News tagged with health care system

Transparency key to improving value care for patients

(HealthDay)—In order to ensure the provision of higher quality care and cost control in a post-Affordable Care Act health care system, data on price, utilization, and quality should be made publicly available ...

May 29, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

New genetic tests, more information

Our ability to analyse the genetic make-up of the human body has rapidly improved over the last few decades. The genetic basis of different diseases is gradually being deciphered through scientific research ...

May 29, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Docs anticipating changes ahead as ACA progresses

(HealthDay)—Most physicians expect the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to continue as planned and expect further integration in the coming years, according to a report published by Deloitte.

May 27, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

New blood-thinner measures may cut medication errors

Blood thinners are the preferred treatment option to prevent heart attacks, blood clots and stroke, but they are not without risk, and not just because of their side effects. These high-risk drugs, known as anticoagulants, ...

May 22, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Mental health and NCDs

Non-communicable diseases (NCD) and mental disorders each constitute a huge portion of the worldwide health care burden, and often occur together, so they should be addressed together. These are the conclusions of the third ...

May 14, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0