Tag Archives: healthcare

Healthcare IT News and MobiHealthNews expand into Europe, Middle East & Africa edition

The year 2020 will go down in history as one of the most challenging of our lifetime. Thinking back to January, none of us would have predicted the emergence of a pandemic-causing virus, let alone its devastating outcomes that have affected tens of millions of lives around the world so far. It has changed the… Read More »

‘Easily solvable problem’: Jon Stewart says Republicans are ignoring veterans on healthcare

Former Daily Show host Jon Stewart accused Republicans of being all talk and no action when it comes to taking care of veterans. After being shown a clip of a veteran yelling at Republican lawmakers outside the Capitol over her concerns about healthcare, Stewart told MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell that he’s been out with those… Read More »

Healthcare experts call for action on climate change and inequality

Global health leaders discussed the challenges of climate change and widening inequality during the closing keynote sssion, ‘Climate Change, Social Determinants of Health: Leading Recovery and Preparing for the Future’. The speakers were Prof Jan Semenza, lead of the Health Determinants Programme, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) in  Sweden, Professor Prof Sam Shah,… Read More »

Half of Medicare patients do not receive recommended healthcare after hospitalization

In the period from October 2015 to September 2016, before the Affordable Care Act, a substantial portion of Medicare patients referred to home healthcare after hospitalization did not receive that care, new findings show. Using national data, the researchers detailed how often Medicare patients referred to home healthcare services after a hospital discharge received one… Read More »

Coronavirus May Help Best Buy Become A Key Healthcare Player – Forbes

Coronavirus has led to Best Buy’s U.S. online sales to more than triple in the second quarter. … [+] (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images) Getty Images Best Buy BBY on Tuesday reported a better-than-expected second-quarter profit as the coronavirus pandemic led stay-at-home consumers to buy appliances, computers and fitness gear to improve their remote working… Read More »