Tag Archives: Care

Aussies willing to pay elderly care tax

Most Australians support paying more tax to fix the nation’s scandal-plagued aged care system, a survey has revealed. The Australian National University study involved 3200 respondents, with 85.4 per cent backing an aged care improvement levy. “A third of those in favour, 33.5 per cent, said this levy should be paid by all taxpayers,” study… Read More »

Study Finds Growing Acceptance of COVID Vaccine by U.S. Health Care Workers

TUESDAY, March 23, 2021 — Health care workers were just as uneasy as everyone else when COVID-19 vaccines were about to be approved in the United States, with large numbers hesitant to take the shot in early December, a new study reveals. But that hesitancy dwindled over the next few weeks, as health system employees… Read More »

Medical care plunged in pandemic’s early days, studies show

Dive Brief: A new study of one the nation’s busiest public hospitals in the Western Journal of Medicine concluded that COVID-19 led to a massive drop-off in emergency department visits during the first few weeks of the pandemic. A second survey by researchers at The Commonwealth Fund found that COVID-19 also interfered with Medicare enrollees’ access… Read More »