Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fungal infections cost U.S. $6.7B in a year

New research from the University of Georgia found that fungal infections account for $6.7 billion in health care spending in 2018. And that's just the cases that were directly responsible for inpatient hospital stays.

Medical economics

Health care disproportionately spent on white Americans

(HealthDay)—Differences in health care utilization across racial and ethnic groups explain the majority of inequities in U.S. health care spending, according to a study published in the Aug. 17 issue of the Journal of the ...

Health

Is your living room the future of hospital care?

Hospital-level care at home—some of it provided over the internet—is poised to grow after more than a decade as a niche offering, boosted both by hospitals eager to ease overcrowding during the pandemic, and growing interest ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prevalence of multiple chronic conditions up among veterans

The prevalence of multiple chronic conditions (MCC) is higher for male and female veterans versus nonveterans, according to a study published online Feb. 23 in the National Health Statistics Reports, a publication from the ...

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