An evaluation of the association between fault attribution and healthcare costs and trajectories in the first three years after transport  injury - Melita J G, Joanna F D, Alex C, Jennie P, Shanthi A, Belinda J G.
BACKGROUND: People with complex medical and psychosocial issues have high healthcare needs. This registry-based cohort study sought to quantify the association between external fault attribution, recorded during compensation claim lodgement, and the cost a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

No significant change in total healthcare costs with aripiprazole lauroxil
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - October 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Functional status impairment at six-month follow-up is independently associated with child physical abuse mechanism - Jensen AR, Evans LL, Meert KL, VanBuren JM, Richards R, Alvey JS, Holubkov R, Pollack MM, Burd RS.
BACKGROUND: Children with abusive injuries have worse mortality, length-of-stay, complications, and healthcare costs compared to those sustaining an accidental injury. Long-term functional impairment is common in children with abusive head trauma but has n... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Why Charlotte employers are now investing in direct primary care
The doctor/patient relationship is deemed to be the core component in the ethical practices of medicine. Increased healthcare costs remain an unfortunate topic that goes hand-in-hand with the decline of primary care visits. Simply put, many people do not have a doctor or avoid seeing their doctor due to barriers like cost or appointment availability. The need for a more personalized doctor/patient relationship that promotes preventive care and easy accessibility is why direct primary care (DPC) is … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 29, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Healthgram Source Type: news

Why Charlotte employers are now investing in direct primary care
The doctor/patient relationship is deemed to be the core component in the ethical practices of medicine. Increased healthcare costs remain an unfortunate topic that goes hand-in-hand with the decline of primary care visits. Simply put, many people do not have a doctor or avoid seeing their doctor due to barriers like cost or appointment availability. The need for a more personalized doctor/patient relationship that promotes preventive care and easy accessibility is why direct primary care (DPC) is … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 29, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Healthgram Source Type: news

Why Triangle employers are now investing in direct primary care
The doctor/patient relationship is deemed to be the core component in the ethical practices of medicine. Increased healthcare costs remain an unfortunate topic that goes hand-in-hand with the decline of primary care visits. Simply put, many people do not have a doctor or avoid seeing their doctor due to barriers like cost or appointment availability. The need for a more personalized doctor/patient relationship that promotes preventive care and easy accessibility is why direct primary care (DPC) is … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 29, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Healthgram Source Type: news

Why Triad employers are now investing in direct primary care
The doctor/patient relationship is deemed to be the core component in the ethical practices of medicine. Increased healthcare costs remain an unfortunate topic that goes hand-in-hand with the decline of primary care visits. Simply put, many people do not have a doctor or avoid seeing their doctor due to barriers like cost or appointment availability. The need for a more personalized doctor/patient relationship that promotes preventive care and easy accessibility is why direct primary care (DPC) is … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 29, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Healthgram Source Type: news

Why Triad employers are now investing in direct primary care
The doctor/patient relationship is deemed to be the core component in the ethical practices of medicine. Increased healthcare costs remain an unfortunate topic that goes hand-in-hand with the decline of primary care visits. Simply put, many people do not have a doctor or avoid seeing their doctor due to barriers like cost or appointment availability. The need for a more personalized doctor/patient relationship that promotes preventive care and easy accessibility is why direct primary care (DPC) is … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 29, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Healthgram Source Type: news

Why Triangle employers are now investing in direct primary care
The doctor/patient relationship is deemed to be the core component in the ethical practices of medicine. Increased healthcare costs remain an unfortunate topic that goes hand-in-hand with the decline of primary care visits. Simply put, many people do not have a doctor or avoid seeing their doctor due to barriers like cost or appointment availability. The need for a more personalized doctor/patient relationship that promotes preventive care and easy accessibility is why direct primary care (DPC) is … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 29, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Healthgram Source Type: news

Economic Impact of Missing Opportunities for Diagnosing HIV Economic Impact of Missing Opportunities for Diagnosing HIV
Missed opportunities for HIV testing during a healthcare visit could result in worse patient outcomes and higher healthcare costs.HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - September 28, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

If Businesses Can Mandate Vaccines, They Should Mandate Affordable Healthcare, Too
Why stop with vaccine mandates? American businesses have the ability, opportunity and momentum needed to solve another national crisis: healthcare costs. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Pearl, M.D., Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Coronavirus pharma Source Type: news

Pear's reSET-O DTx lowers costs, enhances quality of life in new study
Using the reSET-O app in addition to other opioid treatments lowered healthcare costs by $1,014 and added 0.003 quality-adjusted life years compared with treatment alone. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 1, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Privatised Health Services Worsen Pandemic
By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 17 2021 (IPS) Decades of public health cuts have quietly taken a huge human toll, now even more pronounced with the pandemic. Austerity programmes, by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank, have forced countries to cut public spending, including health provisioning. ‘Government is the problem’ “India’s COVID crisis: A deadly example of government failure”, “Government failures still hamper [UK] Covid-19 response”. Such headlines have become commonplace as the pandemic rages on, with no sign of end...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Aid COVID-19 Development & Aid Economy & Trade Europe Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Source Type: news

Practical recommendations for routine cleaning and disinfection procedures in healthcare institutions: a narrative review
Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are the most common adverse outcomes due to delivery of medical care. HAIs increase morbidity and mortality, prolong hospital stay, and are associated with additional healthcare costs. Contaminated surfaces, particularly those that are touched frequently, act as reservoirs for pathogens and contribute towards pathogen transmission. Therefore, healthcare hygiene requires a comprehensive approach whereby different strategies may be implemented together, next to targeted, risk-based approaches, in order to reduce the risk of HAIs for patients. This approach includes hand hygiene in conj...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ethicon ’s Echelon Circular Powered Stapler Associated With Major Reduction In Serious Complications Following Colorectal Surgery
Cinncinnati, OH – Aug. 11, 2021 – Ethicon*, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies**, today announced the results of a new real-world study that shows its ECHELON CIRCULAR Powered Stapler was associated with a 74% reduction in anastomotic leak rates (1.8% vs. 6.9%)[1] and a 44% reduction in 30-day inpatient hospital readmission rates (6.1% vs.10.8%) after colorectal surgery compared with manual circular staplers.[2]The study, published in Surgical Endoscopy, shows the groundbreaking device is just as effective in reducing life-threatening and costly surgical complications in real-world surg...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

It's Time for All Physicians to Have a National Medical License It's Time for All Physicians to Have a National Medical License
A physician says we need a national licensing system for doctors; it will help physicians, patients, and healthcare costs.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Expert Column Source Type: news

The effect of written and video discharge instructions after mild traumatic brain injury on healthcare costs and productivity costs - Hoek AE, Geraerds AJLM, Rood PPM, Joosten M, Dippel DWJ, Van Beeck EF, van den Hengel L, Dijkstra B, Papathanasiou D, van Rijssel D, van den Hamer M, Schuit SCE, Burdorf A, Haagsma JA, Polinder S.
OBJECTIVE: To compare healthcare and productivity costs between patients with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) who received verbal discharge instructions only and patients who received an additional flyer with or without video instructions. SETTING: Emer... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Most US Adults 50 and Older Report Good Health: Survey Most US Adults 50 and Older Report Good Health: Survey
Responses show a strong overall preference for aging in place. However, healthcare costs were a bigger concern than losing a spouse.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - July 9, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Most U.S. Adults 50 and Older Report Good Health: Survey
Responses show a strong overall preference for aging in place. However, healthcare costs were a bigger concern than losing a spouse. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Healthcare costs of road injuries in Saudi Arabia: a quantile regression analysis - Alghnam S, Alkelya M, Aldahnim M, Aljerian N, Albabtain I, Alsayari A, Da'ar OB, Alsheikh K, Alghamdi A.
BACKGROUND: Road traffic injuries (RTIs) are the second leading cause of death in Saudi Arabia. Their economic burden is significant but poorly quantified, as limited literature exists locally. We aim to estimate the impact of RTIs on healthcare costs. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

4 ways employers can reduce high-cost health care claims
High-cost claims are the ones that involve more advanced -- and therefore more expensive -- medical treatment and lengthy hospital stays. A study by the American Health Policy Institute noted that they average $122,000 per patient, per year. Spending for high-cost claimants is by far the most expensive contributor to healthcare costs. They make up more than 30% of total health care spending and cost nearly 30 times as much as average claimants. Two high-cost claim types High-cost claims include… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 7, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Dr. Rupesh Nigam Source Type: news

Low-value injury admissions in an integrated Canadian trauma system: a multicenter cohort study - Gagnon MA, B érubé M, Mercier, Yanchar N, Cameron P, Stelfox T, Gabbe B, Bourgeois G, Lauzier F, Turgeon A, Belcaid A, Moore L.
BACKGROUND: Injury represents 260,000 hospitalisations and $27 billion in healthcare costs each year in Canada. Evidence suggests that there is significant variation in the prevalence of hospital admissions among ED presentations between countries and prov... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Burden of falls among elderly persons in India: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Kaur R, Kalaivani M, Goel AD, Goswami AK, Nongkynrih B, Gupta SK.
BACKGROUND:. Falls are one of the leading causes of death and disability among elderly persons. In India, there is paucity of data on the prevalence of falls, particularly among community-dwelling elderly persons. To estimate healthcare costs related to fa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Understanding frailty among older people living in old age homes and the community in Nepal: a cross-sectional study - Shah R, Carandang RR, Shibanuma A, Ong KIC, Kiriya J, Jimba M.
INTRODUCTION: Frailty is a state of being vulnerable to adverse health outcomes such as falls, delirium, and disability in older people. Identifying frailty is important in a low-income setting to prevent it from progressing, reducing healthcare costs, inc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

How primary care impacts chronic conditions and healthcare costs for Charlotte employers
In today ’s healthcare environment, employees often avoid seeking primary care due to multiple barriers such as costs, health insurance confusion, inconvenient access to a doctor, and limited time to visit a physician. In fact, 44% of Americans admit to “skipping the doctor” due to these issues and 50% do not even have a dedicated Primary Care physician[1]. Avoiding or delaying primary care can quickly turn a controllable condition into an emergency. For Charlotte employers, this means an… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 3, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

How primary care impacts chronic conditions and healthcare costs for Triangle employers
In today ’s healthcare environment, employees often avoid seeking primary care due to multiple barriers such as costs, health insurance confusion, inconvenient access to a doctor, and limited time to visit a physician. In fact, 44% of Americans admit to “skipping the doctor” due to these issues and 50% do not even have a dedicated Primary Care physician[1]. Avoiding or delaying primary care can quickly turn a controllable condition into an emergency. For Triangle employers, this means an increased… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 3, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

How primary care impacts chronic conditions and healthcare costs for Triad employers
In today ’s healthcare environment, employees often avoid seeking primary care due to multiple barriers such as costs, health insurance confusion, inconvenient access to a doctor, and limited time to visit a physician. In fact, 44% of Americans admit to “skipping the doctor” due to these issues and 50% do not even have a dedicated Primary Care physician[1]. Avoiding or delaying primary care can quickly turn a controllable condition into an emergency. For Triad employers, this means an increased… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 3, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

State of COVID-19 in Sri Lanka: Are Government Policies Effective in Controlling it?
By Sunil J. WimalawansaNEW JERSEY, Apr 28 2021 (IPS) The SARS-CoV-2 infection (COVID-19) affected the entire world; many died, millions got sick, and the misery continues. Second and third waves of SARS.Cov-2 infection are devastating most countries. Non-strategic lockdowns and curfews (as in Sri Lanka) further aggravated the peoples’ misery, sufferings, daily lives, and economies, more than that from the virus. The toxic combination of COVID-19 and curfews devastated local productions and supply chains, livelihoods, people welfare, food security, and the county’s economy. Many viral diseases can control using...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sunil J. Wimalawansa Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Roche launches new ways to use their cardiovascular tests empowering clinicians to improve diagnosis and treatment of millions of people
Basel, 28 April 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced a series of five new intended uses for two key cardiac biomarkers using the Elecsys ® technology: high sensitive cardiac troponin T (cTnT-hs) and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide test (NT-proBNP). These gold standard biomarkers³ have proven to be successful in supporting cardiovascular disease management and can help clinicians diagnose heart attacks⁴ (cTnT-hs) and bett er manage heart failure⁵ (NT-proBNP). Roche's introduction of five new intended uses for these existing, globally accepted diagnostic solutions means more people could ...
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche launches new ways to use their cardiovascular tests empowering clinicians to improve diagnosis and treatment of millions of people
Basel, 28 April 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced a series of five new intended uses for two key cardiac biomarkers using the Elecsys ® technology: high sensitive cardiac troponin T (cTnT-hs) and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide test (NT-proBNP). These gold standard biomarkers³ have proven to be successful in supporting cardiovascular disease management and can help clinicians diagnose heart attacks⁴ (cTnT-hs) and bett er manage heart failure⁵ (NT-proBNP). Roche's introduction of five new intended uses for these existing, globally accepted diagnostic solutions means more people could ...
Source: Roche Media News - April 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vicarious Surgical Inc. and D8 Holdings Corp. Announce Definitive Business Combination Agreement
Vicarious Surgical is a next generation robotics company developing a disruptive technology with the goal of increasing the efficiency of surgical procedures, improving patient outcomes and reducing healthcare costs The transaction values the combined c... Devices, Surgery, Mergers & Acquisiitons Vicarious Surgical, robotic surgery (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cigna Subsidiary Evernorth Acquires MDLIVE as Demand for Telehealth Grows Among Insurers and Healthcare Consumers
COVID-19 pandemic has elevated virtual care into the mainstream, creating opportunities to increase access to care, including clinical laboratory testing, and drive down healthcare costs As the COVID-19 pandemic fuels demand for virtual healthcare, Cigna is acquiring telehealth provider MDLIVE in a move that may indicate the insurance giant anticipates virtual visits playing a major […] The post Cigna Subsidiary Evernorth Acquires MDLIVE as Demand for Telehealth Grows Among Insurers and Healthcare Consumers appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - April 14, 2021 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing cigna COVID-19 David Cordani Evernorth eviCore MDLIVE telehealth Tim Wentworth Source Type: news

Study shows tanning bed ban would reduce skin cancer rates in minors and cut healthcare costs
(Wiley) A recent study indicates that a US ban on the use of tanning beds among minors would prevent thousands of cases of melanoma in adolescents and would save millions of dollars in healthcare costs. The findings are published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 12, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

This Startup Raised $40 Million To Build A ‘Mini-Kaiser Permanente’ And Lower Employee Healthcare Costs
Firefly Health is aiming to get small business owners, who are being crushed by rising employee healthcare costs, to switch to its plan. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 7, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katie Jennings, Forbes Staff Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Venture Capital /venture-capital Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

Study: Urgent-care centers result in higher overall healthcare costs
Urgent-care centers have increased healthcare costs, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine said in a report released Monday. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Column: Let's do away with insurance networks. They're not lowering healthcare costs
A SoCal man sought mental health treatment during the pandemic. He couldn't find a single suitable therapist within his insurer's network. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: David Lazarus Source Type: news

Study: Obesity adds nearly $1,900 per year to healthcare costs
Adults with obesity incur $1,861 more in healthcare costs annually than those who maintain a healthy weight, according to an analysis published Wednesday by the journal PLOS ONE. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Livongo Duo ’s New Venture Takes Aim At Rising Employer Healthcare Costs
With Transcarent, Glen Tullman and General Catalyst ’s Hemant Taneja are applying the Livongo playbook to the employer-sponsored healthcare system. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 18, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katie Jennings, Forbes Staff Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Venture Capital /venture-capital Leadership /leadership Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

During Covid-19, Even People With Good Credit Feel Squeezed By Healthcare Costs
The strain of healthcare costs has gotten worse for everyone during Covid-19, even people with good credit, according to a report from the Center for the New Middle Class. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Deb Gordon, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Money /money Personal Finance /personal-finance Coronavirus Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

Children's preventive healthcare costs dropped under ACA: BU study
(Boston University School of Medicine) The Affordable Care Act (ACA) dramatically increased children's preventive healthcare while reducing out-of-pocket costs, according to a new Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase Close Haven Healthcare After Only Three Years in Operation
Despite high-hopes and much fanfare, the collaboration failed to transform healthcare and lower healthcare costs for everyday Americans as many anticipated it would Another anticipated “disruptor” to today’s healthcare market is closing its doors. Three years ago, in 2018, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A), and JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) announced a joint venture to enter into […] The post Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase Close Haven Healthcare After Only Three Years in Operation appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - March 5, 2021 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Management & Operations Amazon Amazon Care anatomic pathology Berkshire Hathaway CB Insights clinical laboratory cli Source Type: news

Digital health company egnite launches with AI heart disease platform
With CardioCare already in its portfolio, egnite plans to develop more solutions that harness data science to improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs.     (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 10, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Readers criticise private healthcare costs
Renewal premiums top the complaints prompted by James Max’s column (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Why Telemedicine Is Much More Than A Digital Doctor ’s Office
This technology has the power to break down the barriers of time and distance. It can dramatically reduce healthcare costs and deliver top-notch medical expertise to people everywhere. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Pearl, M.D., Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma Source Type: news

The cost of providing a community-based model of care to people with spinal cord injury, and the healthcare costs and economic burden to households of spinal cord injury in Bangladesh - Islam MS, Harvey LA, Hossain MS, Rahman MA, Costa PD, Liu H, Muldoon S, Taylor V, Billot L, Lindley RI, Biering-Sorensen F, Cameron ID, Jan S.
DESIGN: Descriptive. SETTING: Community, Bangladesh. OBJECTIVES: To determine the costs associated with providing a community-based model of care delivered as part of the CIVIC trial to people discharged from hospital with recent spinal cord injury... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Use Difficult Conversations to Provide Better Healthcare
Pretend you are a dust bunny behind the couch. Your life has meaning there, and you find happiness even though this is not what you expected. Times have been better, but things could be worse after all. The default in this world though is to be the fur on the back of a cat, not just some collection of fur, dust and house plant debris. Today, you have a problem and you need help. You aren’t exactly clear on what you want to happen, you just know that you need help. What arrives to your plea is a broom and a dustpan. The broom does not ask many questions – it just sees you as a dust bunny.  Unfortunate...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 19, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Justin Porter, RN, EMT-P Tags: Commentary Exclusives Patient Care EMT Healthcare Paramedic Source Type: news

Did you have a serious case of COVID-19? Tell us about the healthcare costs
We want to hear from people who had a serious case of COVID-19 and what the healthcare costs were like. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maria L. La Ganga Source Type: news

The true cost of chemotherapy
(University of East Anglia) New research reveals the non-healthcare costs of chemotherapy for breast cancer patients.It includes the cost of lost productivity, work absence, and 'out-of-pocket' personal costs such as paying for transport and parking for treatment, the cost of wigs and new bras, and over the counter medications.The research team say that better targeting of treatment could help avoid placing unnecessary costs upon patients, their caregivers and wider society. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 4, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

End-of-life healthcare costs driven by chronic diseases, not age
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - January 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Symptom cluster profiles following traumatic orthopedic injuries: a protocol - Breazeale S, Dorsey SG, Kearney J, Conley S, Jeon S, Yoo B, Redeker NS.
Traumatic injuries affect millions of Americans annually, resulting in $671 billion in healthcare costs and lost productivity. Postinjury symptoms, like pain, sleep disturbance, anxiety, depression, and stressor-related disorders are highly prevalent fo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news