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Study shows impact of urgent care centers on nonemergent ED usage

Dive Brief: A new study suggests urgent care centers are impacting the use of emergency departments for minor illnesses and injuries, but only in locations with multiple UCCs. The multistate study by the National Bureau of Economic Research compared nonemergent ED use when UCCs were open and closed. The results showed a 1.4% uptick in… Read More »

Paddy McGuinness shows off two-stone weight loss after four month transformation

Take Me Out presenter Paddy McGuinness has revealed his body transformation after just four months of a “good diet” and training. The 45 year old took to Instagram to share the before and after pictures with his 928k followers. Paddy revealed he got down to 12% body fat and weighed 78.7kg in the after image.… Read More »

Virtual visits led to uptick in overall visits at Massachusetts ACO, study shows

Dive Brief: An accountable care organization’s use of virtual healthcare led to 33% fewer in-person visits, but increased overall visits by 80%, according to a new study in Health Affairs. It also shed light on the potential for virtual visit programs to increase disparities in access to care. Researchers reviewed data on 1,431 patients who… Read More »