Population & Demography in the News

Saturday 16 December 2017

  • Not Your Demographic, Episode 112: #AsFarAsWeKnow

    This week, Enigma Erin and Stunning Stella are freezing their buns off in Chicago - just as the wrestling world is getting hot! Chris Jericho is out here living his best life (even if his hair is not), the Bellas are pretending their wine is good & Team YEP makes their final stand (spoiler alert...). Plus EC3 ...
  • Rethinking Health Care Delivery: What European And United States Health Care Systems Can ...

    On the bride side, this management awareness in the United States has facilitated advances in population health management and created a better mindset for actually managing care in pathways across sectors. More broadly this approach has led to many accomplishments: aligning incentives, a focus ...
  • At over 15.6 million, Indian diaspora is world's largest, Gulf nations house biggest share

    The report also said that the global migrant population rose by 10% in 2015 compared with the figure recorded in 2010, which means of the 7.3 billion global population in the given year, one of every 30 people was a migrant. However, the World Migration Report 2018 noted that the growth of the Indian ...
  • Ministers' under the radar NHS reforms are fuelling public anxiety

    As demand climbed, funding flatlined in the aftermath of the 2008 crash and managing long-term conditions became the dominant challenge; it was imperative to move from competition to collaboration and set a long-term goal of population health management. That is where accountable care comes in.
  • JFK Health System preps for big changes, growth ahead of move to Epic

    Driving the merger is expansion of patient access and the opportunity to deliver better outcomes by focusing on population health. Ganguly is expecting a smooth transition – but he is braced for plenty of IT work. As if consolidating weren't enough, JFK also has a number of system replacement initiatives ...

Friday 15 December 2017

  • PULSE@MassChallenge picks 32 for digital health cohort

    The company has received investment from Health X Ventures and cofounder and Chief Financial/Operations officer JoeMcDonald highlighted the challenges of implementing population health technology in an article for the MedCitizen section of MedCity News last year. Epion Health in New Jersey ...
  • Strong Migration Trend Pushing Villages Growth

    “We're very, very fortunate that we're working with a known quantity with a proven track record — The Villages Developer,” Wildwood Mayor Ed Wolf said about the new housing growth that serves this growing population. “There is no risk for the city going into this public-private partnership with The ...
  • Why Messenger Kids Is a Reason to Buy Facebook Inc Stock

    Right now, the 13-20 demographic is in love with Snapchat. While Instagram has stolen some of Snapchat's thunder, Snap is still growing its user base and engagement is still increasing. Clearly, Snapchat is still a formidable competitor in the 13-20 demographic. But if Messenger Kids is a hit (which it ...
  • Africa MPs want increased funding on reproductive health

    Other resolutions passed included institutionalising NEAPACOH in African parliaments, strengthening funding mechanisms for the implementation of its strategy, promoting and strengthening partnerships including private-public partnerships in promoting RH/FP, population and development, among ...
  • Africa MPs want increased funding on reproductive health

    “We should advocate for investments in young people with a focus on education, health, skilling, job creation to enhance the demographic dividend,” one of the resolutions stated. The MPs also resolved to support laws and policies that operationalise task sharing for improved service delivery of ...
  • Trinity Lowers Entrance Exhibition Points to 500

    She noted that, with these changes, which will see students from all demographic types awarded, an increase in sizarships is likely. In 2013, the College decided to no longer include the 25 bonus points for maths as part of the criteria for the Entrance Exhibition awards and decreased the prize from €300 ...
  • Philips snaps up VitalHealth in eHealth business boost

    Philips has expanded its eHealth business after acquiring VitalHealth, a digital healthcare company specialising in population health management. VitalHealth offers a variety of cloud-based solutions aimed at identifying the healthcare needs of regional populations and improving the delivery of ...
  • Landfill health study: Did the dump make us sick?

    “It is my position that the revenue generated by the gas emissions at the former Fresh Kills landfill should be remitted to a fund created specifically for research, monitoring, health screenings, and health initiatives related to the potential effects the landfill has had on the local population…,” Borelli said.
  • Biz: So long, Tripps – now it's time to go fly-fishing

    12, 2016, and the 6,000-square- foot space has been vacant since. Techet says he recently signed a 10-year deal with Orvis and expects the outdoor company to move in by June. “Their demographic is our demographic,” he says. Techet also plans changes to the shopping center that will allow for more ...
  • The International Population Health Management Industry Overview by Industry Financial Supply ...

    The Global Population Health Management Industry report evaluates the overall performance of this Industry during the assessment period. With industry undergoing a phase of technological disruption, innovations in products are likely to shape the future of the Global Population Health Industry ...
  • Indian Diaspora is the Largest in the World

    In 2015, 16 million persons from India were living outside their country of birth compared to 12 million from Mexico, the report published by the International Organisation for Migration said. With increase in migrant population, there has been an increase in remittances as well. In 2016, India, China, ...
  • 100 Million People The Across World Are Poor Due To Healthcare Expenses, Half Of Them Are ...

    A new report has revealed that at least half of the world's population has no access to essential health services, and about 100 million people – of which half of them live in India – are being pushed into poverty due to health care expenses. "It is completely unacceptable that half the world still lacks ...
  • London comes out top for rental demand and enquiries

    The annual data for each area in the top five has been broken down by the demographic of tenants making enquiries, listing type, property type and the number of bedrooms, in order to better understand what tenants in these areas are looking for and what is driving demand in rental markets. 'The data ...
  • 17% of the population account for 80% of healthcare spending

    Some 80% of the Dutch national healthcare budget is spent on 17% of the population, according to research by healthcare analyse group Vektis Intelligence. However, there are wide variations depending on location. In the town of Boekel in Noord-Brabant, for example, 80% of healthcare spending ...
  • Shirebrook wins £1.26m investment from migration fund

    Lord Bourne said: “Over recent years Shirebrook has seen significant economic growth and is an example of the real benefits migration can bring to Britain. “However, we recognise that population change in a short space of time can put pressure on local services. That's why we are making funding ...
  • Preterm Birth and Future Childbearing: More Questions Than Answers

    Indeed, the calculation of “missing children” and the contention that preterm birth leads to population-wide demographic consequences suggests a causal interpretation. Yet this is an epidemiologic study; although the authors can postulate causality, it is impossible to know if their finding is anything more ...
  • 30 years later, the Firehouse 'Thrives!'

    “So really the goal is to grow upon the programs that have been the mainstay of who we are, while also introducing new programs to engage more folks in a different demographic.” Jack Shea covers Newburyport City Hall. He can be reached via email at jshea@newburyportnews.com or by phone at ...
  • Australia Sees Highest Net Overseas Migration Since 2009

    Australia is the new hub for skilled migrants, a comparative analysis of government figures shows. With 245,500 people entering the country over the 12-month period until June 30 this year, migration is seen as the key factor driving the population growth of 388,100 during the period. With more than 27 ...
  • Island is facing a mental illness epidemic says MHK

    It advocated an 'holistic approach' to mental health and called for collective responsibility. 'The mental health service and public health directorate collaborated on assessing the levels of mental ill health and wellbeing in the local population, notably in the development of the mental health and wellbeing ...
  • NPC launches multi-sector nutrition plan

    According to Nepal Demographic Health Survey 2016, overall 36 per cent of children under five years of age are stunted, with 12 per cent severely stunted, 10 per cent wasted, two per cent severely wasted, 27 per cent underweight, five per cent severely underweight and one per cent overweight.

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