Dive Brief: Medical device companies spent more money in non-research payments to physicians between 2014 and 2017 than drug companies, an analysis published Monday in the journal Health Affairs found. The payments covered services like royalties, consulting and speaking fees,
Dive Brief: New research quantifying how charitable hospitals in different ownership categories are shows that, in aggregate, nonprofit hospitals spent $2.30 of every $100 in total expenses on charity care, which was less than government ($4.10) and for-profit hospitals ($3.80).
This article is part of a series on what the healthcare industry looks like one year after the novel coronavirus was declared a pandemic and life in the United States began to drastically change. As the editor-in-chief of Health Affairs,
Dive Brief: A hospital-sponsored affordable housing program targeting social determinants of health in Baltimore is having a positive social impact on the community, according to a study published Monday in Health Affairs. Rather than quantifying traditional return on investment, Health
Some critical services have been disrupted at Global Affairs Canada (GAC) following “several” confirmed cases of COVID-19 in its Ottawa-based offices, emails obtained by Global News show. Read more: ‘Loneliness pandemic’: Work from home during COVID-19 takes mental toll
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has shuffled his cabinet, moving ministers around in three prominent files that will play key roles in addressing tensions with China, Huawei and the airline industry.Navdeep Bains, who has served as MP for Mississauga-Malton since
Dive Brief: Hospitals in states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act have benefited from declining uncompensated care costs and increased Medicaid revenue from 2013 to 2017, a cushion that could put them in a better position to financially
OTTAWA – Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne is putting his frequent flyer points where his mouth is.Champagne says he is determined to project Canada’s foreign policy as a defender of human rights while forging alliances with trusted, longtime allies.
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women and accounts for about one-quarter of all cancer deaths in the United States: more than breast, prostate and colorectal cancers combined. While the treatment landscape is
In 2019, an estimated forty-five million Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in one of the program’s Part D prescription drug plans. Recent news reports and other evidence suggest that Medicare Part D plans may be encouraging the use of brand-name drugs instead