Tag Archives: Outcomes

Keys to Achieving Technology Fiscal Fitness That Yields Better Business Outcomes

The current economic environment has put unprecedented pressures on every organization. Yet some organizations manage to turn this challenge into an opportunity when it comes to IT investments. In this session we’ll discuss how these organizations have elevated technology from the back office to the board room, by communicating the business value of investments and… Read More »

Same-day ART initiation linked to increased risk of negative outcomes

Same-day initiation of antiretroviral therapy after diagnosis has some negative effects, including more patients lost to follow-up, according to a study conducted in Eswatini. The World Health Organization’s Treat-All policy recommends lifelong antiretroviral therapy (ART) for all people living with HIV at the time of diagnosis, irrespective of immunological criteria. Newly diagnosed individuals are generally… Read More »

New Study Reaffirms: Increased Health Literacy Leads To Better Health Outcomes

Earlier this week, UnitedHealthGroup released a study reaffirming the importance of health literacy. The study “illustrate[s] the importance of increasing health literacy as a key component in driving better health outcomes and improving health care affordability. Seniors — who use more health care services, have more chronic conditions, and take more medications compared to other age groups… Read More »

Diet and folic acid can influence pregnancy outcomes – News-Medical.Net

Oct 8 2020 Healthy dietary choices are not only important for expectant mothers during the early months of pregnancy but equally important in the months prior to conception. Fast food consumption prior to pregnancy was found to be a risk factor for gestational diabetes, while low consumption of green leafy vegetables and fruit was found… Read More »

Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with Anorexia Nervosa

Current research on pregnancy outcomes in women with anorexia nervosa has yielded conflicting results. While some studies report an increased risk of cesarean delivery, miscarriage, preterm birth, and small?for?gestational age birth in this population, others find no association. Many of the studies are limited by small sample sixe and do not account for severity of… Read More »