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Who Still Doesn’t Have Health Insurance?

October 31, 2015  /  Public Health

They tend to live in the South, and they tend to be poor.

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As Obamacare And Value-Based Models Take Hold, Social Services Need A Boost

October 11, 2015  /  Public Health

The U.S., which spends more on medical care than other wealthy countries and still has high chronic condition rates, needs to shift more to social services, according to a new report from the Commonwealth Fund.

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Berkshire Medical Center enters Cancer Care Collaborative with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

September 25, 2015  /  Public Health

Berkshire Medical Center here will be the first member of the new Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Care Collaborative.

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CVS partners with IBM to mine all your health data

August 1, 2015  /  Public Health

IBM’s supercomputer Watson is at it again, this time developing applications with CVS Health to help patients with chronic conditions.

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More Than Two-Thirds Of U.S. Employers Currently Offer Wellness Programs, Study Says

July 9, 2015  /  Public Health

More than two-thirds of U.S. employers offer them as part of their benefits packages, says a new report by the Society for Human Resource Management.

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Telehealth and High Deductibles Slow Health Spending

July 3, 2015  /  Public Health

Health spending in employer-based market is trending downwards.

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Task Force Issues No-Cost Preventive Services Recommendations

June 9, 2015  /  Disease Management, Public Health

The number of preventive health services insurers must cover without charging individuals out-of-pocket payments continues to increase, Kaiser Health News reports.

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31 Million Individuals Underinsured in 2014

May 23, 2015  /  Public Health

Thirty-one million people with health coverage in the United States were underinsured in 2014, according to a new Commonwealth Fund report.

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Doctors Unwilling to Trust Similarity of Biosimilars

May 15, 2015  /  Public Health

The FDA’s approval in March of the first biosimilar drug for the US market has aroused much concern among physicians, who fear that these complex drugs will not be perfect substitutes for the branded drugs they will replace and who insist that certain standards be attached to their approval and distribution.

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First PCORI studies on improving care are done, but where are the results?

May 1, 2015  /  Comparative Effectiveness, Public Health

The Affordable Care Act created an independent organization to support research that assesses which healthcare interventions are most effective. But three years after it started funding studies, there’s no central repository of results or a clear strategy for making sure the knowledge reaches the clinicians it’s intended to influence.

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