U.Va. cancer patients cared for under the new protocol were able to reduce their hospital stays by up to a week, with improved mortality rates.
health care costs
According to a new University of Virginia study, half of the 50 states could end their primary care physician shortages, and save billions annually in health care costs, by a simple policy change: equalizing the licensure requirements for foreign-educated physicians and U.S.-educated physicians.
U.Va.’s Miller Center is convening a blue-ribbon commission that will seek to develop practical state policies to contain health care costs.