A new study finds higher out-of-pocket costs lead to neurology patients being less likely to take their prescribed medications.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
Emergency Department Patients May Care Less About a Doctor’s Race and Gender Than Previously Thought
Black or white, man or woman, providers got similar satisfaction and confidence scores from simulated patients in new research with implications for quality reporting.
As a disease considered preventable in its early stages, researchers stress the need to overcome barriers to cervical cancer screening and education in low- and middle-income countries.
Accountable Care Organizations aim to save Medicare system money while improving care, but patients who go out of network for primary appointments may see higher costs.
A $2,000 average potential bill for out-of-network care, and prevalence of out-of-network “surgical assistants,” shows a need for national policy changes, researchers say.