Pharmacies are paid a set amount to dispense most medicines, so the more they dispense, the greater their income. But there's a better way to pay pharmacists and improve health care at the same time.
There's a very simple way to give Medicare to all: delete six words from the legislation that created the program in 1965.
If Australia follows international trends and allows supermarkets to open pharmacies, what are the effects on neighbouring pharmacies? And when does running a business mean health care suffers?
The Democratic candidates hoping to replace Trump in 2020 debated a host of critical issues but never brought up the equally important challenge of Americans' food security.
A triple-bottom-line approach can be used to evaluate health-care interventions, such as treatment for schizophrenia.
Health-care providers are increasingly relying on large data sets to deliver services. However, Small Data approaches provide nuance and context, and in some instances can be more beneficial.
Expanding the services offered by pharmacies can have positive effects on health outcomes — and profits.
The microbiome is one of the largest organs in the body. Understanding its constituents and their functions will lead to breakthroughs in health care and well-being practices.
President Trump has been backing transparency in hospital pricing so that consumers can compare prices. But will that help when the real deals are done in secret?
By working together with culturally and linguistically diverse groups, health services can position themselves to deliver culturally responsive care to our multicultural population.
When care is equity-oriented, patients report fewer depression and trauma symptoms, less chronic pain and improved quality of life.
A new study reveals that older adults -- even those chronically ill -- feel at least 20 years younger than their chronological age. What are the implications for those who run seniors centres?
From tackling the opioid crisis to preventing pandemic flu, a strong public health infrastructure is essential. Proposed cuts in Ontario will be disastrous.
One year ago, Ellen Maud Bennett asked women of size to make her death from cancer matter -- by advocating for their own health.
How willing are people to accept medical care from a robot or an automated system? It depends on the procedure – and the price.
In an era of rapid technological advance, devastating climate change, increasing inequality and a steadily aging society, health-care leadership development is vital.
Every year, thousands of medical devices and drugs are recalled in the US. But the decision to recall a flawed product is often left up to the manufacturer.
Expensive hospitals are what Australians want, but prevention and local solutions are what Australians need.
With advancements in technology, libraries are offering much more than something to read. A library researcher offers a sampling of some unexpected items that library patrons can check out these days.
Electronic medical records were supposed to improve health care. Are they doing that? Two doctors describe the problems.