News tagged with health care management
It was a controversial move when a health insurer began requiring people who were obese to literally pay the price of not doing anything about their weight – but it worked, a new study finds.
Health May 08, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
New research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia VA Medical Center indicates that the implementation of protected sleep periods for residents who are assigned to overnight ...
Health Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—From 1995-1996 to 2007-2008, the rate of weight counseling provided by primary care physicians (PCPs) decreased significantly, even for those patients with obesity and weight-related comorbidities ...
Health Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The amount of needless suffering caused by both acute and chronic pain in the United States is a major, overlooked medical problem that requires improved education at multiple levels, stretching from the implementation of ...
Health Jan 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have long surmised that management techniques successful in manufacturing and technology sectors may improve health care quality. However, there has been very little evidence about how these practices are disseminated ...
Health Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Computer and web-based weight management programmes may provide a cost effective way of addressing the growing problem of obesity, according to a team of seven researchers who undertook a Cochrane systematic review. The researchers, ...
Overweight and Obesity Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Recommendations for sports concussion and its management have been updated, according to a consensus statement published in the April issue of the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
Health Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Workers with rheumatoid arthritis have higher health care and other costs for U.S. employers than workers without the condition, a new study finds.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Up to one-third of patients undergoing surgery in Ontario have a treatable form of anemia but are not optimally treated for it.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Intensive early treatment of type 2 diabetes slows down progression of the disease by preserving the body's insulin-producing capacity, a UT Southwestern study has shown.
Diabetes Jun 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scoring methods commonly used to evaluate Newborn Intensive Care Units (NICU) are inconsistent, according to new research from the University of Michigan.
Pediatrics Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The management of pain outcomes for terminally ill cancer patients varies widely between inpatient palliative care centers and is affected by organizational factors such as human resources adequacy, ...
Cancer Nov 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
"Treatment of mental disorders within the health care system needs to be accompanied by a community-based approach that focuses on psychosocial problems," say the authors of a case study from Afghanistan published in this ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a team-based care approach, a diverse group of clinicians shares responsibility for a panel of patients and consults with each other regularly. This model of delivering primary care can improve patient ...
Health Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The risk of curvature progression in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) can be based on initial angle of curvature, age, menarcheal status, and height, according to a study ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0