Thirty-five times more white patients than patients of color receive buprenorphine, and three-quarters of prescriptions go to those who pay cash or have private insurance
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
A Kellogg Eye Center study finds great promise in corneal transplants for patients who suffer shingles and develop subsequent vision-limiting corneal scarring.
Hospitals put a lot of effort into encouraging good hand hygiene among staff. But findings about multidrug-resistant organisms suggest a new frontier for preventing transmission.
With their general medical training and their special focus on the needs of hospitalized patients, hospitalist physicians play a key role in many hospitals.
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.