Prescription medications, especially analog insulin, can be found on Craigslist.
Cohort study data from 2018 to 2019 suggest poor compliance with the US Food and Drug Administration reporting requirements for clinical trial sponsors.
An investigation into how telemarketers may be obtaining seniors’ personal Medicare information will be launched by the U.S. Health and Human Services inspector general office.
The gender gap in starting salary for physicians persists, although it is unclear which factors account for this gap.
The American College of Physicians says the U.S. health care system “is ill and needs a bold new prescription” that includes coverage for all Americans and lower costs.
A nonprofit that develops and sells cheaper drugs will receive a $55 million investment from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and associated organizations to create cheaper versions of expensive generic drugs.
Hospital mergers and acquisitions may precipitate a modest decline in patient care quality; however, no differential changes in readmission or mortality rates were observed in acquired institutions compared with control hospitals,
The impact of drug use in the United States is likely to be higher than estimated, with drug-associated mortality higher than drug-coded deaths alone.
There is near consensus across 30 years of economic analysis of single-payer plans that a single-payer system would reduce health expenditures in the United States.
Physicians spend a considerable amount of time using electronic health records to support care delivery, with wide variation seen in the distribution of time within specialty.