Tag: illness


How The Healthcare Industry Can & Should Be Supporting Unpaid Caregivers

March 29, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

Unpaid caregivers are the backbone of society, providing an essential service, yet often feel invisible and without support. In recent years, that backbone is starting to break with research showing that 70% of caregivers, including parents and caregivers of adults, […]

Innovation, Patient Experience

Telemedicine appointments reduce risk of further illness

August 31, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Telemedicine appointments combined with in-person visits significantly reduced the risk of further illness for children with medically complex cases, according to results of a new study by researchers with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The […]


The WHO Estimated COVID-19 Mortality at 3.4%. That Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story

March 9, 2020

Via: Time Health

Nobody had ever seen the coronavirus that causes the disease known as COVID-19 before the current outbreak began in China in December 2019. So for context, it is often compared to a symptomatically similar disease we know well: the seasonal […]


6,000 tourists in lockdown on Italian cruise ship over coronavirus fears

January 30, 2020


Some 6,000 tourists are being held on a cruise ship in Italy over fears that a passenger could be infected with the coronavirus. “Sanitary protocol” has been activated amid concerns over the health of an individual traveling on the ship […]

Patient Experience

3 Times It’s Good to Be a “Bad” Patient

February 19, 2016


DO: Try to call for appointments or to ask clinical questions long before the end of business hours; morning is often best so the staff has a chance to grab the doctor before she gets behind or needs to leave. […]


Zika On Wall Street: Can These Companies Really Cash In On The Virus?

February 10, 2016

Via: Forbes

With the Dow down 9% and the Nasdaq having plunged 15% since New Year’s, it has been a lousy start to 2016 on Wall Street—but you wouldn’t know it from the bang-up performance of Intrexon, Cerus and Inovio Pharmaceuticals. What do […]