Tag Archives: suffering

U.S. hospitals are suffering financial damage due to COVID-19 pandemic, Kaufman Hall finds

The nation’s hospitals are suffering significant financial damage as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic response. Kaufman Hall’s data from more than 800 U.S. hospitals show that volume and revenue declines, along with flat to rising expenses, resulted in a dramatic fall in margin within a matter of weeks, plunging nonprofit hospitals, which historically operate… Read More »

Suffering sciatica! How 2 stories on same study reported with different emphases

March 20, 2020 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org – now in its 14th year of publishing.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer and/or as @HealthNewsRevu. This week we were presented with another opportunity to see how the framing of stories about medical studies matters. Are results reported almost unquestioningly, with… Read More »

These biomedical breakthroughs of the decade saved lives and reduced suffering

Getty Images When it came to biomedical breakthroughs, this past decade represented a lot more hype than substance. We were promised a new era of “precision medicine,” where every patient would receive highly personalized treatments to target specifics fault in their genes. But in recent months, reports surfaced that these experimental therapies were failing most… Read More »

Americans are suffering from financial stress. Here’s what you can do about it

Jose Luis Pelaez Inc | DigitalVision | Getty Images We are tasked today with making many financial decisions, from managing our student loans to contributing to retirement accounts. Plus there’s paying credit card debt on time and keeping our credit score as high as possible. All of these are important, because our financial future is… Read More »

Could Assisted Living Help Your Loved One Suffering from Alzheimer’s or Dementia?

When a parent or loved one gets on in age, the concern of who is going to help them and how becomes an ever-present worry. Perhaps the loved one in question is self-reliant and doesn’t require an ever-present caretaker to assist them. Maybe you were able to take on the responsibility of helping them out.… Read More »