Public Health and the Pulpit

Zaitoon By Dr. Butool Hisam Public Health and the Pulpit Source: Wikimedia Commons Just 250 miles south of the capital of Tunisia, the northernmost African country and a hidden tourist paradise, lies the city of Al Qarawayan. Though this country is famous for its glorious sandy beaches and historical monuments, what is less known is […]

Edition 20 – Dying in the Shadows: Suicide Among the Homeless

Edition 20 – Dying in the Shadows: Suicide Among the Homeless

Dying in the Shadows: Suicide Among the Homeless By Lori Holleran and Gabrielle Poon Citation Holleran L, Poon G. Dying in the shadows: suicide among the homeless. Harvard Public Health Review. Fall 2018;20. Dying in the Shadows: Suicide Among the Homeless According to the 2017 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress, conducted by the U.S. Department […]

Javaid Iqbal discusses “Climate Emergency and its impact on Public Health”

Javaid Iqbal discusses "Climate Emergency and its impact on Public Health"

The i-value By Javaid Iqbal Addressing Climate Emergency and its impact on Public Health in US The goal of every health system is to keep people healthy, and climate change strikes right at the foundation of it. The effects of climate change are catastrophic and instantaneous, with the impact felt across the globe. It is […]

The ones I wish to reach

Zaitoon By Dr. Butool Hisam The ones I wish to reach Source: Wikimedia Commons The woman is covered in ornaments from head to toe. She is sitting underneath a colorful umbrella that is enveloping her in a shadowy hue. Not that she needs the extra colors – she’s wrapped in an eye-catching Sari with splashes […]

Breaking the ice: A glance at therapeutic hypothermia

Dr. Anne Bagenholm rescue

Zaitoon By Dr. Butool Hisam Breaking the Ice: A Glance at Therapeutic Hypothermia Dr. Anne Bagenholm rescue: Image copied from CNN Article. https://edition.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/10/12/cheating.death.bagenholm/ 20 May 1999 was the chosen date for a number of people and fate itself. For Dr. Anne Bagenholm, a surgical assistant at the Narvik Hospital, Norway, it was the day she […]

Javaid Iqbal discusses the role of machine learning in healthcare

Javaid Iqbal discusses the role of machine learning in healthcare

The i-value By Javaid Iqbal Role of Machine Learning in Healthcare Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning have emerged as one of the most important technologies of Industrial Revolution 4.0. The use of AI and ML will transform and disrupt healthcare as large quantities of data will be transformed into insights for improving the diagnosis of […]

Edition 8 – Beyond Adjustments for Socioeconomic Status in Hospital Readmissions Penalties

Edition 8 – Beyond Adjustments for Socioeconomic Status in Hospital Readmissions Penalties

Beyond Adjustments for Socioeconomic Status in Hospital Readmissions Penalties By Dr. Joshua M. Liao, MD, MSc, FACP​ and Dr. Krisda Chaiyachati, MD, MPH, MSHP​ Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Citation Liao J, Chaiyachati K. Beyond adjustments for socioeconomic status in hospital readmissions penalties. Harvard Public Health Review. 2016;8. Beyond […]

Stuti Chakraborty discusses the insidious onset of stroke: can your job kill?

Stroke Reimagined By Stuti Chakraborty Insidious Onset of Cerebrovascular Disease: Is your job killing you? Recent Developments On 17th May 2021 the World Health Organisation (WHO) and International Labour Organisation (ILO) published the Joint Estimates of the Work-related Burden of Disease and Injury, of ischemic heart disease and stroke, attributable to long working hours from […]