Making patients’ medication costs more affordable helps ensure compliance, a new review shows. And the investment can avoid costlier care in the future.
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Survey respondents cite cost and a condition’s prevalence as the most important factors in determining mandatory tests for infants, researchers find.
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.
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.