Disparities persist in prescribing comfort care, shows study

Receiving palliative or hospice care services was found to improve quality of life for hospitalized ischemic stroke patients, however, disparities persist in which patients are prescribed or have access to these holistic comfort care options, according to new research published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an…

Healthcare Systems Around the World

There are many philosophies shaping healthcare services around the world, and this article glances at some prominent examples. This may help understand why different countries experience healthcare differently. Image Credit: pogonici/Shutterstock.com Healthcare in the USA The USA does not have a universal, free healthcare program, unlike most other developed countries….

Access to voluntary health insurance with the age limit

LSG Stuttgart confirmed unequal treatment for the severely disabled Health insurance companies are allowed to severely disabled persons access to voluntary statutory health insurance that Exceed a specified age limit, refuse. The approved Statute of the Fund provides for an age limit of 45 years, this will not constitute unlawful…