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Disease Management

Early-onset Alzheimer's: should you worry?

The Conversation US | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
The Conversation US

Troy Rohn, Boise State University You have forgotten where you put your car keys, or you can't seem to remember the name of your colleague you saw i...

The Value of Health Prevention and Management

Stan Berkow | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Stan Berkow

For us, placing a dollar value on health care services requires a deeper look into the downstream effects of health prevention and management.

Power Through Parkinson's

Tory Zellick | Posted 06.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Tory Zellick

According to Kulreet Chaudhary, M.D., the optimal response to Parkinson's disease is adopting an attitude of "life improvement" instead of disease management.

Practicing Bad Medicine

Namratha Kandula, M.D., MPH | Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Namratha Kandula, M.D., MPH

Many people are demanding better oversight of drug manufacturers in the wake of the recent fungal meningitis outbreak. But few people are asking an even more important question: Why were these patients getting questionable -- and mostly unnecessary -- steroid injections in the first place?

Deciphering the Alphabet Soup of Health Reform

James R. Knickman | Posted 05.20.2012 | New York
James R. Knickman

The whole alphabet soup of health care payment and delivery models is dizzying, but what do those models look like, and how will they affect the way patients experience care?

Health Care Cost: Small Fixes Won't Cut It

James R. Knickman | Posted 04.10.2012 | New York
James R. Knickman

The CBO recently issued a disheartening report showing that 10 Medicare demonstration projects designed to reduce health care costs were largely ineffective. The results were discouraging, but perhaps not entirely surprising.