Tag Archives: Care

Integrate, bolster finances to break down silos in care, think tank suggests

Dive Brief: A 48-page report from the Bipartisan Policy Center highlights how payer, workforce and administrative barriers create silos between mental and medical health and offers potential solutions. The group offered suggestions for improving three areas with barriers: insurance coverage and payments, workforce and administrative problems. Among ideas to spur change: integration of financing, increased federal… Read More »

5 quick PR tricks to cover up a lack of real health care news

As all researchers know, science is a grinding parade of failure and dead ends. But as we’ve often written, news release writers sometimes seem hell-bent on making the public believe otherwise. Like expert makeup artists, they can add sparkle to lackluster findings, mask blemishes in study designs, and smooth over unimpressive data. One thing I… Read More »