Tag Archives: common

Food allergies are all too common in Australia, but there are ways to help avoid them – ABC News

Australia has one of highest rates of allergies in the world, and according to research from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, the highest published rates of food allergy in children. It is estimated, based upon this research, that approximately 1 in 10 infants experience a food allergy. We also know that there has been between… Read More »

Bundled payment programs in healthcare becoming more common despite lack of comprehensive IT solution

Recent rule changes from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has once again brought bundled payments into the national spotlight. Addressing uncertainty among payers and providers on the future of bundled payments, the latest report from Chilmark Research analyzes the market trends shaping the space with an eye toward helping healthcare organizations adapt to… Read More »

Researchers able to determine the effects of genes and environment in 560 common conditions

When it comes to disease and health, which is more powerful — ZIP code or genetic code? The degree to which nature and nurture affect disease and health remains one of the eternal — and still unanswerable — questions in medicine. Now a team of investigators from Harvard Medical School (HMS) and the University of… Read More »