With their general medical training and their special focus on the needs of hospitalized patients, hospitalist physicians play a key role in many hospitals.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
Few people with HDHPs proactively ask about or search for lower-cost care. This suggests opportunity for insurers, employers and health care providers to help.
Exposure to chemotherapy can create hazards for nurses, pharmacists as they deliver lifesaving care to patients, but use of protective devices remains low.<
Study: Long-term opioid use by one or more family members was associated to persistent opioid use by adolescents prescribed opioids after common surgical and dental procedures.
Experts call for regulations to strike a balance between personal privacy rights and the potential for “big data” research to improve patient care and fuel innovation.
U-M researchers show more adults with diabetes covered after ACA provisions for pre-existing conditions and older adults began.