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Context: One of the most important possibilities of value‐based payment is its potential to spur innovation in upstream prevention, such as… More
Context: Millions of life‐sustaining implantable devices collect and relay massive amounts of digital health data, increasingly by using… More
“Medical measures appear to have contributed little to the overall decline in mortality in the United States since about 1900.” Readers might assume… More
The troubling trend in US life expectancy and the widening disparities in life expectancy across the United States have deep roots. This article… More
Context: Regulatory agencies are increasingly required to make market approval decisions for new drugs on the basis of limited clinical evidence, a… More
Context: Expanding access to health care is once again high on the US political agenda, as is concern about those who are being “left behind.” But… More
Context: “Nudges” and other behavioral economic approaches exploit common cognitive biases (systematic errors in thought processes) in order to… More
Context: Midwifery care, particularly when offered through birth centers, has shown promise in both improving pregnancy outcomes and containing costs.… More
The COVID-19 pandemic remains in full swing across the globe, with the death toll mounting steadily while the search continues for effective vaccines… More
The past five years has seen a substantial increase in initiatives and activities that foster community-level multisector collaboration to advance… More
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