Tag Archives: Good

Viewpoints: Thumbs Up To Trump For Trying To Bring Price Transparency To Health Care; FDA Can’t Stray From Shaping Good Scientific Innovation

Opinion writers weigh in on these health issues and others. Dallas Morning News: Pricing Transparency Could Help Lower America’s Sky-High Health Care Costs Imagine being able to shop for a knee-replacement surgery the way most people shop for a flight — by comparing prices on a website like Orbitz or Cheapflights.com, and understanding the full… Read More »

Why prospective data analysis has much potential for good

I’ve noticed an emerging trend in social determinants of health conversations. On the payer side, payers are less interested in “what” constitutes social determinants-related activity and how much is invested in said activities. Rather, payers are increasingly interested in measuring and enabling the effectiveness of SDOH initiatives to improve people’s health status. Providers, on the… Read More »

Chronic pain relief: Mindfulness may be just as good as CBT

New research appearing in the BMJ journal Evidence-Based Mental Health suggests that mindfulness could be a promising alternative to cognitive behavioral therapy for relieving some of the psychological and physical symptoms of chronic pain. Mindfulness may be a useful alternative to CBT for easing chronic pain, new research shows. According to the most recent survey… Read More »