Social scientists know a lot about the root causes of so much of the ill-health in our society, yet healthcare systems have rarely acted on that knowledge. That's finally starting to change.
The next Veterans Affairs secretary faces a tough job. The agency's ability to meet the special healthcare needs of a rapidly changing veteran population hangs in the balance.
Commentary: Trump's proposals on drug prices are right to focus on anti-competitive market practices
There are proposals in President Donald Trump's plan that if implemented could ensure stronger competition from generic and biosimilar medicines and thereby increase access and provide financial relief for patients at the pharmacy counter.
Regarding the story "CMS actuary predicts GOP repeal bill will reduce coverage by 13 million" (ModernHealthcare.com, June 13), with the increasing number of plans that offer horrific coverage for care (catastrophic coverage designs, for example), it is somewhat unfair to simply state a lost coverage number.
Avia and former CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt announced a new Medicaid transformation initiative at the network summit, and healthcare leaders looked to pizza for digital tips.