Category Archives: Legal

Research Report News Podcast: Racial Diversity of Hospitals Could Impact Care

A new study has shown that black patients experiencing gastrointestinal problems were 19% more likely to have serious complications or die than white patients in U.S. hospitals. However, when they were treated at hospitals with a population… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Hundreds of Cyber Security Incidents Logged by HealthCare.gov

Congressional investigators recently announced that HealthCare.gov – the website used by millions of Americans to get health insurance under the Affordable Care Act – had experienced over 300 cyber security incidents. These events had… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Patient Experiences & Socioeconomic Status

A new study has found that the socioeconomic status of an area could have an impact on patient expectations and outcomes along with physician behavior.

Researchers found that in areas of higher deprivation, physician behavior was less “patient-centered… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: YMCA Models Effective Diabetes Prevention Program

In March 2016, it was announced that Medicare would begin paying for lifestyle interventions like diet and exercise to help prevent type 2 diabetes.

Previous research on behavioral learning and weight management has shown that lifestyle… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: ONC To Create Patient-Generated Data Framework

The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) has recently partnered with Accenture Federal Services to develop a framework for patient-generated data. This two-year consulting contract will allow Accenture Federal Services to work with… Read More