Tag Archives: Care

SA concerned over ambulance care

Nine patients died last year because of adverse incidents involving the South Australian ambulance service. SA Health Minister Stephen Wade says a review of the service was “incredibly concerning” after it found there was a lack of response by staff to abnormal observations and to clinical risks. The review found some officers had failed to… Read More »

Viewpoints: A Year After The Parkland Mass Shootings, Serious Gun Reforms Are Missing; What’s The Holdup In Getting Health Care For These Veterans?

Opinion writers weigh in on these and other health topics. SunSentinel: ‘We Barely Hear Anything About Common-Sense Gun Legislation Anymore’ So here we are, almost 365 days later. For the families whose world was destroyed, the time has practically stopped, but for everyone else, our attention has been grabbed by something else, some other “newsworthy”… Read More »

A final HealthNewsReview.org report card from 3,200+ systematic reviews of health care news stories & PR releases

In 2005, as I began building HealthNewsReview.org, I got permission from Dr. David Henry of the Media Doctor Australia project to adopt their news story review criteria. In the ensuing 13 years, no one has ever placed in front of me a solid, specific suggestion for a better set of criteria for reviewing stories about… Read More »