PCPs Play a Small Part in Low-Value Care Spending

Primary care physicians (PCPs) generate only a small part of the $75 billion to $100 billion wasted every year on low-value care, according to a brief report published online January 18 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. However, one expert said there are better ways to curb low-value care than focusing on which specialties are…Continue Reading

Small and regional publishers press for a say on Facebook, Google code

As executives prepare for Friday’s Senate committee hearing into the news bargaining code, small and regional publishers are still working on getting a seat at the table.Senator Rex Patrick (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)Senator Rex Patrick says he is trying to ensure that small and country news organisations get a say at this week’s Senate committee hearing…Continue Reading

250,000 Small British Businesses Expected to Be Destroyed by Coronavirus Lockdowns This Year

The coronavirus lockdowns implemented by the British government will force at least a quarter of a million small businesses to shut down for good if they are not bailed out by the taxpayer, business leaders have predicted. Over the next year, at least 250,000 are expected to go under, according to a survey conducted by…Continue Reading

U.S. to allow small drones to fly over people and at night

Small drones will be allowed to fly over people and at night in the United States, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Monday, a significant step toward their use for widespread commercial deliveries.The FAA said its long-awaited rules for the drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles, will address security concerns by requiring remote…Continue Reading

Is Small Axe Film or TV? Early Critics’ Group Awards Ignite Debate

The 93rd annual Academy Awards won’t take place until April 25, 2021, but the extended season—with eligibility stretched to February 28, 2021, on account of the coronavirus pandemic—hasn’t stopped the nation’s critics from gathering to bestow honors on 2020’s best releases. Over the last week, critics’ groups in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, and…Continue Reading

Small business revenue remains flat

Navigation for News Categories Small business revenues remain flat although the number of jobs are increasing. Photo: 123rf A survey of small businesses by cloud accounting software firm, Xero, said the number of jobs in small businesses rose 1.4 percent in October over the year earlier to pre-Covid19 pandemic levels, apart from in the hospitality…Continue Reading

I run a PR firm for small businesses. After my brother died in Iraq, it felt like my world exploded — here are the 9 steps I took to rebuild my life and career.

Ami Neiberger-Miller is a writer, the founder of a PR and design services firm, and an advocate for gold star families. She is the surviving sister of US Army Specialist Christopher Neiberger, who was killed in combat in Iraq in August 2007. After her brother’s death and a separate medical emergency with her husband soon…Continue Reading

From small businesses to farmers, middle India is driving demand

No results matched your search Stock Markets7 hours ago (Nov 28, 2020 10:10PM ET) 2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An airport staff member pushes trolleys at Mumbai’s airport after the Indian government allowed domestic flight services to resume 2/2 By Aditi Shah and Rajendra Jadhav NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) – Manish Mehra, owner of Washex Hospitality,…Continue Reading

Small finlets on owl feathers point the way to less aircraft noise

A recent research study conducted by City, University of London’s Professor Christoph Bruecker and his team has revealed how micro-structured finlets on owl feathers enable silent flight and may show the way forward in reducing aircraft noise in future. Professor Bruecker is City’s Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in Nature-Inspired Sensing and Flow Control…Continue Reading