Mental health staff on long-term stress leave up 22%

Image caption Some trusts saw the number of staff taking long-term leave double in five years The number of NHS mental health staff who have had to take sick leave because of their own mental health issues has risen by 22% in the past five years. Those taking long-term leave of a month or more […]

Are You Obese but Healthy? You May Still Be 96% More Susceptible to Heart Failure

  Obesity is one of the biggest causes of non-communicable, lifestyle diseases today. According to the World Health Organisation, close to 1.9 billion adults were obese in the year 2014. Around 2.8 million people die due to some complications associated with obesity every year. A recent study published in the Journal of the American College […]

Role of ‘technology’ in home health care

At present, home-based health care is gaining significant traction and poised for transformation. Once recognized as a fragmented and unorganised sector, it is gaining ground through progressively capturing interest of entrepreneurs and investors. It is a known fact that there is tremendous pressure on hospitals in delivering services at their facility, especially in Critical Care, […]

How Americans get their health insurance

With Obamacare firmly in the crosshairs of Republican lawmakers, the debate around U.S. healthcare is at a fever pitch. While there is no shortage of opinions on the best route forward, the timeliness of the debate also gives us an interesting chance to dive into some of the numbers around healthcare – namely how people […]

HIPAA compliance expectations from Small Healthcare Providers

If your small healthcare practice needs to understand how to put a HIPAA compliance program in place or make sure the current program is adequate and can withstand government scrutiny, please join us for this informative and interactive Two-day training course.