The cancer community is deploying advanced-practice providers to help address a shortage of services. But integrating them into a practice isn't easy.
In an interview with Modern Healthcare this week, Soon-Shiong said his company's new cancer therapy gets to the root causes of the disease. He also said that recent reports questioning the success of his company's therapies are based on "ignorance," which he "ignores."
As reimbursement dollars are increasingly tied to performance outcomes, it's harder for small and medium-sized hospitals to remain independent.
For the most vulnerable, chronically ill among us—many of whom cope with behavioral health challenges and struggle to secure housing, food or transportation—the journey to receive the care they need can be daunting.
When music therapist Christine Vaskas works with babies in the neonatal intensive-care unit, the effect of her interventions are almost always immediately apparent.
The cast adornments are so popular that some children save them after their cast is removed.
Quality of care in Medicare Advantage differs signficiantly whether the patient is a man or a woman, or whether that patient is black, white or Hispanic.
A heroin and opioid pandemic has enveloped the country, reaching into small towns and not sparing New York City. In 2015, 937 city residents died from a heroin overdose, a 17.1% rise over the previous year. Of all overdose deaths in the city that year, 59% involved heroin.
Smithies won the Nobel Prize for developing a technique used to manipulate genes in mice. The advance enhanced genetic research to better understand cancer, obesity, heart diseases and other diseases.
Since the Affordable Care Act eliminated certain out-of-pocket costs, the mammography rate has increased, according to a study published Monday.
Instead of trying to treat newborns who are dependent on opioids and in withdrawal, some healthcare providers are focused on helping pregnant women with their addiction.
The Veteran Affairs Department believes the rule will make it easier for veterans to be seen by medical professionals. The American Medical Association is one of the physician groups that says it "lowers" the standard of care.