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2013-11-26 13:39:09

Better, earlier care may mean fewer ICU admissions; implications for US as national health care reform begins A multi-institution study led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found that increasing the number of insured patients is not associated with higher intensive care unit (ICU) usage in Massachusetts. Because ICU care is expensive, concerns have been raised that increasing the number of insured patients would inevitably lead to...

2013-11-21 23:28:15

Princeton University Professor Uwe Reinhardt speaks at public forum presented by CDPHP and the UAlbany School of Public Health. Albany, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Health care economist Uwe E. Reinhardt, Ph.D. told a packed house at the UAlbany Performing Arts Center that there are plenty of challenges when it comes to reforming health care in the U.S., but there are also tremendous opportunities. “The burden is on the states and communities,” Reinhardt said, noting that “New York...

2013-11-10 23:02:18

Why individual health insurance costs less than group health insurance. Park City, Utah (PRWEB) November 10, 2013 Today, Zane Benefits, the number one online small business health benefits solution, published new information on why individual health insurance costs less. According to Zane Benefits’ website, individual health insurance is more affordable than group health insurance. And as of 2014, individual health plans must cover all individuals regardless of health and new subsidies...

2013-10-30 15:52:03

Report on health economic evaluation of antidepressants provides very helpful results / Discussion is still pending about the future role of health economic evaluations in the health care system The German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) has completed its first health economic evaluation. The report on antidepressants published on 30 October 2013 shows that the “efficiency frontier method” works and can provide very helpful results. In relation to their...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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