Tag: "burdensome" at medical news
UGA study finds that violence costs nation $70 billion annually
... injuries were in males aged 15 to 44. The most burdensome
category is among young males who are victims of assaults with firearms, Corso said. So if you want to prevent those costs from occurring, you need to focus on prevention in that particular population. Other findings from the study include: M...
Diabetes will be a bigger burden than predicted
...ast 20 years, making it one of the most costly and burdensome
chronic diseases of our time. WHO predicts that the global diabetes prevalence in adults will reach 6.4% by 2030a 60% increase since 1995, and a 39% rise from 2000 to 2030. Lorraine Lipscombe (Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ca...
Nearly nine of 10 who seek individual market health insurance never buy a plan
...e likely than those with lower deductibles to have burdensome
medical debt and to forego needed health care; tho...ddition, many adults with such plans are left with burdensome
medical bills because of limits to their insurance coverage. Two of five (40%) of those with deducti...
How can advances in biology be translated into better health?
...tutes of Health budgets over the near term; overly burdensome
regulatory requirements for translational research; undervaluation of translational work by academic medical culture; and the lure of greater financial rewards, and even professional satisfaction, in full-time clinical practice compared with doing tr...
Spousal illness can trigger partner death
... spouse's physical or mental ability, and the more burdensome
it is, the worse for the health of the partner. The study also found that specific illnesses impacted the spouse differently. For instance, among men with hospitalized wives, if the wife was hospitalized for colon cancer, there was almost no effect o...
Study finds significant reduction in respiratory illnesses in babies breastfed six months vs. four
...omen six weeks of maternity leave. "It may become burdensome
to pump regularly even if a woman has an accommodating employer," Chantry said. Chantry said research here and in other countries has shown that longer maternity leaves, pump-friendly workplaces and child care in the workplace all result in longer l...
CMS announces fewer, prioritized, less burdensome measures
... month will launch a smaller, prioritized and less burdensome
set of measures for reporting quality care to Medicare beneficiaries. Revisions in the Physician Voluntary Reporting Program (PVRP), announced by CMS on Dec. 27 http://www.cms.hhs.gov/PhysicianFocusedQualInits/ embrace key modifications advocated ...
May/June 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...le when considered one by one, they are impossibly burdensome
in the aggregate. They suggest that recommendations be written collaboratively to include diseases that are highly correlated in the same guideline. They also suggest that group visits and patient education by print, video and the Internet can comple...