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Data Points for Sept. 26, 2016

Data Points for Sept. 26, 2016

By Modern Healthcare  |  September 24, 2016

Data Points for the week of Sept. 26, 2016, covered the following topics: Clinical trials and the number of trials underway, penalties for not reporting results, and the percentage of cancer patients who participate in clinical trials.

GOP tries to draw attention to ACA problems

GOP tries to draw attention to ACA problems

By Shannon Muchmore  |  September 12, 2016

Hearings and legislation are focused on recent issues with the Affordable Care Act as lawmakers also discuss how to continue funding federal agencies.

How health systems can tackle health disparities

How health systems can tackle health disparities

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  August 27, 2016

After more than a decade of asking why factors such as race, ethnicity, income, gender and sexual orientation often correlate with worse health and healthcare quality for so many Americans, perhaps the biggest question is what can healthcare providers do about it.

NIH launches program to study social health disparities

By Elizabeth Whitman  |  August 24, 2016

Two new centers will study the impact of a person's surrounding environment—the family, local community, the healthcare system—on health, rather than homing in on individual factors.

Lack of Zika funding could delay vaccine

Lack of Zika funding could delay vaccine

By Shannon Muchmore  |  July 29, 2016

The head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said Friday that preparations for the second phase of vaccine testing may be impossible without more money, which will be difficult to obtain with Congress on a weeks-long break.

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