Readmission rates for patients covered by Medicare declined in all but one state during the five years leading up to the end of 2015, according to a recent report released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), recently highlighted 12 individuals who are leaders in the field of environmental health research.
Leaders from the American Heart Association (AHA), AstraZeneca and Verily Life Sciences LLC recently announced the winner of the One Brave Idea research award: Dr. Calum MacRae, chief of cardiovascular medicine at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) recently announced the three keynote speakers who are scheduled to present at the 2016 Rare Diseases and Orphan Products Breakthrough Summit Oct. 17-18 in Arlington, Virginia.
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently presented at the Family Medicine Experience (FMX), claiming the ongoing opioid epidemic in the U.S. is as much a matter of mental health resources as it is chronic pain concerns.
The American Heart Association (AHA) recently released an official statement about the new 'Vital Signs' report, 'Disparities in Antihypertensive Medication Nonadherence Among Medicare Part D Beneficiaries,' from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recently launched the online Diabetes Dance Dare to increase awareness about how diabetes affects people and how to encourage U.S. residents to be physically fit to reduce their risk of developing diabetes.
The New York City chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association has decided to host the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Staten Island, where residents can join the movement to help Alzheimer’s patients.
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently hosted its Family Medicine Experience event in Orlando, Florida, where attendees heard a keynote address from Dr. Atul Gawande, author of 'Being Mortal.'
Several health care organizations recently mailed a letter urging House appropriators to further legislative report language that would eliminate barriers that inhibit solutions for matching patients to their medical records.