La mobilità sanitaria si traduce in un fiume di denaro pari nel 2017 a 4,6 miliardi di euro. L’88% del saldo in attivo (chi riceve pazienti) va ad alimentare le casse di Lombardia, Emilia Romagna e Veneto
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It’s time to recognise self care as an integral component of health systems | The BMJChronic care model
Empowering and supporting people to manage their own health benefits everyone The space given to self care in health policies and national healthcare does not acknowledge how people take care of their health or the potential self care has for improving health and wellbeing. Although so much of public health messaging is about self care, the benign neglect in healthcare policies stems, at least in part, from an evidence base that is patchy at best. However, in recent years, interest has been growing in the production of evidence reviews and guidelines for self care. A single definition of self care is not straightforward given the range of health problems, diagnoses, and treatments that it covers and the varying degrees of complexity involved that require different skills, understanding, and health literacy. Most self care happens outside the formal health system and should not be medicalised. However, when self care and healthcare intersect there is potential to amplify their benefits for the health of individuals and populations. For example, HIV self testing could increase coverage and self management of abortion could improve maternal health outcomes. Although it is tempting
Il 54% dei maschi europei ignora di avere la prostata e, anzi, pensa che sia un organo femminile. (ANSA)
In un momento di riduzione della disponibilità finanziaria per la sanità dobbiamo rispondere a domande del tipo: trattare gli ipertesi con PA < 160/100 quanti ictus evita e a quale costo?