Healthcare costs in the United States are approaching 18% of the country’s GDP, a figure greater than any other nation in the world. However, according to a 2012 analysis, up to 34% of this spending could be categorized as waste.
Despite dissatisfaction, few practices considering switching systems
There will be more health insurance choices and a slight decrease in premiums for many consumers next year under the Affordable Care Act.
Adults in the United States have reduced their intake of refined carbohydrates and increased their intake of complex carbohydrates, plant protein, and polyunsaturated fat from 1999 to 2016, a study in JAMA reports. Nutrition researchers performed a serial cross-sectional analysis of 24-hour dietary recall data taken from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Only…
Minority racial and ethnic groups are more likely to perceive the importance of seeing a health care provider who shares or understands their culture.
The authors of a recent study downplaying the health risks of red meat have financial ties with meat producers.
Food insecurity is prevalent among Medicare enrollees, affecting 38.3 percent of those aged younger than 65 years.
In this study, 71% of the breaches compromised sensitive demographic orfinancial information that may be used for fraudulent purposes.
Although rates of burnout and satisfaction with work-life integration improved among US physicians between 2014 and 2017, they still face an increased risk for burnout compared with workers in other fields.
The percentage of US physicians who believe that the ACA is a net positive for health care has increased in the five years after its implementation.
Among medical school matriculants, black, Hispanic, and American Indian or Alaska Native students are underrepresented.