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Northwell Health, NYC Health + Hospitals open new $47.7 million joint lab to help hospitals focus on emergency testing, cut costs

Michael Dowling with the Northwell Health Labs team at the opening of a $ 47.7 million shared, centralized laboratory in Little Neck, Queens. Credit Northwell Health. A joint project between the largest private employer in New York State, Northwell Health, and NYC Health + Hospitals, the largest public health system in the country, came to… Read More »

Challenges in Weighing Costs, Therapeutic Benefits of Expensive Pharmaceuticals

December 26, 2018 This article originally appeared here. Share this content: Physicians have a moral obligation to protect their patients from both physical and financial harms associated with pharmaceutical therapies. Physicians have a moral obligation to protect their patients, not only from physical harms but also the financial harms that come with costly drugs that… Read More »

The Burning Question: Who Will Foot the Bill for America’s Increasing Burn-Care Costs?

By CELIA BELT  Each year in the United States, half a million Americans will be treated for burns so severe as to require hospitalization. The “survivors”—including more than three hundred children each day and a drastically increasing number of U.S. military members since the turn of the millennium—can be expected to undergo arduous, agonizing surgeries and… Read More »