Pew’s Health Initiatives
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The Pew Charitable Trusts is working to protect the health of all Americans through a variety of projects, conducting fact-based research and seeking nonpartisan policy solutions. From stemming the rising tide of opioid overdose deaths to reducing risks from foodborne pathogens, Pew endeavors to improve the public’s health and well-being.
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A recent New York Times blog post makes a great point about the debate over whether and how political candidates should release their “full medical records”: The idea that anybody could share medical records detailing their entire health history is misleading. There’s no such thing. Read More
On Aug. 29, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized a rule that will help combat the growing threat of antibiotic resistance and protect the health of an estimated 1.7 million patients in the United States who live in long-term care (LTC) facilities. Read More
Pharmacists often make drugs for patients whose clinical needs cannot be met by a commercially available product, a practice known as compounding. But should pharmacists compound drugs to reduce costs for patients and the health care system? Read More