Civica Rx, a health system-led nonprofit that intends to address rising prescription drug prices and shortages, said it expects it will be able to supply a total of about 20 different drug products in 2019.
Influenza, antibiotic resistance, and vaccine hesitancy pose some of the greatest threats to global health, according to the World Health Organization's list of the 10 major threats to global health in 2019. See what the 10 threats are.
Health care facilities that need expensive medical equipment often have two options: buy the equipment outright or rent it. But Kaiser Permanente came up with an alternative solution that eventually led to an Amazon Prime-like ordering service that saved the health system $8.6 million in two years alone, Beth Jones Sanborn reports for Healthcare Finance.
'The simple things a doctor says and does to connect with patients can make a difference for health outcomes,' Lauren Howe and Kari Leibowitz, social psychologists at Stanford University, write in the New York Times' 'Well,' citing research they've conducted into the matter.
President Trump on Friday signed into law a bill that temporarily funds FDA, the Indian Health Service (IHS), and other federal agencies that were affected by the partial government shutdown that lasted a record 35 days—but experts say it is unclear how FDA will resume its operations and bring back furloughed staff.
It's not just you: Most Americans struggle to fit in a full night's sleep. Here's what polling and research reveal about how America's terrible sleep habits—and about the potentially dire consequences for our health.