staff and higher use of electronic health records.
The number of people whose families have difficulty paying medical bills dropped 22% in the last five years, according to a report from the National Center for Health Statistics.