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Seniors in long-term care experienced a significant reduction in emergency room visits and depression when receiving palliative care services, according to a recent collaborative study by researchers at Hebrew SeniorLife's ...
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Native American military veterans will be able to access health care closer to home thanks to an agreement between the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the Indian Health Service.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—U.S emergency rooms tended to more than 11,400 cases of drug-related health complications specifically linked to the use of synthetic marijuana in 2010, a new government report reveals.
Addiction Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Managing care and competition: Efficiencies of integrated care and improved risk assessment seen in Medicare Advantage
Medicare Advantage (MA), with more than 10 million enrollees, is the largest alternative to traditional Medicare. MA's managed care approach was designed to provide coordinated, integrated care for patients and savings for ...
Health Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
now assured by the re-election of President Obama – is expected to result in up to 50 million currently uninsured Americans acquiring some type of health insurance coverage. But a study by researchers at the Mongan Institute ...
Health Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with online access to their medical records and secure e-mail communication with clinicians had increased use of clinical services, including office visits and telephone encounters, compared to patients who did not ...
Health Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Obama administration is strengthening the prescription drug coverage that will be available to the millions of people who will start getting insurance through the nation's health care overhaul.
Health Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Sudan has launched a massive vaccination campaign to immunize 2.4 million people against an outbreak of yellow fever in the restive region of Darfur, the U.N. said Monday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A think tank allied with the White House is releasing a plan for Medicare cuts—hoping to stave off even bigger health care reductions in upcoming budget talks with Congress.
Health Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 5
(AP)—A yellow fever outbreak in Sudan's Darfur region has killed 107 people in the last six weeks, the World Health Organization reported Tuesday, warning that the disease could spread all over the country.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In rural areas, pediatricians can play a key role in the development, implementation, and ongoing supervision of emergency medical services for children (EMSC), according to a policy statement ...
Health Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—China's legislature on Friday passed a long-awaited mental health law that aims to prevent people from being involuntarily held and unnecessarily treated in psychiatric facilities—abuses that have ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new report finds that Texas policies to exclude Planned Parenthood clinics from a state family planning program – the Women's Health Program (WHP) – would result in leaving tens of thousands of women unable to get care.
Health Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Even with access to health care, male military veterans are in poorer health than men in active military duty, men in the National Guard and Reserves, and civilian men, finds a new study in the American Journal ...
Health Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Despite a shared Latino heritage, there are significant differences in the overall health and the use of health-care services among Cuban-Americans, Mexican-Americans and Puerto Rican-Americans—even between men and women ...
Health Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0