Diane Archer

Less health care is often better care

Dr. John Mandrola, a cardiac electrophysiologist practicing in Louisville KY, writes in Medscape about why less health care is often better care. As a physician, he believes that simplifying care...

New cancer drugs cause serious side effects

Laurie McGinley at the Washington Post reports on new cancer drugs–checkpoint inhibitors–that cause serious side effects. These therapies treat people with advanced melanoma and complex...

More people using telehealth

Telehealth is increasingly meeting the needs of people with chronic conditions who cannot easily leave their home in urban areas as well as people who want to avoid leaving work to travel to the...

Beware of chain nursing homes

A Kaiser Health News analysis finds that nursing homes that outsource their services to “related organizations”–chain nursing homes that get their goods and services from companies...

GAO: Drug prices continue to skyrocket

At the request of Senator Bernie Sanders and Congressman Elijah Cummings, the Government Accountability Office recently issued a report on pharmaceutical company profits and drug prices. The GAO...