Future of Health Care
Supporters of direct or concierge care argue that it lets providers offer more individualized attention, and that by contracting directly with patients — not insurers and government programs — direct care providers keep down overhead.
Harmony Healthcare IT surveyed approximately 2,000 millennials ages 23–38. The findings suggest the younger set is charting a sometimes perilous medical path.
The looming physician shortage poses challenges to the medical real estate market and calls for a nimble response from providers and the real estate industry alike.
That was a key takeaway from Bisnow’s National Healthcare West...
Scientists at Rutgers University have developed a portable device that incorporates biosensors and artificial intelligence to help predict whether individual cancer patients are likely to benefit from particular chemotherapy drugs.
Using the device,...
Recent scientific advances point to a hopeful future for people who have or could develop Parkinson’s disease, according to a review published in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease.
Industry observers and insiders ponder the role of retail clinics in modern health care and how that squares with physician-patient relationships.
People with a BMI of 30 or higher have a 20% greater risk of developing pancreatic cancer, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS), and the condition is more common in older adults. But a recent study suggests excess weight in early adulthood may pose more risk than weight gained later in life.
Increasing cancer survivorship means healthcare providers are encountering new challenges in cardiac health, underscoring the need for additional subspecialists in cardio-oncology.
The unnoticed spread of pancreatic cancer makes effective treatment difficult. However, findings from a study in the Journal of Oral Microbiology may pave the way to earlier detection through the evaluation of differences in the tongue microbiome....
A drone developed at the University of Maryland delivered a donor kidney for transplant at the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) in Baltimore — an achievement the university describes as the first of its kind.