Tag Archives: Impact

The impact of hearing loss on mental well-being

If you’re dealing with untreated hearing loss, you’re more likely to have mental health concerns that likely increase your need for medical care, according to a recent study. Hearing loss can have far-reachingimpacts on a person’s health. The study, published in November 2018 in the Journal of Public Health, used data from a 2014 cross-sectional… Read More »

How blockchain could make an impact in healthcare

Blockchain, like other young and disruptive technologies, offers wide opportunities to impact healthcare, an industry that is primed for disruption. Despite being the largest sector of the U.S. economy, healthcare is plagued by slow systems, wasteful financing, and resource utilization and operational inefficiencies. To address these issues, innovative solutions like blockchain can alter the arithmetic… Read More »

Editorial: Climate change and the immigrant caravan's impact 
on healthcare

The caravan of Central American migrants making 
its way north may well determine the future of 
healthcare in America. If enough voters are swayed by President Donald Trump’s demagogic demonization of those unfortunate souls—this year’s October surprise—the Republicans will retain control of Congress and the protections and insurance expansion contained in the Affordable Care Act… Read More »