WHO comes up with a concrete analysis from 192 countries? Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco have come up with an analysis of stroke and heart disease statistics garnered by the World Health Organization (WHO) from 192 countries that indicates that number of people killed by these two diseases varies, and is closely Read more
Advocates of women health in the United States have been fighting for the restoration of the budget cuts in funding for their health. They now have an opportunity to rejoice as the authorities have restored the critical funding that will provide access to low and middle-income women to health care.
Almost sixty-four percent of American women are more independent than they were five years ago. The biggest progress is seen in their careers (65%), education (55%), and politics (46%). However, when a survey was undertaken almost half the women (47%) felt that the society puts a higher value to the health of the American men Read more
Healthcare costs are a burden The proposed reforms in healthcare have been provided. Insurance costs for healthcare are a burden on individuals, businesses, and taxpayers. Amongst all these, the highest burden is on the taxpayers because government is the biggest buyer of healthcare services. Several questions are being raised on the period that the government Read more
Overuse of CT scans Several hospitals expose their patients to multiple CT scans on the same day. According to a majority of radiologists, there is no benefit of undertaking more than one CT scan per day. Almost eighty percent of the chest patients covered by Medicare were undergoing multiple scans. In comparison, the same rate Read more
Difficulties In Financing The Medicaid Program Similar to several other states, Arizona now faces difficulties in financing its state Medicaid program. A new plan proposes to levy a fee of $50 for those adults without children who are smokers or obese. In a study conducted by the state, it was found that almost half the Read more
Governor Signs Bill Democratic Governor Peter Shumlin signed a bill that aims to establish a universal insurance coverage for all residents. The bill will make Vermont the first state to lay the foundation for a single payer health care system. The Governor stated that the new bill is recognition of the economic and fiscal imperatives Read more
Healthcare service is getting more and more expensive thus having reliable health insurance coverage is a necessity. People who live in Ontario are really lucky as the Government has advanced healthcare system known as Ontario Health Insurance Policy or OHIP. Under this policy, all eligible Ontario citizens could access Ontario Province-funded healthcare service. < The Read more