Tag Archives: Data

Data from routine clinical care shows people with HIV have an increased risk of dementia and that it’s diagnosed at a younger age

The risk of dementia in older age is increased by 58% for people living with HIV compared to their HIV-negative peers, according to US research published in the online edition of AIDS. The average age at dementia diagnosis was much younger for people with HIV: 67 years compared to 78 years for people without HIV.… Read More »

Pfizer’s much-anticipated COVID-19 vaccine data have yet to materialize. Can it still roll out this year?

With a bold prediction that interim data on its COVID-19 shot would be in the public’s hands by October, all eyes have been on Pfizer and CEO Albert Bourla. But with just days to go before November, those data still aren’t available—and Pfizer is holding on to hope that it can still roll out the… Read More »

Healthcare Costs, Access to Data, and Partnering With Providers: Patients’ Top User Experience Factors

As patients returned to in-person, brick-and-mortar health care settings after the first wave of COVID-19 pandemic, they re-enter the health care system with heightened consumer expectations, according to the Beryl Institute – Ipsos Px Pulse report, Consumer Perspectives on Patient Experience in the U.S. Ipsos conducted the survey research among 1,028 U.S. adults between 23… Read More »

Accuracy of U.S. coronavirus data thrown into question as decline in testing skews drop in new cases

A state-funded Covid-19 mobile testing site stands in Miami Beach, Florida, U.S., on Wednesday Aug. 5, 2020. Jayme Gershen | Bloomberg | Getty Images For the first time in months, the daily growth of new coronavirus cases in the U.S. has steadily fallen over the past two weeks, giving some hope to U.S. officials who proclaimed… Read More »

Get the Data: Hollowed-Out Public Health System Faces More Cuts Amid Virus

How We Reported ‘Underfunded And Under Threat’ To assess the state of the public health system in the United States, KHN and The Associated Press analyzed data on government spending and staffing at national, state and local levels. We explain what data we used and how we did it. There is no comprehensive data on… Read More »