Medical economics

Study shows fewer uninsured children in Tennessee

The uninsured rate for children in Tennessee declined for the second straight year to just 2.3% for 2022—the lowest reported percentage since 2018, according to a new study by the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research ...

Medical research

Tackling the ethical considerations of dementia research

When Emily Largent worked as an ICU nurse at UCLA, she didn't shy away from the difficult cases. It wasn't necessarily the medical procedures themselves that were challenging; caring for patients after organ transplants or ...

Medical research

Overcoming barriers to enhance clinical trials

Clinical trials are critical to the development and approval of medical treatments, whether those are drugs, vaccines or medical devices. It is challenging to recruit certain people for clinical trials for different reasons, ...