Tag Archives: Impact

The impact of hearing loss on mental well-being

If you’re dealing with untreated hearing loss, you’re more likely to have mental health concerns that likely increase your need for medical care, according to a recent study. Hearing loss can have far-reachingimpacts on a person’s health. The study, published in November 2018 in the Journal of Public Health, used data from a 2014 cross-sectional… Read More »

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 »