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More Rural Patients Using Telehealth — If They Can Afford It : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image After a difficult time in her life, Jill Hill knew she needed therapy. But it was hard to get the help she needed in the rural town she lives in, Grass Valley, Calif., until she found a local telehealth program. Salgu Wissmath for NPR hide caption toggle caption Salgu Wissmath for NPR… Read More »

Healthcare orgs boost spending on predictive analytics as they prove their worth

Use of predictive analytics among payers and providers has seen a 13 point increase, from 47 percent in 2018 to 60 percent in 2019, a new survey from the Society of Actuaries shows. WHY IT MATTERSThe report further finds that 89 percent of healthcare executives plan to use predictive analytics in the next five years,… Read More »

Drink hot beverages? A new study says they can increase your risk of oesophageal cancer

Adding cold milk to tea and coffee and waiting for hot drinks to cool could protect against oesophageal cancer, a study suggests. Research has found that regularly swallowing hot drinks nearly doubles the risk of developing diseases of the gullet and researchers have advised people to allow beverages to cool. In 2016, the World Health… Read More »