An interview with Liz Ashall-Payne, cofounder and chief executive of app evaluator and advisor organisation ORCHA. Published by mobihealthnews, By Leontina Postelnicu. There are plenty of health apps out there, but recent studies continue to indicate that only a small number are backed by evidence. In March, an analysis published in the Nature Digital Medicine journal found that only two out of …

by Matt Grek

First published in STAT News: https://www.statnews.com/2019/04/30/national-conversation-health-not-health-care/?utm_campaign=rss Last year, Americans borrowed approximately $88 billion to pay for health care. One in four of us skipped medical appointments because of concern about costs. Such statistics reflect a trend that has been going on for decades. In 1970, the U.S. spent $74.6 billion on health. By 2000, this figure had risen to …

by Matt Grek