The National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey telephoned people to ask, ‘‘During the past 12 months, was there any time when [you/someone in the family] needed medical
The American Lung Association State of Tobacco Control 2008 report graded the 50 states and District of Columbia on their anti-smoking efforts.
One of every three people who died in the U.S. in 2007 was in the hospital for treatment at the time of death.
Hospitalists are not very aware of the charges for various services they provide, or tests they order, according to recent data.
Costs have held steady since 2004 for potentially preventable conditions. The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality presented national data on rates and total
The National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys showed substantial increases in overweight among adults since 1980, primarily reflecting an increase in the percentage of adults 20â”74 years of age who ... Findings from the 1988–1994 and
The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality presented national data on conditions with the most rapidly increasing hospital inpatient costs between 2001 and 2007.
Further, there were more surgeries in that market than would have been expected given national trends and the market's historical experience, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission report said.
years of national emergency department data published in March in Respiratory Research. ... National trends in emergency room diagnosis of pulmonary embolism, 2001-2010: a cross-sectional study.
Alternative medicines by age and condition. About 38% of U.S. adults use some form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), according to the 2007 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), an ... annual study that interviewed more than 23,300