(MSL Group - New York) Four advocate health care hospitals followed more than 1,200 adults at-risk of malnutrition during their stay. Study confirms the need for hospitals to use a validated nutrition screening tool at admission, initiate early treatment for patients at-risk of malnutrition and provide nutrition education at discharge.
Leaders and politicians need to think outside their comfort zones.
Detroit businessman and philanthropist Mort Harris has given Henry Ford Health System the largest individual gift in its 100-year history to facilitate cancer clinical care and research in Detroit in honor of his late wife Brigitte Harris.
When it comes to health care, Speaker Paul Ryan is writing checks his party can't cash.
In an important paper in the latest AER, Das, Holla, Mohpal and the excellent Karthik Muralidharan compare private and public health care in India. (I once asked, “Is any economist doing more important work with greater potential for...Show More Summary
Now that women can serve in combat roles in the US military, the number of female veterans is expected to climb in the coming years—and most of them will turn to the Department of Veterans Affairs for health care. A new report by the...Show More Summary
Doctors, staff and patients criticise Care Quality Commission and call for radical change in health service regulation NHS whistleblowers face being “fired, gagged and blacklisted” while disclosures go uninvestigated owing to the healthcare regulator’s lack of powers and resources, a group of doctors, staff and patients has warned. Show More Summary
But THIS person IS "qualified"?
Republican congressional leaders plan to move quickly in January to repeal the bulk of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without enacting a replacement plan to prevent the millions of people who have gained coverage through the ACA from becoming uninsured. Show More Summary
Dementia patients who get prescriptions from multiple health systems may face a higher risk of drug mix-ups or unsafe interactions than people with cognitive problems who get all their medications from one place, a study of U.S. veterans suggests.
(Harvard Medical School) Patients who choose primary care doctors with low office visit prices can rack up considerable savings on overall health care costs, according to new research from Harvard Medical School.
The sector is not insulated from consumer demands.
Why are our tax dollars going to religious organizations that deny teens access to critical reproductive health care? When she was 17 years old, Rosa fled her home country and came to the U.S. seeking a better life. As she made her way across the border, she was raped. Show More Summary
Veterans don’t want to see their health care privatized. Trump is leaning on a once-obscure group backed by conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch as he seeks to make good on a campaign promise to overhaul veterans’ care programs he has denounced as a tragic failure. Concerned Veterans for America (CVA), founded just four years [...]
A federal appeals court has agreed to delay consideration of a lawsuit from Republican lawmakers over the Obama health care law. President-elect Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress plan to … Click to Continue »
Under Barack Obama, leftists relentlessly pursued national laws to address every possible issue, from health care to gun control. But all of a sudden, pieces in left-leaning publications indicate that some leftists, faced with a federal government controlled by Republicans, are starting to muse about the merits of states’ rights. Show More Summary
Fonda: My son has had a 504 migraine health care plan that has never been completely followed by the school. The doctor got involved now they allow him to attend Continue Reading ?
Keeping messages brief and simple is more effective when trying to encourage patients to complete a health care program, according to new research. In a study that analyzes six years of data, a team of researchers found small “nudges” in the right direction were a simple, inexpensive, and effective way to increase completion of health […]
The 2016 election creates unparalleled uncertainty for the U.S. health care economy. Digital health companies and investors are undeterred. Many push forward by focusing on long-standing patient needs and efficiency challenges.
(International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer) Global lung cancer researchers and patient advocates today emphasized that new models of delivering care and communicating about cancer care play an important role in the fight against lung cancer. Their remarks come on the first day of the IASLC 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer in Vienna, Austria.