• Medically Tailored Meal Delivery Service Reduces Costs for High Utilizers of Health Care

    8 monthes ago - By UNC Healthcare

    Study led by Seth Berkowitz, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the department of medicine, finds a 16 percent drop in emergency department and inpatient expense.
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  • Use of Complementary Health Approaches for Acute Complaints Presenting to the Emergency Department

    8 monthes ago - By Pediatric Emergency Care

    Objective
    This study aimed to determine the prevalence of complementary health approaches specifically for acute complaints in patients assessed in a pediatric emergency department and factors associated with use.
    Methods
    A cross-sectional survey was offered to patients between the age of 28 days and 18 years assessed at a tertiary pediatric ED between December 2014 and July 2015. Univariate and multivariate logistic regressions were used to identify variables associated with CHA use.
    Results
    Of 475 potential participants, 412 participated, of which 369 completed the survey. Overall, 28.7%...
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