Medical economics

Spending on primary care continues to lag in the U.S.

(HealthDay)—Spending on inpatient services, specialty care, and prescriptions together accounted for about two-thirds of the increase in total U.S. health care spending from 2002 to 2016, according to a research letter ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Primary care key to protecting Australians from COVID-19

Australia's GP clinics, pharmacies and other primary care services are key to protecting our most vulnerable people against COVID-19, according to new research led by experts at the Australian National University (ANU).

Health

Number of trauma injuries falls amidst coronavirus slowdown

After social distancing became more prevalent due to the coronavirus, emergency departments in the Miami Valley saw a decrease in trauma injuries. Surgeons at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine have ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

In California, early coronavirus action 'makes a difference'

Swift and strict containment measures in California appear to have succeeded in reducing hospital overcrowding and mass deaths from coronavirus, according to health experts in the country's most populous state.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Child aged five among new UK virus victims

Britain on Saturday reported a record 708 daily deaths from COVID-19, including a five-year-old child, who is thought to be the country's youngest victim.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lives behind grim coronavirus numbers

As the coronavirus death toll spirals in country after country, the sheer scale of the pandemic sweeping the globe can sometimes obscure the individual tragedies.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain virus toll passes 4,000 but death rate slows

Spain's coronavirus toll surged above 4,000 Thursday but the increase in both fatalities and infections slowed, raising hopes that a drastic lockdown was starting to curb the epidemic's spread.

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