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One in two Americans have a musculoskeletal condition

An estimated 126.6 million Americans (one in two adults) are affected by a musculoskeletal condition—comparable to the total percentage of Americans living with a chronic lung or heart condition—costing an estimated $213 ...

Mar 01, 2016
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Medical homes contributing to decreasing cost of care

(HealthDay)—The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model of care seems to be contributing to decreases in costs and improvement in patient care, according to a report from the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Feb 12, 2016
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Should PCORI fund more primary care research?

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), established under the Affordable Care Act, is charged with funding research that ultimately helps patients make better-informed health care decisions. But some at ...

Feb 11, 2016
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