Josh Nerius wasn't aware that he hadn't been vaccinated against measles as a child until he contracted the disease as a young adult in 2016. In the Washington Post, Nerius recounts his experience with the illness, including its long-term effects on his health.
As options for care grow and patient loyalty declines, primary care providers increasingly have to find ways to set themselves apart from other providers to attract new patients—and avoid losing existing ones. Here are the top five investments and process changes providers can make to beat out the competition and attract new patients.
Transitioning the United States to a single-payer, government-run health care system would be "complicated, challenging, and potentially disruptive," but could lead to universal coverage and a more efficient health system, according to a Congressional Budget Office report released Wednesday.
FDA on Tuesday announced it will allow Philip Morris International to sell a hand-held device designed to heat tobacco without burning it, but the agency has not determined whether to allow the company to market the product as a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes.