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Hospitals charge privately insured patients 250% more than those on Medicare. The gap is growing.

Dive Brief: Privately insured patients pay 247% more at hospitals on average than Medicare patients for the same care, according to a new study by nonprofit think tank RAND. The study, based on 2018 data, shows the gap is increasing from 2017 and 2016, which saw disparities of 230% and 224%, respectively. If private payers had… Read More »

Unplanned Pregnancies 20 Times More Likely on Birth Control Pill than IUD

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Coronavirus vaccines: ‘Encouraging’ early data for some, a trial delay for another and more research ahead

According to the World Health Organization, there are 18 candidate vaccines in clinical evaluation globally. Researchers at University of Oxford said this week they have vaccinated 8,000 people in the UK as part of a Phase 3 trial. Yet there are still major hurdles to jump and more work to be done. No vaccines have… Read More »

The Latest: Memphis delays reopening as more cases recorded

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis has stalled plans to move ahead with plans to reopen more businesses after an unexpected rise in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. Shelby County’s health department reported an increase of 256 cases on Monday, the largest daily jump in reported COVID-19 cases since mid-March. A total of 200 virus patients are being… Read More »

More Women Are Pursuing Majority-Male Specialties and Changing Patients’ Perceptions

By AMY E. KRAMBECK, MD With the exceptions of pediatrics and obstetrics/gynecology, women make up fewer than half of all medical specialists. Representation is lowest in orthopedics (8%), followed by my own specialty, urology (12%). I can testify that the numbers are changing in urology – women are up from just 8% in 2015, and… Read More »

Black Children More Likely To Suffer Kawasaki-Like Coronavirus Inflammatory Condition

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 11 : After checking the food and essential items that were delivered to her, … [+] Sevonna Brown of Black Women’s Blueprint looks at her son, Panther Herd, 2, on May 11, 2020 in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough in New York City. Neighborhood mutual aid groups have… Read More »