Trump administration undercuts its plans to battle opioid addiction with conflicting messages and policies.
Healthcare systems have come a long way using their medical records and claims data to flag patients at high risk of contracting chronic diseases such as diabetes. Unfortunately, under fee-for-service medicine, doing something with that information is rarely a smart move financially.
Payment reform won't change the graying of America. But it is exactly what the doctor ordered to deal with the outrageously high prices and overutilization of questionable technologies that plague the entire system.
Politics, like nature, abhors a vacuum. Witness how the pharmaceutical industry has succeeded in taking advantage of President Donald Trump's failure to do something—anything—about high drug prices.
It's time to check in with the governing party to see how its plan to replace Obamacare is progressing.
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Who's responsible for making the U.S. healthcare system the most expensive in the world? If you are a top hospital or insurance executive, a well-paid physician or a drug company official or stockholder, the answer lies in the mirror.
It was notable that so many conservative activists and pundits rushed to abandon the Republican Party's promise to “repeal and replace” Obamacare in the wake of Trumpcare's humiliating defeat in the House of Representatives.
The House of Representatives last week postponed voting to gut Obamacare after new provisions weakening the essential benefits guarantee failed to win support from right-wing Republicans, who are opposed to any form of subsidized health insurance.
It's time to start calling the American Health Care Act by its true name—the Force Older and Poorer Americans to Postpone Health Care Act.
Last week, the nation's hospital and physician groups joined patient, consumer and senior advocates in condemning the newly introduced American Health Care Act, which guts Medicaid and provides inadequate subsidies for buying individual health insurance plans.
Bryce Olson, a 47-year-old Intel marketing executive wants to link medical records from across the U.S. and the world into a vast virtual warehouse for research.