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Digital therapeutics in demand, but support needed from payers

Digital therapeutics can be used to prevent, manage or treat diseases—particularly chronic conditions—but their widespread use is stalled for lack of reimbursement from private and public payers. According to a new study by data and analytics company GlobalData, entitled, “Digital Therapeutics and Their Impact on Healthcare,” there is a growing number of digital therapeutics (DTx)… Read More »

Viewpoints: Reimagine The Roles Of Primary Care Physicians Or Keep Losing Them; Upcoming Demand For Health Care Workers Is Daunting

Editorial pages weigh in on these health care topics and others. Stat: After Training In Primary Care, We Aren’t Becoming Primary Care Docs  Nearly three years ago, we began training as primary care doctors in two residency programs at a Harvard-affiliated teaching hospital. We understood the value of longitudinal patient-doctor relationships and wagered that primary… Read More »

Combination of water scarcity and inflexible demand puts world’s river basins at risk

Nearly one-fifth of the world’s population lives in a stressed water basin where the next climate change-driven incident could threaten access to an essential resource for agriculture, industry and life itself, according to a paper by University of California, Irvine researchers and others, published today in Nature Sustainability. The study’s authors analyzed trends in global… Read More »