A new study at the University of California shows financial incentives stimulate HIT adoption, specifically in smaller practices. Future financial support as part of MACRA implementation will have a positive effect on small practice health IT adoption and use, according...
Popular perception holds that individual choices dictate a person’s weight: Those who eat well and prioritize fitness are healthy, and those who do not, are not. However, developing research on childhood obesity suggests that obesity levels are not caused by lifestyle...
Recent research has shown that a signaling pathway in fat cells turning white fat to brown fat may be the key for more promising treatments for obesity. These findings were revealed by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Their...
When does a benefit not feel like a benefit? In the case of obesity care, that feeling comes with the perception that it’s just out of reach. Even though insurance coverage for obesity care is improving, a significant gap remains. And part of the problem is a perception...
In a report issued recently, the Health and Human Services Department said the U.S. has met or exceeded 40 percent of its Healthy People 2020 objectives, but has also showed little to no improvement in other important health indicators...
European regulators have approved Novo Nordisk's fast acting insulin Fiasp for the treatment of diabetes in adults, as the bolus component of basal-bolus therapy in combination with basal insulin and for continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion via an insulin pump.
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