News tagged with health care services

US pharmacy giant CVS ends tobacco sales

CVS, the leading US drug chain by sales, announced Wednesday that it had stopped selling tobacco products and was changing its name to reflect a greater focus on health.

Sep 03, 2014
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Taking preventive health care into community spaces

A church. A city park. An office. These are not the typical settings for a medical checkup. But a new nationwide study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research shows that providing health services in ...

Aug 29, 2014
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Tracking spending among the commercially insured

Recent growth in health care spending for commercially insured individuals is due primarily to increases in prices for medical services, rather than increased use, according to a new study led by researchers at The Dartmouth ...

Aug 27, 2014
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Patient-centered medical homes reduce costs

The patient-centered medical home (PCMH), introduced in 2007, is a model of health care that emphasizes personal relationships, team delivery of care, coordination across specialties and care settings, quality ...

Aug 01, 2014
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CMS launches initiative to assist newly insured

(HealthDay)—A national initiative has been launched to help answer questions that people may have about their new health coverage and to offer health providers the tools needed to promote patient engagement, ...

Jun 24, 2014
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