FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE

How the COVID-19 pandemic has affected depression and anxiety around the world

October 8, 2021

A report in The Lancet provides the first global estimates of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health in 2020, and suggests an additional 53 million cases of major depressive disorder and 76 million cases of anxiety disorders were due to the pandemic. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders – which can increase the risk of other health outcomes such as suicide – were major contributors to the global burden of disease, affecting millions of men and women of all ages around the world. This study is the first to assess global impacts of the pandemic on major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders, quantifying the prevalence and burden of the disorders by age, sex, and location in 204 countries and territories in 2020.

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St. Jude Medical is now Abbott. We are a global medical device manufacturer dedicated to transforming the treatment of some of the world’s most expensive epidemic diseases. We do this by developing cost-effective medical technologies that save and improve lives. St. Jude Medical provides safe and effective technologies that are of the highest quality-and that quality is something we take very seriously because we know patients around the world rely on our technologies. Our approximately 18,000 employees are passionate in their commitment to this priority.

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What Does Your Tongue Say About Your Health?

Infographic | June 1, 2015

Open your mouth and look at your tongue. That may sound strange, but your tongue can tell a lot about your health. For example, a black and hairy looking tongue can signal poor oral hygiene, or diabetes. If your tongue is bright red like a strawberry, it could signal a deficiency in folic acid, vitamin B12, or iron. But, it could also mean you have strep throat, or a fever.

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How Alcohol Affects Your Mind and Body

Infographic | April 24, 2014

It’s no secret that alcohol affects your mind and body. And these effects can be far-reaching, impacting your feelings, personality, movement, and much more. Discover a breakdown of the progressive health effects of alcohol consumption, based on the number of drinks you consume and your Blood Alcohol Concentration BAC percent.

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7 Patient-Centered Strategies to Generate Value-Based Reimbursement

Infographic | December 23, 2013

With time and resources at a premium, healthcare organizations are increasingly selective about allocation of human and financial capital. There are, however, a select group of initiatives and strategies worthy of C-suite investment.

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XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) Real-World Evidence: Building the Bridge Between Clinical Trials and Clinical Practice

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New data from an ongoing post-marketing study in nearly 45,000 people with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) confirm the safety profile of XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) was generally consistent with the findings observed in ROCKET AF, the Phase 3 study that supported the approval of the medicine for prevention of stroke in patients with NVAF.

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Healthcare and Social Media Infographic

Infographic | July 8, 2019

The current generation of people are living longer compared to an older generation where healthcare and information on medication, treatment and diseases were hard to come by. Thanks to social media and the internet it is not the case today.

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Infographic: The Forced March to Value-Based Healthcare

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is accelerating the transition to value-based care by engaging physicians and providers with a battery of new value-based programs and quality incentives. With commercial insurers following CMS's lead, the government is setting a rapid pace of change…

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St. Jude Medical

St. Jude Medical is now Abbott. We are a global medical device manufacturer dedicated to transforming the treatment of some of the world’s most expensive epidemic diseases. We do this by developing cost-effective medical technologies that save and improve lives. St. Jude Medical provides safe and effective technologies that are of the highest quality-and that quality is something we take very seriously because we know patients around the world rely on our technologies. Our approximately 18,000 employees are passionate in their commitment to this priority.

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