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Executive Health Management

ACA Repeal Battle: Winners and Losers

2017 28 Mar

Republicans have failed in their attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, a major election campaign promise. After weeks of contentious negotiations over the American Health Care Act, Republicans were forced to pull the House bill on healthcare reform when it was clear that it didn’t have enough votes to pass.    The move received mixed reactions... Read more

IMAGING Management

Study: CAD Plus Digital Mammography No Better than Radiologist Alone

2015 01 Oct

Computer-aided detection (CAD) in screening mammography is supposed to help radiologists identify subtle cancers that might otherwise be missed. However, analysis of results from a large Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium database of digital screening mammograms revealed that CAD was not associated with improved diagnostic accuracy. The study is... Read more

Executive Health Management

Randomised Trials in Healthcare Delivery

2015 21 Apr

Economists and other academic researchers have increasingly been using randomised controlled trials (RCTs) to study all sorts of things, including how to best fight poverty. In the area of healthcare delivery, however, the use of RCTs is still not common — which is surprising given that the link between healthcare and poverty is strong, according to... Read more