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Program prevents, delays new cases of type 2 diabetes by 58%Leader of the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program explains how it is improving diabetes care.
Antidepressant drug coverage may require special handlingA new Urban Institute study looks at the availability of antidepressants in marketplace insurance plans.
5 prescription drug overdose stats
5 prescription drug overdose statsA surprising 50 percent of U.S. drug overdoses are caused by prescription drugs – 22,000 annually – according to a new report, The Facts Hurt: A State-By-State Injury Prevention Policy.
5 most over-prescribed antibioticsThe repercussions of antibiotic resistance are once again underscored in a recent policy brief from Health Affairs and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
The 5 most over-prescribed antibioticsBecause of overuse and misuse, some antibiotics are losing effectiveness against highly resistant bacteria.
EyeMDs facing opportunities, challenges for glaucoma innovationOphthalmologists must change the way they use data in order to meet the mounting challenges facing their profession, said Paul P. Lee, MD, JD, in the Drs. Henry and Frederick Sutro Memorial Lecture at the 4th Annual Glaucoma 360 New Horizons Forum.
Online community MakerNurse allows nurses to share ideasEvery day, nurses come up with innovative solutions to meet the needs of their patients, and a new online community gives them an outlet to share those ideas.
Hospitals resolve to increase nurses’ time at the bedsideAdministrative tasks are taking nurses away from the bedside, but some hospitals are finding creative ways to increase the amount of direct-care time patients receive.
EHRs not fulfilling promise of improved healthcare deliveryAlthough more providers are adopting them, EHRs’ potential for systemwide healthcare transformation has yet to be realized.
New patient physician visits slump in spite of ACA expansion; Medicaid increasesDespite millions of Americans purchasing health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), new patient visits declined in the first five months.