Tag Archives: Care

Accessing medical records improves patient care, but only 10% of patients do so

Despite the numerous benefits associated with patients accessing their medical records, a study published in Health Affairs found only 10% of patients utilize the resource. Researchers expected to find inequities in use and access — in theory, driven by existing digital disparities, those who don’t use English as a first-language or communities without access to… Read More »

People with HIV aged 75 and older receiving good HIV care but many at risk of frailty

People with HIV aged 75 years and older are receiving “almost perfectly managed” care, but are more likely to experience age-related health conditions, according to French research published in Médecine et maladies infectieuses. There were 65 (2%) adults living with HIV over the age of 75 in the Pays de la Loire region. Research showed that… Read More »

New Trump rule to make more health care rates public – The Washington Post

The Trump administration on Friday issued controversial rules compelling hospitals and insurers to give consumers more information upfront about what their care will cost — requirements that the president called a historic step to give Americans tools to shop for affordable health care. Under one rule resisted for months by a broad swath of the… Read More »