Global Austerity Alert: Looming Budget Cuts in 2021-25 and Alternatives
Map of countries with projected austerity cuts in 2021-2022, in terms of GDP, based on IMF fiscal projections. Credit: I. Ortiz and M. Cummins, 2021By Isabel Ortiz and Matthew CumminsNEW YORK and NAIROBI, Apr 15 2021 (IPS) Last week Ministers of Finance met virtually at the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank to discuss policies to tackle the pandemic and socio-economic recovery. But a global study just published by the Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University, international trade unions and civil society organizations, sounds an alert of an emerging austerity shock: Mo...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Isabel Ortiz and Matthew Cummins Tags: Aid Civil Society Development & Aid Economy & Trade Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Why We Should Be Spending More on Space Travel
Let’s stipulate one thing: there’s absolutely no reason for us to go to space. It does nothing to feed us, to clothe us, to protect us, to heal us. It’s dangerous and hideously expensive too, a budget-busting luxury that policy makers and administrators have spent decades trying to defend—always unsuccessfully because the fact is, there’s no practical defense for it. So stand down the rockets, take down the space centers, pocket the money and let’s move on. Still want the adventure of going to space? That’s what they make movies for. Now that we’ve established that, let&rsquo...
Source: TIME: Science - April 12, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Malawi: HRDC Gives Chakwera 21 Days to Release K6.2bn 'Covidgate' Report or Face Demos
[Nyasa Times] Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) has given President Lazarus Chakwera 21-day ultimatum to release an audit report on the expenditure of K6.2 billion Covid-19 funds. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

National Patterns of R & D Resources : 2018 – 19 Data Update
This report provides current data on the levels of and key trends in the performance and funding of research and development in the United States, with comparisons to the historical record ( back to 1953 ) . Detailed statistical tables present data on U.S. R&D expenditures by performing sector, source of funds, type of R&D, and state. Data are drawn from five surveys from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - April 9, 2021 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Acquisition of medicaid at the time of injury: an opportunity for sustainable insurance coverage - Jaramillo JD, Arnow K, Trickey AW, Dickerson K, Wagner TH, Harris AHS, Tran LD, Bereknyei S, Morris AM, Spain DA, Knowlton LM.
INTRODUCTION: Uninsured trauma patients are at higher risk of mortality, limited access to postdischarge resources and catastrophic health expenditure. Hospital Presumptive Eligibility (HPE), enacted with the 2014 Affordable Care Act, enables uninsured pat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

How Florida's minimum wage increase will affect the home health care system
Home health is a substantial industry with U.S. expenditures of $97 billion. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 29, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How Florida's minimum wage increase will affect the home health care system
Home health is a substantial industry with U.S. expenditures of $97 billion. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 29, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Factors that may predict next pandemic
(University of Sydney) New modelling identifies country-specific human and human-influenced environmental factors associated with disease outbreaks. A country's land area, human population density, and area of forest are associated with zoonotic diseases, like COVID-19. Human development index, average annual temperature, and health expenditure predict other kinds of disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 29, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Non-fatal firearm injuries: utilization and expenditures for children pre- and post-injury - Pulcini CD, Goyal MK, Hall M, De Souza HG, Chaudhary S, Alpern ER, Fein J, Fleegler E.
OBJECTIVE: Firearm injuries are one of the leading preventable causes of morbidity and mortality among children. Limited information exists about the impact of non-fatal firearm injuries on utilization and expenditures. Our objective was to compare healthc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Saudi Aramco profit slumps 44% after Covid-battered year, but maintains dividend
Saudi Aramco also said it expects to cut capital expenditure in the year ahead, and lowered its guidance for spending. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Highly specialised services 2019
This report provides key information about highly specialised services in 2019. It comprises: a description of each service; a list of the expert centres that deliver the service; NHS England's total expenditure for each service; a measure of the activity that each service undertakes; clinical outcomes from the service; and information about geographical equity of access to the service. In a small number of cases, some additional information is provided about the service in relation to service innovation, improvement and listening to and acting on patient feedback. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Namibia: Shiimi Pins Hopes On Vaccines... Budget Seeks Path Out of Pandemic
[New Era] Faced with the daunting task of ushering Namibia out of a prevailing recession coupled with significantly reduced revenue as a result of subdued economic activity brought about by a global pandemic, finance minister Iipumbu Shiimi yesterday tabled the 2021/22 national budget with a total proposed expenditure outlay of N$67.9 billion. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Injured and broke: the impacts of the Ghana National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) on service delivery and catastrophic health expenditure among seriously injured children - Stewart BT, Gyedu A, Goodman SK, Boakye G, Scott JW, Donkor P, Mock C.
INTRODUCTION: Ghana implemented a National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in 2003 as a step toward universal health coverage. We aimed to determine the effect of the NHIS on timeliness of care, mortality, and catastrophic health expenditure (CHE) among chi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Yarning up about out-of-pocket healthcare expenditure in burns with Aboriginal families - Ryder C, Mackean T, Hunter K, Coombes J, Holland AJA, Ivers R.
This study sought to understand the impact of out-of-pocket healthcare expenditure (OOPHE) on Aboriginal families of children with acute burns injury. METHODS: Families participating in a larger Australia-wide study on burns injuries in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

South Africa: Measures in Place to Prevent Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution Corruption
[SAnews.gov.za] Deputy President David Mabuza says the Inter-Ministerial Committee on COVID-19 Vaccines has put measures in place to prevent corruption and wasteful expenditure in the procurement and distribution of vaccines. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: 11.2 Percent of People Living With HIV Incur Huge Treatment Cost - Report
[Leadership] The Nigeria maiden Community-Led Monitoring (CLM) report by the Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (NEPWHAN) has revealed that 11.2 percent (212,800) of people living with HIV (PLHIV) in the county still incur huge out-of-pocket expenditure for treatment. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - March 12, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Delhi Budget promises free coronavirus vaccine for all its citizens at government hospitals
The Delhi government clarified that vaccines would not be free in private hospitals but any person getting a jab - even from a neighbouring state - will get it free in a government hospital. UP has also provided Rs 50 crore in its budget for Covid-related expenditure. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - March 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Development of an information system for cycling navigation - Matos FL, Fernandes JM, Sampaio C, Macedo J, Coelho MC, Bandeira J.
This study develops an information system for cycling navigation based on seven different bikeability indicators: travel time, energy expenditure, effort distribution, infrastructure performance, safety, comfort and emission hotspots. Therefore, field data... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Nabriva Therapeutics plans to raise $25.4M through stock sale
A Montgomery County biopharmaceutical company developing antibiotics to treat serious infections expects to raise $25.4 million in a direct stock offering this week. Nabriva Therapeutics, which has its U.S. headquarters in King of Prussia and is domiciled in Dublin, intends to use the proceeds for general corporate purposes including research and development costs, manufacturing and commercialization expenses, working capital and capital expenditures. Last summer, the company received European… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Sustainable Energy Key to COVID-19 Recovery in Asia and the Pacific
By Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaBANGKOK, Thailand, Feb 22 2021 (IPS) The past year is one that few of us will forget. While the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have played out unevenly across Asia and the Pacific, the region has been spared many of the worst effects seen in other parts of the world. The pandemic has reminded us that a reliable and uninterrupted energy supply is critical to managing this crisis. Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaBeyond ensuring that hospitals and healthcare facilities continue to function, energy supports the systems and coping mechanisms we rely on to work remotely, undertake distance learning and ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana Tags: Asia-Pacific Economy & Trade Education Energy Green Economy Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Labour Poverty & SDGs Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Regeneron capital expenditures surpass $600 million in race to add factory, lab space
In an annual report filed this week, Regeneron forecasted capital spending of $600 million to $680 million in 2021. That money primarily will stay in New York as the company continues to buy equipment and construct an East Greenbush packaging plant known in the industry as a finish-and-fill facility. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 16, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Robin K. Cooper Source Type: news

AIBS Endorses Plan to Double Federal Science Spending
AIBS has endorsed an action plan developed by the Science and Technology Action Committee calling for doubling the federal expenditure for research and development and STEM education relative to GDP over the next five years.    Related StoriesAIBS Signs Petition in Support of Field StationsScience Groups Endorse Legislation to Track COVID-19 VariantsScience Community Urges Biden to Rescind Proposed Rule on Fetal Tissue Research  (Source: AIBS Classifieds)
Source: AIBS Classifieds - February 16, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

AIBS Endorses Plan to Double Federal Science Spending
AIBS has endorsed an action plan developed by the Science and Technology Action Committee calling for doubling the federal expenditure for research and development and STEM education relative to GDP over the next five years.    Related StoriesAIBS Signs Petition in Support of Field StationsScience Groups Endorse Legislation to Track COVID-19 VariantsScience Community Urges Biden to Rescind Proposed Rule on Fetal Tissue Research  (Source: Education Reports)
Source: Education Reports - February 16, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

AIBS Endorses Plan to Double Federal Science Spending
AIBS has endorsed an action plan developed by the Science and Technology Action Committee calling for doubling the federal expenditure for research and development and STEM education relative to GDP over the next five years.    Related StoriesAIBS Signs Petition in Support of Field StationsScience Groups Endorse Legislation to Track COVID-19 VariantsScience Community Urges Biden to Rescind Proposed Rule on Fetal Tissue Research  (Source: BioScience Press Releases)
Source: BioScience Press Releases - February 16, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

AIBS Endorses Plan to Double Federal Science Spending
AIBS has endorsed an action plan developed by the Science and Technology Action Committee calling for doubling the federal expenditure for research and development and STEM education relative to GDP over the next five years.    Related StoriesAIBS Signs Petition in Support of Field StationsScience Groups Endorse Legislation to Track COVID-19 VariantsScience Community Urges Biden to Rescind Proposed Rule on Fetal Tissue Research  (Source: AIBS News)
Source: AIBS News - February 16, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

AIBS Endorses Plan to Double Federal Science Spending
AIBS has endorsed an action plan developed by the Science and Technology Action Committee calling for doubling the federal expenditure for research and development and STEM education relative to GDP over the next five years.    Related StoriesAIBS Signs Petition in Support of Field StationsScience Groups Endorse Legislation to Track COVID-19 VariantsScience Community Urges Biden to Rescind Proposed Rule on Fetal Tissue Research  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - February 16, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

AIBS Endorses Plan to Double Federal Science Spending
AIBS has endorsed an action plan developed by the Science and Technology Action Committee calling for doubling the federal expenditure for research and development and STEM education relative to GDP over the next five years.    Related StoriesAIBS Signs Petition in Support of Field StationsScience Groups Endorse Legislation to Track COVID-19 VariantsScience Community Urges Biden to Rescind Proposed Rule on Fetal Tissue Research  (Source: Washington Watch)
Source: Washington Watch - February 16, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

AIBS Endorses Plan to Double Federal Science Spending
AIBS has endorsed an action plan developed by the Science and Technology Action Committee calling for doubling the federal expenditure for research and development and STEM education relative to GDP over the next five years.    Related StoriesAIBS Signs Petition in Support of Field StationsScience Groups Endorse Legislation to Track COVID-19 VariantsScience Community Urges Biden to Rescind Proposed Rule on Fetal Tissue Research  (Source: AIBS BioScience Editorials)
Source: AIBS BioScience Editorials - February 16, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

The political cycle of road traffic accidents - Bertoli P, Grembi V.
Road traffic accidents mean lost productivity and medical expenditures. We explain trends in traffic accidents as a function of the political cycle using municipal data from Italy. We show that during municipal election years, the accident rate increases b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Burden of injuries and its associated hospitalization expenditure in India - Yadav J, Menon G, Agarwal A, John D.
Injuries are a major public health concern, affect the most productive age group i.e. (15-60 years) and increases disability adjusted life years (DALYs) and results in a huge financial burden on the household. Disease burden is represented by DALYs and eco... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Canada: Health System Review.
Authors: Marchildon GP, Allin S, Merkur S Abstract This analysis of the Canadian health system reviews recent developments in organization and governance, health financing, health care provision, health reforms and health system performance. Life expectancy is high, but it plateaued between 2016 and 2017 due to the opioid crisis. Socioeconomic inequalities in health are significant, and the large and persistent gaps in health outcomes between Indigenous peoples and the rest of Canadians represent a major challenge facing the health system, and society more generally. Canada is a federation: the provinces and territ...
Source: Health systems in transition - February 3, 2021 Category: Health Management Tags: Health Syst Transit Source Type: news

United States: Health System Review.
Authors: Rice T, Rosenau P, Unruh LY, Barnes AJ Abstract This analysis of the US health system reviews the developments in organization and governance, health financing, healthcare provision, health reforms and health system performance. The US health system has both considerable strengths and notable weaknesses. It has a large and well-trained health workforce and a wide range of high-quality medical specialists, as well as secondary and tertiary institutions, a robust health sector research programme and, for selected services, among the best medical outcomes in the world. But it also suffers from incomplete cove...
Source: Health systems in transition - February 3, 2021 Category: Health Management Tags: Health Syst Transit Source Type: news

Opioid analgesic expenditure decreases after cannabis legalised
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - February 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Economic Survey: Healthcare needs a shot of funds
It observed that India has one of the highest levels of OOPE in the world, contributing directly to the high incidence of catastrophic expenditures and poverty. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - January 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Universities Report 5.7 % Growth in R & D Spending in FY 2019, Reaching $ 84 Billion
Total R&D expenditures at U.S. academic institutions reached $ 83.7 billion in FY 2019, an increase of almost $ 4.5 billion ( 5.7 % ) from FY 2018, according to the Higher Education Research and Development Survey by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. Federally funded R&D at universities increased 6.3 % to $ 44.5 billion in FY 2019, the largest percentage increase since FYs 2010 – 11. The share of higher education R&D supported by the federal government remained about 53 % . (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - January 29, 2021 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Higher Education Research and Development : Fiscal Year 2019
This publication releases detailed tables for the FY 2019 Higher Education Research and Development ( HERD ) Survey, from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics ( NCSES ) within the National Science Foundation. The tables present data on R&D expenditures at higher education institutions across all academic disciplines and include R&D expenditures by institution, R&D field, geographic area, source of funds, type of R&D ( basic research, applied research, and experimental development ) , cost categories ( salaries, software, equipment, and indirect costs ) , and trends over time. (Source: ...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - January 29, 2021 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Sidney Powell launches Super PAC aimed at protecting free speech, fair elections
(Natural News) Attorney Sidney Powell has launched a Political Action Committee (PAC) that will be devoted to protecting people’s constitutional rights, such as freedom of speech and the right to free and fair elections. Over the weekend, she announced that she was launching the Restore the Republic Super PAC. It is an independent expenditure-only committee... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The burden of the current curative expenditure of injury in Dalian, China-a study based on the "system of health accounts 2011" - Sun S, Yang L, Hu X, Zhu Y, Liu B, Yang Y, Wang X.
This study was aimed to asses... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

New data show retail medicine prices fell in 2019
In 2019, retail prescription medicine prices declined by 0.4%, on average, according to National Health Expenditures (NHE)data from the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services (CMS) published recently inHealth Affairs. While retail prescription medicine spending grew 5.7% that same year,this increase was due to more patients getting the medicines they need, not higher prices. (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - January 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katie Koziara Tags: Let's Talk About Cost Source Type: news

Alcohol and tobacco consumption: what is the role of economic security? - Bentley R, Baker E, Martino E, Li Y, Mason K.
AIMS: To understand better the longstanding inequalities concerning alcohol and tobacco use, we aimed to quantify the effect of household economic security on alcohol and tobacco consumption and expenditure. DESIGN: Longitudinal analysis using da... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Energy expenditure and muscular recruitment patterns of riding a novel electrically powered skateboard - Robinson AJ, Carter RP, Browne JD, Hu J, Arnold MT, Baum JT, Neufeld EV, Dolezal BA.
Analysis of metabolic gas exchange and muscular output measures have enabled researchers to index activity intensity and energy expenditure for a myriad of exercises. However, there is no current research that investigates the physiological demands of ri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

India's healthcare sector is in ICU, time for the FM to write it a big fat cheque
At 4%, India ’s total healthcare expenditure as a % of GDP is amongst the lowest globally and even less than few of our South Asian neighbors. This includes the government's expenditure on public healthcare which constitutes less than 1% of GDP or nearly 25% of India’s total spending. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - January 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How effective are drainage systems in mitigating flood losses? - Sohn W, Brody SD, Kim JH, Li MH.
The impacts of flooding can be devastating. Huge financial burden often follows major storm events to recover from structural damage. Well-designed drainage systems allow for effective discharge of stormwater, reducing property losses and expenditures on r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Objective environmental exposures correlate differently with recreational and transportation walking: a cross-sectional national study in the Netherlands - Wang Z, Ettema D, Helbich M.
Background Walking is a good and simple way to increase people's energy expenditure, but there is limited evidence whether the neighborhood environment correlates differently with recreational and transportation walking. AimTo investigate how recreation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Uganda: Covid-19 - Govt Spending Drops By Shs2.3 Trillion
[Monitor] The government expenditure in the first four months of the Financial Year 2020/21 has dropped from Shs5.8 trillion to about Shs3.5 trillion on account of dwindling revenue collections. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Contemporary feminist imaginings of the refuge-space: implications for Black and 'minority ethnic', migrant survivors in the UK - Bridge M.
Since 2010, cuts to social expenditure as part of the UK government's programme of austerity, along with a localism agenda, have resulted in the closure of many refuges for those fleeing domestic abuse, particularly those dedicated to serving Black and 'mi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The World in 2021
By Isabel OrtizNEW YORK, Dec 22 2020 (IPS) The year 2020 is ending with the world caught up in an unprecedented human and economic crisis. The pandemic has contaminated 75 million people and killed 1.7 million. With the lockdowns, the global economy has suffered the worst recession in 75 years, causing the loss of income for millions of people. In such a bleak environment, what will the new year bring? Whilst uncertainty is the only certainty, eight points are likely to be key in the year ahead: Isabel Ortiz1. A gradual but uneven recovery With the deployment of vaccines and public support, high-income countries will be o...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Isabel Ortiz Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Business Research and Development : 2018
The detailed statistical tables in this report present data on domestic and global research and development expenditures and the R&D workforce of for-profit, nonfarm businesses with 10 or more paid employees operating in the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. These data were collected by the Business Research and Development Survey ( BRDS ) and its predecessor, the Business R&D and Innovation Survey ( BRDIS ) , conducted annually by the Census Bureau for the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. These data are used by government agencies, corporatio...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - December 16, 2020 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Measured vs predicted energy expenditure in mechanically ventilated adults with acute, traumatic spinal cord injuries - Pelekhaty SL, Ramirez CL, Massetti JM, Gaetani D, Riggin K, Schwartzbauer G, Stein DM.
BACKGROUND: Research regarding the impact of acute spinal cord injury (aSCI) on energy expenditure is limited. Patients with aSCI are prone to complications of both over- and under-feeding, making appropriate nutrition support pivotal to patient care. The ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

CMS Office of the Actuary Releases 2019 National Health Expenditures
The Office of the Actuary at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a report detailing national healthcare spending in 2019. Report shows total national healthcare spending in 2019 grew 4.6%, breaks down several types of spending data, including health insurance spending, hospital spending, retail prescription drug spending, and government spending. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - December 16, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news