’Tis the season of holiday movies playing day and night on numerous channels. In “Home Alone,” a young Kevin McCallister defends his home from two burglars on Christmas Eve with a series of booby traps that land the thieves with a myriad of unexpected injuries.
In a recent editorial, US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell gave a broad overview of the achievements of the Affordable Care Act, touching on everything from health insurance exchange to accountable care organizations and health IT.
In the last half of 2016 at least, healthcare legislation with a technology focus has been an unlikely but welcome area of bipartisan agreement.
With the proliferation of biomedical research “megaprojects,” we are collecting massive amounts of data that present a challenge to the scientists who seek to make sense of and harness that data.
Involving patients in the management of their health (patient engagement) encourages greater patient participation in care.