States must guide doctors in their new role certifying which patients are too sick to work or require caregivers, and take into account factors that could impact employability.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
Many Americans over 50 favor limits on painkiller prescribing, and those who receive prescriptions need more counseling about risks and safe disposal options.
Patients are three times likelier to contract the dangerous infection when a hospital is at midlevel occupancy, a new way of tracking the data finds.
Therapist- and computer-led alcohol interventions held in the emergency department also can reduce teenage dating violence perpetration and depression symptoms, a new study finds.
A national study finds major variations in hearing aid use by race, income and education — but VA insurance coverage levels the playing field.
Michigan’s new coverage for low-income adults has helped many patients better manage their health by mandating primary care visits, a new study finds.