Medical economics

Machine learning model predicts physician turnover

Physician turnover is disruptive to patients and costly to health care facilities and physicians alike. In a new study, Yale researchers have used machine learning to reveal the factors—including the length of a physician's ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How will life change once the COVID-19 emergency ends?

The declaration of a COVID-19 public health emergency three years ago changed the lives of millions of Americans by offering increased health care coverage, beefed-up food assistance and universal access to coronavirus vaccines ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Xi urges steps to 'protect' lives as China battles Covid wave

Chinese President Xi Jinping urged officials on Monday to take steps to protect lives in his first public remarks on COVID-19 since Beijing dramatically loosened hardline containment measures this month.

Medical economics

Elderly and poor most likely to miss appointments: Study

A new study has found that people over the age of 85 and those of lower socioeconomic status are the most likely to miss NHS appointments, with common reasons including transport issues, forgetfulness and family commitments.

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