Tag Archives: Medicine

We don’t have to socialize medicine to fix healthcare – Washington Examiner

The ridiculously high costs of complexity and bureaucracy, not overpriced pharmaceuticals and not expensive hospital stays, are the main drivers behind the excessive cost of healthcare in America. Although it may sound counterintuitive at first, rationally simplifying and minimizing the choice in basic health insurance is the key to fixing this problem without resorting to… Read More »

Jail Using Medicine to Help Inmates Addicted to Drugs – U.S. News & World Report

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Jail Using Medicine to Help Inmates Addicted to Drugs  U.S. News & World Report CINCINNATI (AP) — The “dope boys” hang out near the jail awaiting newly freed inmates with addiction. They’ll hand you a free sample to get you back. "Medicine|Pharmacology" – Google News

Precision medicine as a way to improve oncology care — and potentially drive down drug costs

Broadly defined, precision medicine is about the personalization of care. Yet on a practical level, precision medicine can take on different forms in different subspecialties in healthcare. In modern oncology care, it’s largely about getting the right drugs to the right patient at the right time. There’s also some early evidence that more efficient targeted… Read More »

Alternative health techniques meet modern medicine at new center

The Bursa Traditional and Complementary Medicine (GETAT) Center, which was built by the Bursa governorship at a cost of nearly TL 7 million and described as a modern healing center, will soon offer alternative medical treatment in 10 branches, including ozone therapy, musicotherapy, homeopathy, phytotherapy and apitherapy. The center building, which was built by the… Read More »

IBM Watson Health focused on value-based care, physician burnout, personalized medicine

IBM Watson Health, known throughout the industry for its artificial intelligence work, has identified three major trends that will impact healthcare and health IT in 2019: value-based care, physician burnout and personalized medicine. The company will be discussing these – and showcasing technologies designed to help manage them – at HIMSS19. Making better decisions One… Read More »