CMS on Friday proposed a national policy under which Medicare would cover CAR T-cell immunotherapies that treat cancer, but experts are concerned the proposal could limit beneficiaries' access to the treatments.
The United States opioid epidemic killed more than 47,500 people in 2017, but even that astonishing statistic fails to capture the true extent of the epidemic. Here's why top experts say the epidemic is bigger than the death count—and what can be done to stop it.
When Jon Mehlman's wife Marla was given a "breast cancer death sentence," the couple made an "unusual, but loving" decision not to tell their three daughters about her diagnosis. Writing for The Atlantic, Mehlman describes how his wife's "sacrifice" gave his daughters stability and allowed them to "discover their own strengths.
Hospitals increasingly are seeking to incorporate voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, into patient care delivery, hinting at a world where voice avatars are considered part "of the medical team." Advisory Board experts outline three additional ways can use voice assistant technology to attract and retain patients.