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Six-month-old boy has just months to live after the NHS refuse to pay for a 'miracle drug' 

Boy, six months, whose rare genetic condition leaves him unable to breathe has just MONTHS to live because the NHS can’t agree a price for a ‘miracle drug’ that costs £450,000 Haris Khan has type 1 Spinal Muscular Atrophy, which makes his muscles weak   Wears an oxygen mask and has not left intensive care since… Read More »

Chronic pain relief: Mindfulness may be just as good as CBT

New research appearing in the BMJ journal Evidence-Based Mental Health suggests that mindfulness could be a promising alternative to cognitive behavioral therapy for relieving some of the psychological and physical symptoms of chronic pain. Mindfulness may be a useful alternative to CBT for easing chronic pain, new research shows. According to the most recent survey… Read More »

Just 13% of hospital CFOs ready for new payment models

Dive Brief: Confidence among the country’s hospital CFOs is low, with just 13% saying their organization is “very prepared” to handle new healthcare payment and delivery models with current financial planning tools, according to Kaufman Hall’s 2019 CFO Outlook: Healthcare report. That’s down from 15% in 2018.  Less than a quarter of CFOs (23%) are “very confident” their… Read More »