from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at http://bit.ly/2rTHSix on January 31, 2018 at 10:15PM Care patterns for pediatric asthma can help identify differences between types of patients – and possible ways to reduce avoidable hospitalizations.
from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at http://bit.ly/2GAYxun on January 31, 2018 at 10:15PM CLBP is expensive in terms of healthcare costs and lost productivity. Mind-body interventions have been found effective for back pain, but their cost-effectiveness is unexplored.
from Health Care Policy and Marketplace … at http://bit.ly/2BKk4gU on January 31, 2018 at 09:57PM I found it incredible that health care stocks tanked on Tuesday in response to an announcement from the Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase CEOs that they were, as employer payers, going to become game changers in the health care […]
from PharmacoEconomics at http://bit.ly/2nqbHmc on January 31, 2018 at 07:21PM Abstract Background Severe hypercholesterolemia is a major risk factor of death in patients with coronary heart disease. New adjunctive drug therapies (proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 [PCSK9] inhibitors) have gained approval in Europe and the USA. Objective In this empirical study, we documented preferences regarding […]
from THCB at http://bit.ly/2npGSOD on January 31, 2018 at 06:12PM By MARGALIT GUR-ARIE Dear primary care doctor, Jeff Bezos is about to devour your lunch. All of it. And then he’ll eat the table, the plates, the napkins and the utensils too, so you’ll never have lunch ever again. Oh yeah, and they’ll also finally […]
from Healthcare Economist at http://bit.ly/2Fxuhzu on January 31, 2018 at 05:31PM What did you think of the State of the Union address? I won’t get into all the policies and positions put forth by President Trump, but I will review his statements related to health care. And we are serving our brave veterans, including giving […]
from The Incidental Economist at http://bit.ly/2DRnjsK on January 31, 2018 at 05:14PM The following originally appeared on The Upshot (copyright 2018, The New York Times Company). The idea that spending more on preventive care will reduce overall health care spending is widely believed and often promoted as a reason to support reform. It’s thought that too many people with […]