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Global health care spending is predicted to reach $10 trillion USD during 2022 with almost 30% of it belonging to the USA. It might sound... Read More »
Virtual reality is not just a growing trend in the entertainment industry, but is now reaching the healthcare field. As the technology improves and develops, the uses ... Read More »
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., manufacturers of the Ortho Tri-Cyclen birth control drug, are filing an injunction against Glenmark Generics, Ltd., an Indian-based... Read More »
Ever forget to take your morning pills?  Or can’t remember if you have to take the blue pill today or the yellow one?  Suddenly, life just got a lot... Read More »
If the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, passed by Congress in 2009, is upheld this summer by the Supreme Court, it is expected that 30 million currently... Read More »
At the turn of the century, the Institute of Medicine released a report estimating that up to 100,000 patients a year die of medical errors in the United States... Read More »
Here's your weekly roundup of hot medical news... Kidney transplant breakthroughs   For the first time, a kidney that had been donated to... Read More »
Evidence-based treatment for medical conditions is the goal of any health-care oriented operation, or at least it should be. Over the years, there has been a lot of... Read More »
Ever wonder what happens to medical hazardous waste?  When research and health care facilities dispose of hazardous waste, there are certain guidelines --... Read More »
If you haven’t seen the words “health care” in news headlines lately, you must be living under a rock. Health care reform, health care spending... Read More »
Valerie ClarkI appreciate your feedback, and encourage you to view the full study here: Also, this article provides a great synopsis of what was evaluated and what wasn't:
Apr 2, 2012
Robert BarryI don't like the mental leap that you have made. You don't look at the amount of care that was received, just the spending rates of the facilities, and not the compensation paid to the facility (which the RBRVS measures for Medicaid and Medicare patients in the U.S.). You also didn't talk about patient mix. More well-financed facilities may see healthier individuals. There are a lot of confounding variables that you didn't consider. Still, an interesting change from the previous study.
Apr 2, 2012
Here’s the weekly collection of hot medical news! Health on trial at the Supreme Court The Supreme Court has been busy with health topics. First... Read More »
An unprecedented three days of oral arguments before the US Supreme Court debating the constitutionality of key aspects of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act ... Read More »
Many experts would agree that healthcare in the United States suffers from a degree of incoordination and fragmentation.  Estimates suggest that two out of three ... Read More »
Personalized medicine is medical care customized to a patient’s specific genetic and demographic profile. It is an odd idea to think that traditional medicine... Read More »
I am a proponent for change.  By constantly fighting to retain the status quo, as a society, we run the risk of stagnation.  With stagnation, growth cannot... Read More »
Sofia IzquierdaWhat is that machine he has on its head! Expensive medical salon
Feb 8, 2012
Talks about universal patient identification (UPI) numbers have been gracing news headlines recently as the debate about privacy and health care continues... Read More »
Charlie BucknerNot to take the issue lightly, but it would be less of a hassle going to a new doctor, since you won't be filling out the long paper work that you get on your first visit.
Jan 27, 2012
Ann ConkleVery interesting thoughts on this. It's such an important issue.
Jan 27, 2012
When we think of patent law, we often think of technology, engineering, and intellectual property. Rarely do we think of living organisms. In 1980, however, the... Read More »