Patients today face many choices regarding treatments and medications. While beneficial in catering to individual needs, this abundance of options often entails the daunting task of making informed decisions. Understanding the nuanced process patients undergo in choosing their healthcare strategies is crucial for healthcare providers, pharma companies, and policymakers who aim to facilitate better health outcomes.
(Stat News) “How does one balance some of the logistical and possible efficacy benefits of donanemab against the doubling of ARIA? I don’t have an answer,” he told STAT’s Adam Feuerstein. Is the cure worse than the disease?
Obesity is a significant risk factor for many chronic diseases, including cancer. Obesity is linked to about 4% to 8% of all cancers diagnosed annually in the United States. But is this message being communicated to patients?
About two-thirds of HR people from organizations that offered wellness initiatives indicated these efforts were “somewhat effective” or “very effective” in reducing healthcare costs. The return on investment (ROI) related to employee wellness programs typically includes the overall healthcare cost-savings achieved and productivity increases due to reduced sick days employees take.
Although only 27 to 42 years old in 2023, Millennials experience chronic conditions at significant rates. Compared to other age groups, this generation and their children are high utilizers of the health care system.
Researchers aimed to test the feasibility of a DTx program for patients with cancer, as measured by engagement, retention, and acceptability. In addition, we explored the effects of the program on cancer-related QoL. The high retention, employment, and acceptability found in this study demonstrated that multidisciplinary DTx is feasible for patients with cancer.
According to STAT News, “Americans born in 2021 can expect to live for just 76.1 years — the lowest life expectancy has been since 1996, according to a new government analysis published Wednesday. This is the biggest two-year decline — 2.7 years in total — in almost 100 years.” It’s only going to get worse too.
According to a new report, life expectancy in the United States took another hit in 2021, furthering a dramatic decline from 2020 that was the largest since World War II.