Tag Archives: care

5 quick PR tricks to cover up a lack of real health care news

As all researchers know, science is a grinding parade of failure and dead ends. But as we’ve often written, news release writers sometimes seem hell-bent on making the public believe otherwise. Like expert makeup artists, they can add sparkle to lackluster findings, mask blemishes in study designs, and smooth over unimpressive data. One thing I… Read More »

Study shows impact of urgent care centers on nonemergent ED usage

Dive Brief: A new study suggests urgent care centers are impacting the use of emergency departments for minor illnesses and injuries, but only in locations with multiple UCCs. The multistate study by the National Bureau of Economic Research compared nonemergent ED use when UCCs were open and closed. The results showed a 1.4% uptick in… Read More »

Man’s Mission Of ‘Music Is Medicine’ Brings Song To Health Care Centers Nationwide – CBS New York

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A musician is on a journey across the entire United States, playing music for people in need. Nearly four years ago doctors found a benign tumor in his spine of 41-year-old Ryan Brolliar. They were able to safely remove it, but he says it changed his life, reports CBSN New… Read More »