News tagged with transparency

BMJ urged to widen its approach to transparency

(Medical Xpress)—A group of University of Otago health policy researchers, based in Dunedin and Christchurch, has called on the leading medical journal BMJ to be much more even handed in scrutinising the transparency of wha ...

Jun 04, 2014
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Seeing the brain at greater depth

Brain tissue is opaque, so classical microscopy methods require slicing the brain into ultra-thin slivers to allow light to shine through. Techniques have been developed to enhance brain tissue transparency, ...

Aug 09, 2013
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Rare eye disease leaves people without an iris

(HealthDay)—You may never have heard of aniridia, a genetic disorder that robs people of their vision. But researchers studying the condition say it could give insight into some common health problems—from ...

Aug 02, 2013
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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
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'Comparison shopping' by doctors saves money

Research at Johns Hopkins suggests that if hospitals would show physicians the price of some diagnostic laboratory tests at the time the tests are ordered, doctors would order substantially fewer of them or search for lower-priced ...

Apr 15, 2013
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