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Disabled Patients Who Cannot Afford Their Meds Come to the ER More

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Photo: Medication and money [29/05/2013] Disabled Medicare patients under the age of 65 who don't take their prescription medications because of cost concerns are more likely to have at least one emergency department visit during a one-year period.Disabled Patients Who Cannot Afford Their Meds Come to the ER More - Read more

Elderly: Hospital Recovery in Motion

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[18/03/2013] A new study has found a link between the activity levels of elderly people who have just been released from the hospital and the risk that they will require readmission within 30 days.Elderly: Hospital Recovery in Motion - Read more

Diabetes Management Program Provides Improvements in Patient Care

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[14/11/2012] In Canada alone, almost 2 million people are known to be living with diabetes. Around a million more have the disease but are not aware of that fact, and have not been given the tools they need to control their blood sugar and safeguard their health. Diabetes Management Program Provides Improvements in Patient Care - Read more

Palliative Care Experts Call for Better Home Care

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Photo: Old woman with nurse; linked to [12/11/2012] Improved home care resources for people, who would prefer to die at home, are key to providing better end of life care and reducing the strain of the United Kingdom's ageing population on the National Health Service (NHS). Palliative Care Experts Call for Better Home Care - Read more

Coach Could Be Key in Helping Stroke Patients

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[13/08/2012] When a stroke patient is discharged from the hospital, they often must cope with a new disability or lack of function, so changes in their medications or a new dosing prescription can be particularly confusing.Coach Could Be Key in Helping Stroke Patients - Read more

Ill, Older Patients Often Live Final Days in Hospital

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[11/06/2012] Half of adults over age 65 made at least one emergency department (ED) visit in the last month of life, in a study led by a physician at the University of California San Francisco. Three quarters of ED visits led to hospital admissions, and more than two-thirds of those admitted to the hospital died there.Ill, Older Patients Often Live Final Days in Hospital - Read more

Diabetic Research Could Reduce Screening Costs

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[21/05/2012] Research carried out at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, has concluded that it would be a safe and cost-effective strategy to screen people with type 2 diabetes who have not yet developed diabetic retinopathy, for the disease once every two years instead of annually.Diabetic Research Could Reduce Screening Costs - Read more

Medi-Cal Caregivers Live In or Near Poverty

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[13/04/2012] The demand for caregivers is growing rapidly as California's population ages, but the majority of state's Medi-Cal caregivers earn poverty wages and have poor access to health care and food, a new study from the University of California Los Angeles has found.Medi-Cal Caregivers Live In or Near Poverty - Read more

Smart Sensors Enable Orthopaedician to Collect Information

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[04/04/2012] Imagine a smart sensor customised to provide vital, real-time information about a patient's recent orthopaedic surgery. Instead of relying on X-rays or invasive procedures, surgeons will be able to collect diagnostic data from an implantable sensor. A study this remarkable technology promises to make post-surgical diagnosis and follow up more precise, efficient, and cost-effective.Smart Sensors Enable Orthopaedician to Collect Information - Read more

Hospitalised Older People May Have Increased Risk of Memory Problems

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[02/04/2012] A new study suggests that older people may have an increased risk of problems with memory and thinking abilities after being in the hospital.Hospitalised Older People May Have Increased Risk of Memory Problems - Read more

 
 

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