Tag Archives: Report

Healthcare spending appears to accelerate in Q1: report

Dive Brief: Spending on healthcare accelerated during the first quarter of 2019, according to a recent report from consulting firm Altarum. National healthcare spending in March 2019 ($ 3.76 trillion) was 4.6% higher than the previous year and spending on prescription drugs grew the fastest, according to the report. Healthcare hiring seemed to return to a… Read More »

A final HealthNewsReview.org report card from 3,200+ systematic reviews of health care news stories & PR releases

In 2005, as I began building HealthNewsReview.org, I got permission from Dr. David Henry of the Media Doctor Australia project to adopt their news story review criteria. In the ensuing 13 years, no one has ever placed in front of me a solid, specific suggestion for a better set of criteria for reviewing stories about… Read More »