Search Tag: community health

Executive Health Management

Lost Funding Threatens Training of Primary Care Physicians In Shortage Areas

2015 03 Mar

A new report estimates that the defunding of medical residency training programs in underserved areas of the United States will affect millions of patients who do not have easy access to primary care physicians. Researchers from the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health warn that discontinued support for the Teaching... Read more

IT Management

Twitter Language Predicts Community Heart Health

2015 30 Jan

The dynamic relationship between healthcare and social media may soon emphasise the ways in which social media tools track psychological measures of community health. A new study which appears in Psychological Science claims that emotional aspects of language used on Twitter can predict coronary heart disease “significantly better” than a standard model... Read more

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