- How to Rein In Out-of-Control Healthcare Costs. We all know the medical bill horror stories, but now we have to act on them.
- More ED Visits Since Obamacare. One objective of the Affordable Care Act was to increase access to primary care and curb visits to emergency rooms. Now the president of the American College of Emergency Physicians says the approach is not only misguided, it’s also not working.
- RA Cachexia Persists Despite Treat-to-Target. The “treat-to-target” approach for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), which has been highly successful in improving disease activity, inducing remission, and halting progression, did not prevent the altered body composition typically associated with the disease.
- IBM’s Watson to Guide Cancer Therapies at 14 Centers. Fourteen U.S. and Canadian cancer institutes will use International Business Machines Corp’s Watson computer system to choose therapies based on a tumor’s genetic fingerprints.
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