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Harvard Doctor Finds Long Term Multitasking Problems

Stop trying to get better at multitasking. That’s what Dr. Natalia Peart advises to avoid burnout and have a better work-life balance. In a world with shorter attention spans, many people have resulted to multitasking to optimize productivity. Dr. Peart believes there are problems with multitasking. She has found that there are several multitasking problems… Read More »

EDs could save $8.3B annually with better primary care, study finds

Dive Brief: More effective primary care could save emergency departments an estimated $ 8.3 billion annually, according to a new Premier analysis. Of 24 million visits by patients with certain chronic conditions in 2017, 4.3 million were potentially avoidable. Patients with those conditions contributed to nearly 60% of all ED visits at nearly 750 hospitals… Read More »

Health screening 'not meeting targets', report finds

None of the three main health screening programmes in England – bowel, breast or cervical – met their targets last year, according to a report by the National Audit Office. There were also delays in cervical screening results reaching half of women tested, with a backlog of nearly 100,000 samples. Bowel screening performed best, narrowly… Read More »