US health care from a global perspective, 2022: accelerating spending, worsening outcomes

31 January 2023 - In the previous edition of US Health Care from a Global Perspective, we reported that people ...

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US health insurance coverage and financing

17 December 2022 - The Covid-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on the fragmented nature of the US health care system.  ...

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In the costly US health care market, Mark Cuban’s company has a plan to reduce prescription drug costs

4 October 2022 - A recent poll shows that most Americans say the country’s health care system is handled poorly, and ...

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Insurer to return $40 million in health care claims to 600,000 Aussies

20 September 2022 - Health insurance company nib is returning $40 million in health care claims to more than 600,000 ...

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The US Medicaid program: coverage, financing, reforms, and implications for health equity

20 September 2022 - In 2022, Medicaid insured approximately 80.6 million individuals (56.4% from racial and ethnic minority groups in 2019). ...

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Health movement in South Korea fights for universal access to medicines

10 September 2022 - Civil society in South Korea renewed its commitment to ensure universal access to medicines and public pharmaceutical ...

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Your money or your life? Cancer’s crushing cost

10 September 2022 - The first thing many cancer patients see when they arrive at the oncology ward is the EFTPOS ...

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Amazon eyes Japan's online prescription drug market

5 September 2022 - E-commerce giant considers creating platform with local pharmacies. ...

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New PM will ‘inherit an NHS in its most challenging state for decades’

5 September 2022 - Warning comes from NHS leaders as new Prime Minister prepares to move into Number 10. ...

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Every life is worth the same, but maybe not at PHARMAC

4 September 2022 - One of the dubious consequences of our obsession with race is the collection of data on ...

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Amazon versus Apple: only one will rewrite the rules of health care

29 August 2022 - Big tech has had a surprisingly small impact on U.S. healthcare, so far. ...

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Restart of National Medicines Policy Review is welcome, but assurances needed over further consultation and feedback processes

18 August 2022 - Medicines Australia welcomes the restart of the National Medicines Policy Review, which was put on hold ...

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Kidney patients cite insurance and payment issues as critical barriers to FDA approved care innovations

15 August 2022 - Patients and taxpayers forced to absorb preventable costs. ...

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GPs demand action to fix ‘disintegrating’ Medicare

17 August 2022 - Doctors have issued the federal government with an urgent demand for more Medicare funding, warning general ...

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Artificial intelligence was supposed to transform health care. It hasn’t.

15 August 2022 - Machine learning could improve medicine by analysing data to improve diagnoses and target cures, but technological, bureaucratic, ...

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