Will your treatment be a bacteria pill? Do physician-certified sick leaves affect employment? Writing for a mass audience. Are teaching hospitals teaching the wrong things? Paying your fair share.
Payer coverage of precision medicine. The best risk adjustment models. Meaningful use is dead. Long live “Promoting Interoperability” ICER on RWE. LTC demand in Europe. Wearables. FDA interested in AI, digital
Progress on risk-based agreements. ACOs increase cost? P4P fail with gym memberships. The importance of reading. “Super Bowl of lung cancer immunotherapy” Apple Watch health data leads to murder conviction. plus The Spring is Here! HWR.
I’m very skeptical of appropriateness modifiers. Computer scientist prefers paper voting. The Florida shuffle. Workers’ Comp managed care. Does culture matter for quality of care in hospitals? Should you give up on preventive care?
Cost of chronic pain. Patient-centered tools for choosing cancer treatments What we know about diet: two articles MISCs. AMA CEO on digital health.
ROI on VBP. Green jelly beans cause acne? The benefits of competition. Apple to jump into health care? Reverse nudge theory.
Serialization. DNA nanorobots. Do dry laws save money? Deliver a highly-effective vaccine — or go home. Slowing pace of life expectancy gains. FDA offers fast track to Alzheimer’s treatments. Pharmacist Amazon?
NICE, NHS and cancer drug reimbursement in the UK. Why Medicare Advantage succeeds where Marketplace fails Do 40% of UK docs want to leave the profession? Unintended consequences of abuse-deterrent opioids. “Use a smart toothbrush and get dental insurance at a discount!”
Science facts from 2017. Peak pharma? 2017 year in charts. Nature’s 10. Physicians ignore an important source of data…the patient. “If you don’t sit and talk with a patient for a half hour, in terms of your job description no one is going to be mad at you. But if you don’t know what the hemoglobin…
Vox’s best stories of 2017. What is the value of treating blindness? Workers’ comp is shrinking. Is Taiwan a model for the U.S. Are changes to the Orphan Drug Act coming?