Sustainability in U.S. Health Care Symposium Announced
The U.S. health sector currently emits 8.5% of the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions annually. In the last decade, these emissions increased by more than 30%. If the U.S. health sector were its own nation, it would rank 13th globally for greenhouse gas emissions.
Online Networks Found to Have Negligible Effect on Health Quality Improvement
While heart attack care has improved dramatically in the past few years, the use of online networks to foster communication and exchange information has played a minor role in this success, new research by the Yale School of Public Health has found.
Choice cuts: parsing policymakers’ pursuit of patient empowerment from an individual perspective
Mark Schlesinger, PhD, explores several ways in which the psychology of individual decision-making shapes consumers’ choices in medical settings and the potential for choice-based policies to improve the performance of the health care system.Source: Cambridge Journals