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-- Health literacy refers to how well people get access to the health information and services they need, and their ability to make informed decisions based on this access. According to the U.S. National Institutes of Health, more than 90 million...
Medical Center Pharmacy of Concord, first Choice Services et al. Iowa State Press, think our preconceived notions about who s...
SOURCE: Delos DESCRIPTION:I can give you the statistics: Healthcare in America is more than 17% of the GDP. 20 diseases account for fully half of America’s health care spend, with diabetes, heart disease and hypertension being three of the top five causes. In the midst of the debate going on in the US about how to pay for healthcare, these are sobering numbers for sure. And yet, what if I told y...
(American Association for Cancer Research) A health care professional's recommendation was the most important factor driving decisions by women at high risk for breast cancer on whether to take selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs).
(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) Although studies and surveys have shown that using information technology to analyze big health datasets and guide public health decisions can improve health equity, the majority of community health center leaders and staff report receiving little to no training in health informatics. Today at the American Public Health Association Annual M...
Opinion writers analyze where Congress turns now on the health law and the factors affecting the political decisions.
There’s perhaps no more important mandate that we have at the FDA than safeguarding the health and safety of children. For that reason, I believe it’s important that parents and health care providers have the best information available to inform the decisions they make about a child’s health. There are few more common decisions that parents and providers are asked to make than the question o...
A new app that teaches health and care staff how to involve patients and those close to them in decisions about a future health emergency launches today via http://www.respectprocess.org.uk/learning
NewsMany health conditions, including coronary artery disease (CAD), are caused by a combination of our environment, behaviors and genes.
Patient perspectives are often not considered by researchers and health care providers when making decisions that are inevitably going to influence the health and well-being of patients.
Last week, The Network for Excellence in Health Innovation (NEHI) released a new report that outlines steps for greater transparency in health care. The report states that helping consumers make well-informed decisions can lead to higher quality of care, greater patient satisfaction and better use of the nation’s health care resources.
(University of Utah Health) The results of a national cancer survey find a significant number of childhood cancer survivors are worried about keeping their health insurance, to the point of letting it affect their career decisions. The findings were published today in JAMA Oncology.
Healthcare language is complex. Collective Health replaces strange acronyms and jargon with simple and clear language that it believes will lead people to make smarter decisions about their healthcare.
By: Douglas Stearn The data is in. A new automated system for determining whether FDA-regulated products can enter the United States is allowing us to make decisions faster and more efficiently. Quick admissibility decisions are critical to commerce, especially when … Continue reading →
Nearly 37% of Americans have advance directives for end-of-life care if they become seriously ill or unable to make health care decisions, according to a new analysis of recent research. Reuters Health Information
(Reuters Health) - Nearly 37 percent of Americans have advanced directives for end-of-life care if they become seriously ill or unable to make health care decisions, according to a new analysis of recent research.
The question of how mental health status affects decisions regarding retirement savings is becoming a pressing issue in the United States.
The question of how mental health status affects decisions regarding retirement savings is becoming a pressing issue in the United States. Key factors contributing to this issue include the tenuous state of the Social Security system, greater use of defined-contribution pension plans by employers, longer lifespans, and the rise of depression and other mental health issues in older Americans.
Latest steps by US FDA targeting tobacco-related health problems are a Nicotine Steering Committee, headed by Commissioner Gottlieb, and a...
(MedPage Today) -- Ob/gyn and primary care doc treatment decisions may vary
Before we go any further, we have to get some things straightened out: RT-PCR versus qPCR versus RT-qPCR. Sooo confusing, amirite?? They all refer to specific molecular biology assays, but the names are unfortunately used interchangeably, which can be awfully confusing for just about anyone. So without further ado: RT-PCR is short for reverse-transcriptase PCR,… The post Decisions, Decisions...
A unique initiative launched today by muscular dystrophy charity Duchenne UK is set to radically simplify the way necessary evidence is generated for submissions made to health technology appraisals bodies such as the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence and the Haute Autorité de Santé.
(Medica Research Institute) The question of how mental health status affects decisions regarding retirement savings is becoming a pressing issue in the United States. Key factors contributing to this issue include the tenuous state of the Social Security system, greater use of defined-contribution pension plans by employers, longer lifespans, and the rise of depression and other mental health issu...
(American Academy of Family Physicians) Although most older Americans prefer to actively participate in making health care decisions, those with four or more chronic conditions are less likely to prefer active decision making. Researchers analyzed a random sample of 2,017 older adults who, with sample weights, represented approximately 33 million Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and older.
According to a new study, Hollywood has a big impact on how we seek treatment for health conditions.