Business & Economics
Efforts to better engage with underserved communities have been ineffective, but researchers are now challenging health care providers to integrate a community-engaged health care model to more effectively treat those with chronic diseases and health issues created by social circumstances, such as homelessness.
- SSM - Population Health
Limiting climate change to the 1.5°C target set by the Paris Climate Agreement will likely require coal and gas power use to decline at rates that are unprecedented for any large country, finds an analysis of decadal episodes of fossil fuel decline in 105 countries between 1960 and 2018. Furthermore, the findings, published October 22 in the journal One Earth, suggest that the most rapid historical cases of fossil fuel decline occurred when oil was replaced by coal, gas, or nuclear power in response to energy security threats of the 1970s and the 1980s.
- One Earth
What The Study Did: The results of this analysis suggest that financial assistance to hospitals through distribution of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds may have gone to hospitals that were in a stronger financial situation prior to the pandemic but funds also went disproportionately to those that eventually had the most COVID-19 cases.
- JAMA Health Forum
Research teams from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and their technologies have received seven 2021 R&D 100 Awards, plus special recognition for a COVID-19-related project.
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The arrival of the internet and associated digital technologies ranks with the industrial revolution in terms of seismic disruption but it hasn't spelt the end of media industries like newspapers, music, movies and television. Despite some obvious casualties, it has reinvented them says a QUT media scholar and author of 'Media Disrupted: Surviving Pirates, Cannibals and Streaming Wars' (MIT Press, October 2021).
A team of researchers from Harvard University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology and Tsinghua University have developed a cross-sector, high-resolution model to find the best and most cost-effective way for China’s power system to become carbon neutral by 2050.