Source: iStock by Getty Images Copyright: kentoh URL: https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/sports-abstract-background-gm1215253771-353891434 License: Licensed by the Authors From stress, burnout, career disruption and social isolation, the COVID-19 pandemic has posed similar challenges for many people including one special subgroup—that of elite athletes. “Athletes are unique in their mental health problems but also their resilience,’’ says Dr Luke Balcombe from the Australian Institute of Suicide Research and Prevention, whose review of the most up-to-date mental health literature has been published in JMIR Formative Research. “Elite athletes are an at-risk population for mental health problems compared to the general population. And 2020 has posed significant challenges with worldwide disruptions toRead More →

Source: Freepik Copyright: cookie_studio URL: https://tinyurl.com/y4758h96 License: Licensed by JMIR For more information, contact: healthatscale@crosscutstrategies.com Study Shows Personalized Provider Navigation Using Machine Intelligence May Reduce Post-Surgical Hospitalizations and Lower Costs SAN JOSE, Calif., December 1, 2020 – Patients treated by top-rated providers as determined by machine intelligence are less likely to suffer post-surgical hospitalizations and have lower costs of care than those treated by providers rated highly by other popular rankings, according to a study released today by researchers affiliated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the University of Michigan, and Health at Scale Technologies. The study, published today in the Journal of MedicalRead More →