According to the Boston Globe, chronic care is responsible for 86 percent of the $2.7 trillion spending in health care. In an effort to slow that rising cost, health systems are considering discharging patients with health wearables.
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Ross Summer, MD, a pulmonologist at the Jane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute — Jefferson Health and National Jewish Health, discusses the progress in the battle against Pulmonary Fibrosis.
The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Tom Avril recently reported on coronary brachytherapy, a technique to treat restenosis in the heart, that had once fallen out of favor.
Dr. Rosalind Kaplan, a Jefferson Women’s Primary Care physician, shares the toll emotional distress can have on one’s health and well-being.