In response to public demands for action to control drug costs, the top U.S. health official says TV advertisements for prescription drugs will soon have to include prices.
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The average price for single-source brand-name drugs is higher in the United States than in other countries, indicating that external reference pricing could reduce costs.
Medical financial hardship affects more than half of adults in the United States.
There has been a significant reduction in surgical mortality during the last decade in Scotland that is partially attributable to the implementation of the World Health Organization Surgical Safety Checklist.
Patient hand contamination with multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) is common and correlates with contamination on high-touch hospital room surfaces.
On average, each dollar spent on over-the-counter (OTC) medicines saves the U.S. health care system $7.20, totaling nearly $146 billion in annual savings.
From 2009 to 2015, the prevalence of methadone use decreased and buprenorphine use increased among Medicaid-enrolled pregnant women with opioid use disorder.
More than half of internal medicine graduates in 2016 and 2017 pursued a career in primary care.
Increased educational debt appears to directly influence physician practice choice.