“Prehabilitation” for at-risk patients linked to lower length of stay and total costs by encouraging walking, breathing exercises, nutrition, reducing tobacco and stress.
Despite naloxone recommendations for people who take high-dose opioids, or who have a history of opioid problems, study finds those at risk aren’t getting the overdose rescue drug.
Researchers are excited about the prospect of incorporating polygenic risk scores to predict obesity, but a new study finds genetics adds little to what’s already discovered in clinic.
1 in 9 publicly insured and 1 in 11 privately insured children received low-value care in 2014, researchers find.
Despite an ACA mandate that large, employer-based health plans cover maternity care, some are shouldering more of the expenses tied to having a baby.