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Recent Coverage of HMS in the News
October 20, 2015

The idea of using a patient's biological information to improve and tailor treatment has gone from niche to mainstream. But as the practice gains popularity, experts point out a number of issues that the medical community has yet to tackle. Barrett Rollins (Dana-Farber) is quoted.   

October 19, 2015

As hospitals have acquired more doctor practices, prices for outpatient medical services have gone up, according to a new study that will fuel debate over the impact of the merger boom sweeping through health care. J. Michael McWilliams (HMS) is author of the study. 

October 19, 2015

Outpatient care may cost more when hospitals own the medical practices or employ the physicians, a U.S. study suggests. Hannah Neprash, a health policy researcher at Harvard University is lead author and J. Michael McWilliams (HMS) is senior author of the study.  

October 19, 2015

Frequent face time trumps phone calls or e-mail in helping to ward off depression in older adults, researchers found. Nancy Donovan (Brigham and Women's) is quoted. 

October 16, 2015

Boston Children’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have made the top 10 on a new scoreboard for U.S. medical centers with the best patient care. 

October 16, 2015

If the existence of the placebo effect is a mystery, new research on pain medication poses an even greater riddle. Not only is the placebo effect real, it seems to be growing exclusively in the United States. Ted Kaptchuk (Beth Israel Deaconess) is quoted. 

October 15, 2015

Niteesh Choudhry (Brigham and Women's) is quoted in this article about medication nonadherence.   



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