The numbers are projected to continue going up, with 12 million people enrolling in private health insurance in 2016, and 22 million people in 2017.
Details of how the bipartisan bill rewriting Medicare reimbursement of doctors, awaiting congressional approval this month, would squeeze savings from the health care program for the elderly.
Published in eLife, the study shows how HCMV could be fought in high-risk patients and purged from organs before transplantation.
Republicans say bipartisan legislation reworking how Medicare pays doctors is a milestone toward curbing the huge, growing benefit program.
The study published Monday in the journal Health Affairs breaks the cost down as follows: $2.8 billion resulting from false-positive mammograms and another $1.2 billion attributed to breast cancer over-diagnosis.
STRATAFIX™ Symmetric PDS Plus is the only antibacterial knotless tissue control device that provides strong, secure closure appropriate for high tension areas such as fascia. STRATAFIX™ devices transform the wound closure experience by providing a combination of more consistency, security and more efficiency.
DERMABOND® PRINEO® Skin Closure System (22 cm) is a two component system consisting of a self-adhering mesh and topical skin adhesive pen.
Capable of servicing coronary angiography and open heart surgical procedures in one room, hybrid OR hospitals can handle diagnostic and therapeutic efforts at one table.
A preliminary evaluation suggests that WebTIPS is effective in reducing anxiety levels on the day of surgery.
In an article published in the journal Neural Regeneration Research, several new designs for 3D tissue constructs are described for using stem cells grown on nanofiber scaffolding within a supportive hydrogel.
It would also reduce the number of unnecessary and invasive biopsies stemming from the less precise PSA test that's now used.
The findings add to an increasingly clear picture of how flaws in early nerve development lead to poor colon function, which must often be surgically corrected.
Healthmark Industries announces the launch of its Laser C.A.A.T.'s (Custom Anodized Aluminum Tags), will be be a new addition to their labeling line of products.
The sciences between OR is the focus of the January/ February 2015 Surgical Products issue, with articles on visualization, going green and a brainstorm on smoke evacuation.