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How employers can improve cancer care and costs, based on a National Alliance roadmap

While cancer deaths have been declining since the early 1990s, costs have continued to increase, with more than $ 147 billion spent for cancer care in the United States in 2017. Despite these rising costs, employers and health plans have been reticent to manage oncology care, and are also faced with keeping pace with technology… Read More »

WHO uncovers big national variations in antibiotics consumption

GENEVA (Reuters) – Antibiotics are used far more in some countries than in others, a survey by the World Health Organization showed on Monday, suggesting that urgent action was needed to slash unnecessary consumption of the medicines. Pharmaceutical tablets and capsules are arranged on a table in a photo illustration shot September 18, 2013. REUTERS/Srdjan… Read More »