Obstetrics & gynaecology

Identifying barriers to care for women with endometriosis

Women face a multitude of barriers to receiving quality care for endometriosis, a chronic, often painful disease that affects approximately 10% of reproductive-age women, an estimated 200 million women and teens worldwide.

Health

Electronic health records don't reduce administrative costs

The federal government thought that adopting certified electronic health record systems (EHR) would reduce administrative costs for physicians in a variety of specialties. However, a major new study conducted by researchers ...

Diabetes

Health care use down in diabetes patients with high deductibles

(HealthDay)—Overall, patients who switch to high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) have a decrease in health care utilization, though high-severity emergency department visit expenditures and hospitalization days increase ...

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