Tag Archives: access

Drinking alcohol can make the coronavirus worse, the WHO says in recommending restricting access

A view of people waiting in line at Cork & Bottle liquor store on 1st Avenue as the coronavirus continues to spread across the United States on March 21, 2020 in New York City. Cindy Ord | Getty Images Drinking alcohol can increase the risk of catching Covid-19 and make it worse if you do… Read More »

Californians increasingly concerned about access to mental healthcare and rising cost of care

Mental healthcare access remains a top priority for nine in 10 Californians, while the rising cost of physical and mental healthcare is causing increasing numbers of Californians to struggle to pay for prescription drugs, medical bills, and healthcare premiums, finds a new poll from the California Health Care Foundation. The poll, Health Care Priorities and… Read More »

Improving healthcare access in the Pacific Northwest requires better planning, infrastructure

University of British Columbia researchers have developed a data science method that analyzes how easily citizens can access hospitals and walk-in health clinics — and it’s a tool that could eventually help city planners and policymakers build smarter, more equitable cities. The researchers wrote data algorithms for three of the largest cities in the Pacific… Read More »

Health Law Improved Access to Cancer Treatment, Studies Show – The Wall Street Journal

Researchers saw increased rates of diagnosis and treatment in the studies. Here, a patient has blood drawn to monitor her cancer treatment in 2015. Photo: Jacqueline Larma/Associated Press By Peter Loftus Peter Loftus The Wall Street Journal Biography @Loftus Peter.Loftus@dowjones.com June 2, 2019 7:30 a.m. ET CHICAGO—New studies suggest the 2010 Affordable Care Act has… Read More »