Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro accused a major nonprofit hospital system and health insurer of failing to fulfill its charitable mission Thursday, taking a step into a bruising, years-long regional health-care battle that has become emblematic of how broader changes rippling through the health-care system can leave sick people caught in the crossfire of competition between multibillion-dollar […]
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Congress on Tuesday jumped into its first round of hearings on drug prices for the year, vowing to take action on a problem that the president and the public see as a top concern for the country. Gerard Andersonis featured.
To expand their reach, flagship hospitals including Mayo, the Cleveland Clinic and Houston’s MD Anderson Cancer Center have signed affiliation agreements with smaller hospitals around the country. Gerard Anderson is quoted.
In a practice that policy experts say smothers competition and keeps prices high, drug companies routinely make hidden pacts with middlemen that effectively block patients from getting cheaper generic medicines. Faculty Associate Gerard Anderson, lead author of the JHSPH study, is quoted.
Drug companies routinely make hidden pacts with middlemen that effectively block patients from getting cheaper generic medicines. Faculty Associate Gerard Anderson is quoted.
As the old adage goes, you get what you pay for. Unless you’re an American in need of healthcare. Then you pay somewhere around double for about the same quality care. Faculty Associate Gerard Andersonis quoted.
Americans spend more than twice as much on health care per person versus other developed nations, which is a boon to the Direxion Daily Healthcare Bull 3X ETF (CURE). Faculty Associate Gerard Anderson is quoted.
The total fertility rate has been declining steadily for seven years, but the numbers for 2017 represent the biggest drop in recent history. Faculty Associate Donna Strobino is quoted.
The country with the most expensive health system is not the one that provides better care. Original text is in Spanish, translation available. Faculty Associate Gerard Anderson is quoted.
A program that combines home modifications with specialized counseling may help seniors disabled by aging stay in their homes longer, a new study suggests. Sarah Szanton is quoted.