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U.S. spends more on healthcare, but not on social services spending, study finds

There’s broad consensus that the U.S. spends too much on healthcare, but it’s not because it doesn’t invest enough in social services, according to a new study published in Health Affairs. Using data over a 35-year period, from 1980 to 2015, the research compared healthcare spending and social spending among 35 countries in the Organization… Read More »

KLAS study finds nurses more likely to be happy with EHR than docs

Nurses have significantly higher satisfaction rates in working with electronic health records systems than physicians, according to a just-released research study. The report, by Orem, Utah-based KLAS Research, says that two-thirds of nurses are happy with the EHR their organization uses, 20 percent are frustrated, and about 18 percent are indifferent. The KLAS report seeks… Read More »

Climate change gets worse management under Trump, investigation finds

This year’s High Risk List is a 293-page assessment of the threats facing the federal government, including such matters as cybersecurity and problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The GAO has been putting the list together since 1990 and delivers it to Congress every two years to make legislators aware of the programs that… Read More »