Delayed adoption of home blood pressure monitoring: has policy hampered quality?

At a recent faculty meeting, my colleagues and I spent significant time discussing how to improve the performance of our academic internal medicine clinic on clinical quality measures of hypertension, some of which were related to financial incentives. Our discussions included plans to review reports and schedule return visits for patients with elevated blood pressure … Read more

Should you worry about using data from your period tracking app against you?

It is estimated that millions of people in the United States use menstrual tracking apps to plan ahead, track ovulation time, and monitor other health effects. Apps can help indicate when your period is late. After POLITICO was published on May 2 draft opinion From the Supreme Court noting that Raw vs. Wade, the historic … Read more

US Health Insurance Market (2022 to 2027)

Dublin, May 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The US Health Insurance Market (2022-2027) by Plan Type, Duration, Application, Coverage, Type, Age Group, Competitive Analysis and Impact of Covid-19 With Ansoff Analysis Report added to ResearchAndMarkets.com an offer. The US health insurance market size is expected to reach $521.94 billion in 2022 and is expected to … Read more

The Utah Interim Committee on Health decides on temporary issues and discusses solutions to lower drug prices

Interim talks in the Utah legislature echo similar unresolved topics as the recently ended legislative session, including lowering the cost of health care while improving quality, expanding behavioral health services, and expanding the safety net. Interim Committee on Health and Human Services They met for the first time on Wednesday to discuss interim study items, … Read more

The future outlook for technology-based personalized care in healthcare and life sciences

In the next five years, healthcare and life sciences organizations will experience unique disruptive forces presented by a digital-first world that will shape many aspects of the industrial landscape from value-based care to digital prescription treatments. A report by IDC Research, a leading global market research firm, provides some predictions about how organizations can navigate … Read more

History of health in our time

The humanists, in desperate need of enrollment and scholarship, have increasingly embraced the health humanities as a means of salvation. As more and more students pursue professional or pre-professional degrees in the health sciences, courses in pain and disease literature, medical ethics, and history of medicine and public health provide a way to attract these … Read more

Health Care – Biden Takes Action on Formula Deficiency

The Circus is back in town – “Pharma Bros” Martin Shkreli was released early from federal prison on Wednesday after serving a sentence for securities fraud. Health officials on Wednesday warned of a spike in COVID infections and said that if Congress continues to stall passing new funding, the United States risks not being able … Read more

Predicting future patient healthcare expenditures with chest radiography using deep learning: a pilot study

chest radiograph data All procedures in this study were approved by the Institutional Review Board of the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, CA, USA and were performed in accordance with relevant guidelines and regulations. The University of California Institutional Review Board, San Francisco Medical Center, CA, USA has waived the need for informed … Read more

Zeke Emmanuel has an Rx for pharmacies – Politico

Bioethicist and venture capitalist Ezekiel “Zeke” Emanuel spoke with Future Pulse about the future of pharmacies and more. Ezekiel “Zeke” Emmanuel is a bioethicist at the University of Pennsylvania who worked on the Covid-19 group that advised President Joe Biden’s transition. Emmanuel helped develop the Affordable Care Act and is now a healthcare project partner … Read more