News tagged with transparency
There is worldwide concern in the biomedical research community that enrollment in clinical trials is lagging, putting clinical research and consequent benefits to society in jeopardy. Experts explore ways to embed patient ...
Other Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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 ...
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Following requests from Cochrane researchers, Roche has pledged to release full clinical study reports for Tamiflu, although there appear to be conditions attached, according to correspondence ...
Medications Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Cognitive brain researchers have studied a magic trick filmed in magician duo Penn & Teller's theater in Las Vegas, to illuminate the neuroscience of illusion. Their results advance our understanding of how observers can ...
Health Feb 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Physicians do not order fewer imaging tests if they are aware of the costs, according to a study published online Jan. 2 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Health Feb 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A Yale team of researchers has looked at the cost of seeking out-of-network medical care, and whether private insurance companies are transparent about the cost.
Health Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cuba's health ministry said Tuesday the country's first cholera outbreak in 130 years is over after three deaths and more than 400 confirmed cases.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It's clear where the black-and-white striped zebrafish got its name, but less obvious at first glance is what zebrafish has to do with biomedical research. Amazingly, it has biological similarities to humans, which are making ...
Genetics Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Just over one in five (21%) of articles published in six leading medical journals in 2008 have evidence of honorary and ghost authorship, finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Other Oct 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0