Tag: "unpopular" at medical news
Massachusetts General Hospital launches magazine that examines medicine's leading edge
... or expose readers to new and unconventional even unpopular
ideas," says David Torchiana, MD, CEO and chairman of the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization. "Proto will discuss successful strides and medical breakthroughs, but it also will examine setbacks and failures, controversies and conflicts. ...
Should drugs for rare diseases be given special status in the NHS?
...gs in resource allocation will avoid difficult and unpopular
decisions, but it may impose substantial and increasing costs on the healthcare system, they write.. The costs will be borne by other patients with more common diseases who will be unable to access effective and cost effective treatment as a result. ...
Government plans for NHS more aggressive than Tories ever were
... the NHS, were his answer. The reforms have proved unpopular
with the wider Labour party, but successive health ministers have pursued the policies, says the author. Within a few years, for instance, ISTCs will perform 500,000 operations - providing the private sector with more than 1bn worth of business annu...
Air travel and pandemic flu
...ad of a flu virus. Travel restrictions are usually unpopular
and could themselves be harmful. If they are not effective, resources could be wasted on enforcing them. Researchers of the Centre for Infections, Health Protection Agency, UK used the techniques of mathematical modelling. In other words, complex ca...
Homeless young people warn researchers about the dangers of cash incentives
...ch." Surveys that relied on form-filling were also unpopular
and young homeless people preferred to speak to researchers. They talked about forms with complex terms and long words and said they didn't have the patience to answer a large number of questions on paper. They also disliked long consent forms and of...
Doctors must debate hospital closures
...sibility. Equally inevitably such moves are deeply unpopular
with patients, who may have to travel considerable distances for acute care that used to be on their doorstep. The services most likely to be cut or merged throughout Britain are paediatrics, obstetrics, and emergency services the very ones that pa...