Tag Archives: model

‘My body is betraying me’: Model Martha Hunt opens up about chronic pain

‘It feels like my body is betraying me’: Model Martha Hunt opens up about her chronic pain and the creative outlets that help her cope with the ‘invisible disease’  Martha Hunt, 30, was diagnosed with scoliosis, or a curvature of the spine, at age 14  Within a year, she started experiencing chronic pain in her… Read More »

Safety net hospitals fall behind in Medicare joint replacement model

Dive Brief: Safety net hospitals participating in Medicare’s Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) bundled payment model were less likely to receive rewards than other facilities in the program, according to a study published Monday in JAMA. Researchers determined the safety net hospitals were also more likely to be penalized in the program’s second year… Read More »

Commentary: Novartis CEO: Gene therapy offers hope of cures in a treatment, but US needs new pricing, payment model

We live in an incredible era of progress in human health. Advances in cell and gene therapies are beginning to yield powerful new treatments for some of the most devastating illnesses. With many of these new therapies we are no longer combating diseases over time, but potentially curing them in a single treatment. This is… Read More »