Tag Archives: Financial

Financial Insecurity Among U.S. Workers Will Worsen in the Pandemic — Especially for Women

Millions of mainstream, Main Street Americans entered 2020 feeling income inequality and financial insecurity in the U.S. The coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating financial stress in America, hitting women especially hard, based on PwC’s 9th annual Employee Financial Wellness Survey COVID-19 Update. For this report, PwC polled 1,683 full-time employed adults between 18 and 75 years… Read More »

Seriously ill Medicare beneficiaries can face considerable financial hardship

Despite high beneficiary satisfaction with Medicare overall, a new national survey led by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard Business School, and colleagues finds that its coverage gaps may cause considerable financial distress for the most seriously ill patients. About half reported a significant problem paying medical bills, with prescription drugs… Read More »

We help journalists avoid reliance on sources with financial conflicts of interest

September 26, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer, or at @HealthNewsRevu. For the past 11 years, HealthNewsReview.org has helped journalists find industry-independent experts to use as sources in their stories.  It’s an effort begun by journalists Jeanne Lenzer and Shannon Brownlee (now a VP… Read More »

Viewpoints: Stop Talking About Expanding Medicare. Fix Its Financial Flaws Instead; Why Do We Need Anymore Lessons On The Societal Risks Of Genome Editing?

Editorial writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Wall Street Journal: Modest Cuts Could Save Medicare From Disaster Instead of debating how to expand Medicare coverage, politicians should focus on fixing the fatal financial flaws in the existing program that threaten to bankrupt the nation. Medicare spent 3.6% of gross domestic product… Read More »

Quality standards framework can improve both clinical and financial performance in healthcare

Achieving clinical quality has always an important component of healthcare delivery, but in an age of quality-based reimbursement and a consumer-oriented business culture, it’s more important now than ever. The problem is that, until recently, there hasn’t been a consistent set of standards governing how quality is measured and achieved. That results in a high… Read More »

Is it a bad idea to take Financial Accounting course without any basic knowledge of Business?

I have often been asked a question whether one can learn accountancy without knowing any idea about business management. It is not surprising to see many people today wonder whether they can learn financial accounting without having any basic idea of how to run a business. They often wonder as to what are the accounting… Read More »