Healthcare is becoming increasingly unaffordable, with 18% of Americans saying in a new survey that they would not be able to afford the care they need. Respondents also reported cutting back on other expenses to afford healthcare, including money spent on food and utilities.
Medicare Advantage beneficiaries spend $1,640 less per year on healthcare than those enrolled in traditional fee-for-service Medicare plans, a new report shows. But, despite the difference in savings, satisfaction levels for both types of plans are similar.
A group of inventors at the University of Cincinnati are developing a drone that can be used to conduct virtual visits in patients’ homes. The technology aims to fill the gap in telehealth delivery among those who do not have access to the necessary devices… Read More »Drone in your home? Telehealth makeover underway at Univ of Cincinnati
Did Medieval Medicine Pave the Way for Value-Based Payment A new book about Medieval Medicine reveals that many factors that influenced medicine then are the same as what’s in place today. The Doctor Weighs In
Healthcare consumers are increasingly aware of specific therapies in development or on the market that can help treat the diseases they or their loved ones may be suffering from — and this growing awareness is changing the precision medicine arena.