The first large study of surgical opioid prescribing and patient usage shows the potential for reduced amounts and the importance of safe disposal of unused pills.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
The management of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers varies greatly, according to a new study. Researchers offer three key takeaways.
Benzodiazepine prescribing is most intense in the South and in economically disadvantaged counties. It’s also more common among older male primary care physicians.
Health care coverage for low-income patients produces fiscal benefits that include lower unpaid debts, fewer bankruptcies and higher credit scores.
A new drug policy was meant to curb unnecessary opioid prescriptions. Instead, a new study finds, prescriptions after surgery went up.
Technology can enrich the lives of those with low vision but a Michigan Medicine researcher says a policy change might address racial disparities in device use.