Vanderbilt University's Board of Trust recently approved a degree program for genetic counseling, one of the fastest growing health professions in the United States, as enrollment begins for its inaugural semester in fall 2019.
While multibillion-dollar mega-mergers at the top of the end of the health-sector chain garner headlines and potential regulatory scrutiny, hospital group consolidations are also concerning experts who believe they may not produce better care and lower costs.
The nonprofit ALS Association (ALSA) recently reflected on the successes its stakeholders achieved this year, ranging from access to specialized equipment and fundraising efforts to legislative advocacy work on Capitol Hill.
The American Medical Association (AMA) recently released a report that details how market concentration and consolidation is causing a trend of higher premiums for consumers and lower payments for physician services.
A group advocating on behalf of those suffering from Alzheimer's has a word for Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who recently announced he's investing $100 million in disease research: Welcome to the fight.
More than 200 patient groups have sent a letter to congressional leaders urging them to not end the Orphan Drug Tax Credit as part of the recent tax bill proposals, which they claim would result in one-third fewer treatments for rare diseases.
A coalition of men’s health groups recently sent a strong message to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) in Washington, D.C. regarding financial aspects of prostate cancer patient policies.
Advocates for those living with AIDS are urging a federal health administrator to clamp down on states they claim are illegally denying hepatitis C patients groundbreaking drugs that cure people in eight to 12 weeks.