When people taking part in 22 pilot programs across the US got free fruits and vegetables, their health improved.
Patients who exercised during a hospital stay had a 10% lower risk of being readmitted to hospital within 30 days of discharge.
Today’s reports of crumbling, dilapidated and dangerous hospital buildings are a far cry from the design ambitions extolled by early NHS architects and planners.
Hospital ethics committees and consultants do not make decisions for others, but their input can help support doctors and patients navigate difficult dilemmas.
While some cyber criminals have previously avoided schools and health-care organisations, it seems these are now fair game.
Candida auris is a relatively new addition to a family of fungi that can infect people. Most of these infections occur in sick, hospitalized patients and can be deadly.
Ambulance response times have not always met targets, but the alarming new pinch point in our health-care system is that there are no ambulances at all available to respond to calls.
2023 will mark the ten year anniversary of Australia’s National Arts and Health Framework. Our new research points the way forward from here.
Yes it got many things built, but the legacy is fairly disastrous.
As visits to emergency departments surge — and in some cases overwhelm hospitals — here are answers to frequently asked questions about Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
In 2020, with adult ICUs at risk of being overwhelmed, we wore masks and accepted restrictions. Now pediatric intensive care is at risk. Will leaders follow the evidence and tell us to mask up?
Here’s what needs to happen next for our health systems to cope with the latest COVID wave.
Coastal hospitals are still at high risk, nearly two decades after Hurricane Katrina’s flood disaster at Memorial Medical Center shocked the world.
The future of our health system depends on recruiting and retaining passionate and highly skilled health-care workers. It’s essential to build work environments where they feel supported and safe.
Ghana’s northern region would be more developed now had it received a fairer share of colonial investments.
Innovation in primary care for COPD patients has the potential to alleviate a significant strain on the health system by reducing emergency department visits and hospitalizations.
A strong primary care system keeps patients away from emergency departments and helps patients self-manage illnesses. But Ontario’s plan to ease pressure on emergency rooms ignores family medicine.
Hospitals are struggling, with ambulances ramping outside emergency departments and patients facing long waits for care. But doing more of the same won’t fix the problem.
Many people do not realize they are delivering at a Catholic hospital, and others may not have a choice. But where one receives care has a profound impact on the birth control options they’re offered.
It would be a wasted opportunity if our political leaders came back again in six months without a long-term plan about how to fund and improve the system.