Tag Archives: Study

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 »

Backlash after study refutes idea that breakfast is the most important meal of the day

Farewell, pancakes? Farewell, breakfast sausage? A new review that suggests breakfast skippers eat fewer calories over the day and weigh slightly less than breakfast eaters is reigniting debate over the quaint notion that breakfast is “the most important meal of the day.” While some experts say the research is further evidence skipping breakfast might be… Read More »

Cut red meat and save the planet: study

Aussies are the world’s number one consumers of meat, but scientists warn our love affair with beef is killing us, and the planet. An international team of experts has put lower meat consumption at the heart of a “planetary health diet” to stave off catastrophic damage to the environment. The findings from the EAT-Lancet Commission warn the… Read More »