Rural emergency department visits jumped more than 50% in about a decade: study
Fierce Healthcare | by Jacqueline Renfrow | Apr 15, 2019 12:40pm Visits to the emergency department in rural areas jumped by more than 50% since 2005 even as the overall population in rural areas fell—a sign of increasing pressure on rural hospitals as safety-net providers, a recent...
April 16th, 2019
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Report: U.S. economic burden of chronic diseases tops $3.8 trillion—and expected to double
Fierce Healthcare | by Tina Reed | Apr 16, 2019 The U.S. economic burden of chronic diseases such as Alzheimer’s, diabetes, heart disease, obesity and cancer has reached about $3.8 trillion in direct and indirect costs—or nearly one-fifth of GDP, according to a new report from Fitch...
April 16th, 2019
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Mobile Medical Service Brings Healthcare to your Doorstep
By Brent Solomon | April 5, 2019 at 11:27 PM EDT RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – A mobile medical service is taking off in the Richmond metro. DispatchHealth is unlike other on-demand service in our...
April 12th, 2019
Categories: Caregiver Stories
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Home-based tools can help assess dementia risk and progression
 Technologies may save time, money and make it easier for more people to participate in needed clinical trials ScienceDaily.com Date: March 29, 2019 Source: University of California – San Diego Summary: Researchers report on a novel four-year, randomized clinical trial evaluating different home-based methods to assess...
April 9th, 2019
Categories: Benefits of HBPC
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