Study Finds ER Not Overburdened By Uninsured & Immigrants
A new survey of 60 communities has gone against the general notion and has shown that uninsured Hispanics and immigrants are not overstrain the emergency rooms// in hospitals in the US.
It was reported that previous reports had stated that most of the Hispanics were uninsured and because of t...
Report Gives U.S. Good Grades for Swine Flu Response
... But it also said the health-care system would be overburdened
if an outbreak were more severe
THURSDAY, June 4 (HealthDay News) --Although the U.S. response to the ongoing H1N1 swine flu outbreak that...
Crowded emergency departments pose greater risks for patients with heart attacks
...causes for why both groups of patients had worse outcomes, but they thought that this might be due to poorer care coordination, delays in testing, and overburdened
doctors and nurses in the emergency department and in the hospital.
"The federal government and other payers have focused efforts on reducing unnec...
National Partnership to Meet, Evaluate Addiction Treatment as Component of New Justice Programs
... Coalition Working to Improve Public Safety, Reduce Costs for overburdened
WASHINGTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Representatives from more than 50 federal agencies, corporations, nonprofits and...
Governor Eliminates California's Poison Control Service
...0,000 cases annually - that's 900 every day. The elimination of poison control services will precipitate an immediate shift to more costly and already overburdened
sectors of California's healthcare system as residents have no choice but to go directly to an Emergency Department or call 911. However, the health ...
Nonprofit Outpatient Clinics and Social Service Agencies Outsource Billing to Increase Profits
... losing money. Millin provides a highly-trained IT department, which can come into any work environment, work from any existing database, and relieve overburdened
clinics (which may or may not have an IT department). Millin's software provides execs with detailed reports, analyzing the source of denials, plus q...
SearchAmerica(R) Unveils Next-Generation Red Flags Rule System for Health Care
...at several customer sites and have seen vast improvements to their red flag programs," Johnson continued. "With this new system, hospitals will not be overburdened
with managing these false-positive red flags, but instead will receive a service that makes Red Flags Rule compliance manageable and more accurate."
University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala, Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell: Nurse Practitioners Are Key to Obama Health Care Reform, Call for Increased Federal Funding for Innovative Nurse-Managed Health Care
...e care, especially for low-income and vulnerable populations. These health centers are positioned to significantly expand the capacity of our nation's overburdened
health care delivery system in a cost-effective and affordable way, but their true potential remains untapped. These centers can provide the foundati...
IBM Announces New Healthcare Industry Solutions Lab in China
..., coordinated health systems based on open industry standards.
Much of China faces inaccessible and expensive medical care as large hospitals are overburdened
with patients and community healthcare providers remain stagnant. In 2008, the number of Chinese patients seeking emergency medical help totaled 5.1...
Top Policy Groups Take Action to Create Healthy Communities, Prevent Childhood Obesity
...tes, heart disease and other serious, chronic problems.
Beyond the personal health toll, overweight and obesity put added pressure on an already overburdened
health care system. Studies estimate that the obesity epidemic is costing the country more than $117 billion per year in direct medical expenses and i...
Photos: Peptides Discovered to Alleviate Chemotherapy Side Effects
...ially those undergoing chemotherapy, often
have high levels of free radicals, which deplete the body of antioxidants. As
a result, vital organs can be overburdened
and injured due to chemotherapy
treatment. With AminoAct(TM), now available through OncoNutrition(TM),
chemotherapy patients have access to a function...
Veto of California's Condoms in Prisons Bill: "Politics Over Public Health," Says AHF
...d use of condoms -- a proven risk-reduction strategy -- would have
improved inmates' individual health outcomes and helped reduce costs to the
prison health care system. We thank Assembly Member
Swanson for authoring and carrying AB 1334, but remain saddened by the
Governor's veto of this pot...
Magellan Diagnostic Businesses to Feature Automated Systems and Diagnostic Tests at Clinical Lab Expo
...ent and easier-to-use diagnostic tools like the ones we offer under the TREK, Dynex, ESA, and LeadCare names are central to maximizing productivity of overburdened
lab staff, realizing cost savings, and improving health outcomes."
TREK Diagnostic Systems will demonstrate automated systems that addre...
Grease Reduction System a Break Through in Truly "Green" Technology for Luxury Resort
...hotels and restaurants, globally. Current disposal methods use service trucks to pump and move the collected waste to the next landfill, or to already overburdened
sewage treatment plants. http://www.bioremediation.net/grs/grease-reduction.html#GRS [The Hydrologix® Grease Reduction System __title__ Solving ...
In Globalizing Biotech, Midwest Must Differentiate From Pack
...ly supporting a shift into this industry given the huge impact that its aging population and the related health-care spending will have on its already overburdened
health-care system over the next 20 to 30 years.
Biotechnology companies and partners are now emerging in other countries such as China, Cuba, Rus...