How much fraud was there in pandemic testing?
Should health care data rights be considered civil rights?
Medical tourism is a big deal in Europe
AI in Medicine falls well short of its promises, HT: Tyler
Covid-19 will have a lasting effect on the practice of medicine. One advancement is the rise of telemedicine, which was less common before the pandemic. Another advancement is demonstrating that pharmacists can do more than count pills and pharmacies are an idea place to provide convenient care. Why the Pharmacy?
Americans with a four-year college degree have six years greater life expectancy at age 25.
This was a 22 percent increase (over trend) in the number of deaths in the first 12 months of Covid. An estimated 83 percent were directly attributable to Covid itself.
Electronic monitoring of opioid prescriptions reduces their number. That’s not all good.
How often do physicians rely on computerized protocols? Not that often.
Writing at Slate, Andy Carstens asks why there is a difference in the government’s response to Covid and the response to HIV. On Jan. 18, the government launched a website enabling every U.S. household to order four free at-home kits … And, while the future of government COVID test funding is shaky, right now households can order another set of four free tests.