News tagged with public health care
Despite improvements to diagnostic tools and therapies in the two last decades, significant disparities in the diagnosis and treatment of depression remain, according to Rutgers research published online by the American Jo ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- Slovakia has declared a state of emergency in more than a dozen hospitals to ensure that health care is not compromised after thousands of doctors resigned from public hospitals over low pay.
Other Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
What type of childcare arrangements do parents choose before their children are 18 months old? Does the choice of childcare affect children's language skills and mental health at the age of five?
Health Sep 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The prevalence of self-reported mental health disabilities increased in the U.S. among non-elderly adults during the last decade, according to a study by Ramin Mojtabai, MD, PhD, of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The estimates of the population without health insurance in the United States remained unchanged in 2010, as compared to 2009, reflecting the counteracting effects of not only the sluggish economic recovery but also the preliminary ...
Health Sep 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A study published in the October issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, uses a famous case of international intrigue and murder to shed new li ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Patient demand for care from safety-net providers (such as community health centers and public hospitals) in Massachusetts has increased, even though the number of patients with health insurance also increased ...
Health Aug 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Obesity in the United States is reaching ever more alarming proportions, posing a severe menace to public health and exacerbating a crisis in health care costs both domestically and worldwide.
Health Jul 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 2
The microblogging service Twitter is a new means for the public to communicate health concerns and could afford health care professionals new ways to communicate with patients. With the growing ubiquity of user-generated ...
Other Jul 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Children with public insurance are 22 percent less likely to receive comprehensive primary care than those with private insurance, according to new research from the University of Michigan Medical School.
Health Jul 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Children and adolescents from states that had higher Medicaid payment levels to dentists between 2000 and 2008 were more likely to receive dental care, although children covered by Medicaid received dental care less often ...
Health Jul 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Health insurance is not protecting Arizonans from having problems paying medical bills, and having bill problems is keeping families from getting needed medical care and prescription medicines, a new study has found.
Health Jun 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
African Americans receive poorer dental care than white Americans, even when they have some dental insurance coverage. To better understand why this is so, researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health ...
Health Jun 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Sixty-six percent of publicly-insured children were unable to get a doctor's appointment for medical conditions requiring outpatient specialty care including diabetes and seizures, while children with identical symptoms and ...
Health Jun 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 12 |
Approximately 12 million people in the United States are cancer survivors. On average, their medical care costs $4,000 to $5,000 more annually than the care of people who have never had cancer, according to Penn State researchers.
Cancer Jun 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0