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Older women exploited by IVF clinics, says fertility watchdog

Older women are being exploited by IVF clinics “trading on hope”, the fertility watchdog has warned. Sally Cheshire, chairwoman of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA), told the Daily Telegraph some private clinics were using “selective success rates” to target older women. IVF is less likely to be successful as a woman gets older.… Read More »

Academic medical centers face headwinds in shift to value-based care, Moody’s says

Dive Brief: As the healthcare market continues its shift to value-based payment models, certain characteristics of academic medical centers that differentiate them from other types of providers and contribute to credit quality will also hinder their ability to change, a new Moody’s Investor Service report warns. The value-added expense of affiliation with a medical school… Read More »

Black premature babies face racial disparities in healthcare, study says

Adobe Stock Images Black preemies face higher chances that they will receive poor prenatal care than white, Asian-American and Hispanic babies, and this is partially due to the quality of their parents’ healthcare as well as segregation, according to a JAMA Pediatrics study released last week. The study looked at black newborn babies born prematurely… Read More »