Fecal microbiota transplantation is an inexpensive treatment for a potentially deadly infection. But FMT is not for the squeamish. It's time for payers to get on board with this antibiotic alternative, which has a 90% cure rate. >>>
Four legislative actions could ease the burden of high-cost prescription drugs—such as a $1,000-per-pill hepatitis C drug—on Medicare, the public, and commercial payers, says U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman. >>>
A five-year study funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute aims to identify "the most effective combination of falls-prevention strategies to fit the needs of different individuals and different healthcare systems." >>>
A large multi-hospital research effort is underway to solve one of the great mysteries of federally driven healthcare reform— the net financial impact of providing coverage to millions of previously uninsured Americans. >>>
The changes happening in the healthcare industry are just getting started. Risk-based reimbursements, HIX, high-deductible health plans, and possible pushback against Medicare and Medicaid will transform healthcare delivery and payment. >>>
The co-director of a nursing scholars program says doctoral degrees can help nurses become visionary thinkers, researchers, policy makers, and leaders. >>>
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