Added cost and time spent by patients with history of abuse in Florida emergency departments - Kurji N, Pracht EE, Langland-Orban B, Pracht K.
In this study, we investigate whether t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Majority of Americans trust Biden to lead US healthcare system amid COVID-19 pandemic
(West Health Institute) Ability to manage the pandemic and reducing healthcare costs are equally important to Americans in determining their vote for president. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Prescription Drug And Healthcare Costs Are Rising
Without sustainable and effective solutions, healthcare prices will only continue to rise, inevitably making it more difficult for communities and individuals to achieve long-term success in healthcare outcomes. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sai Balasubramanian, J.D., Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Source Type: news

First World Evidence Based Healthcare Day to take place on 20 October 2020
Today Cochrane andsix global leaders in evidence-based healthcare, led byJBI, are launching a worldwide initiative to create awareness of the need for better evidence to inform healthcare policy, practice and decision making in order to improve health outcomes globally.The inaugural World Evidence-based Healthcare (EBHC) Day will be held on 20 October 2020 and spotlights the global impact of EBHC on health research, policy, practice and patient outcomes.In 2020, EBHC is a worldwide movement with hundreds of organisations and tens of thousands of individuals working tirelessly towards improving the science and practice of E...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 14, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

Prediction of falls in acute care using the Morse Fall Risk Scale - Jewell VD, Capistran K, Flecky K, Qi Y, Fellman S.
The high number of patient falls occurring within acute care hospitals throughout the United States has led to increased patient impairment and contributed to rising healthcare costs. The Morse Fall Risk Scale is a commonly used assessment tool for predict... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

CERENOVUS Launches New Suite of Technologies to Advance Stroke Treatment
IRVINE, CA – September 9, 2020 – CERENOVUS, part of Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies* today announced that it has launched CERENOVUS Stroke Solutions™, which includes a suite of three devices designed to aid physicians in clot removal procedures. The announcement was made during the virtual European Society of Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy (ESMINT).Strokes are the second leading cause of death globally, and account for an estimated 140,000 deaths in the United States each year.[i],[ii] Over half of stroke survivors become chronically disabled placing an estimated $34 billion economic burden o...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

One in two Americans fear a major health event could lead to bankruptcy
(West Health Institute) As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to put lives and livelihoods at risk, 1 in 2 Americans say they fear a major health event could lead them to file for bankruptcy, marking a 5% increase since 2019. The new research comes from the West Health-Gallup US Healthcare Study, an ongoing series of surveys on the impact of high healthcare costs on American lives. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study: U.S. healthcare costs nearly double of other wealthy countries
Americans spend roughly twice as much annually on healthcare as those living in seven other high-income countries, according to an analysis published Thursday. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Healthcare costs increase after escalating HF symptoms
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - July 31, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Checkpoint inhibitor use increases healthcare costs in NSCLC
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - July 31, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Predictors of trauma high resource consumers in a mature trauma system - Morgan ME, Bradburn EH, Vernon TM, Gross B, Jammula S, Cook AD, Covaci A, Rogers FB.
BACKGROUND: Extended hospital length of stay (LOS) is widely associated with significant healthcare costs. Since LOS is a known surrogate for cost, we sought to evaluate outliers. We hypothesized that particular characteristics are likely predictive of tra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Health services utilization, healthcare costs, and diagnoses by mild traumatic brain injury exposure: a Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium (CENC) study - Dismuke-Greer C, Hirsch S, Carlson K, Pogoda T, Nakase-Richardson R, Bhatnagar S, Eapen B, Troyanskaya M, Miles S, Nolen T, Walker WC.
OBJECTIVE: To compare Veterans Administration (VA) diagnoses, health services utilization and costs by mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) group (Blast-Related (BR) mTBI vs. non-Blast-Related (NBR) mTBI vs. no mTBI) among Operation Enduring Freedom(OEF)/Ope... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Healthcare costs high after bullying in children and adolescents
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - June 30, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Systemic lupus erythematosus incurs high healthcare costs in US
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - June 30, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Healthcare costs lower with durable versus disposable insulin pumps
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - June 30, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news