Medical economics

Patients burdened by cost of diagnostic imaging interpretations

(HealthDay)—Secondary interpretations of diagnostic imaging examinations result in small but real patient financial burdens, according to a study published online July 19 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Medical economics

Pharma companies paid over £1 million to UK parliamentary groups

Sixteen of the 146 health-related All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) in the Houses of Parliament (UK) received over a £1 million in payments from 35 pharmaceutical companies between 2012-2018 according to a new study.

Vaccination

Brazil's late and rocky start on vaccinations fuels public ire

Brazil's newly launched vaccination campaign against COVID-19 has gotten off to a late and rocky start—as the country is hammered by a second wave of the disease, it is already close to running out of vaccine, syringes ...

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