Three cheers for employer’s health insurance

Three cheers for employer’s health insurance

The Covid-19 virus has put a huge strain on our US workforce. The unemployment rate reached 14 million in the spring when communities and businesses were shut down. With this many people not working one would expect to observe an increase in the number of people who do not have health insurance. However, …

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Observing National Health Center Week in Sulfur Springs

Sulfur Springs Mayor Doug Moore recently issued a proclamation designating this week as National Health Centers Week in Sulfur Springs, and encourages all Americans to participate in “celebrating the important partnership between America’s Community Health Centers and the communities they serve”. For more than 50 years, Community Health Centers have …

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Air Mobility Command will allow pregnant airwomen more privacy under new directive

Pregnant airwomen assigned to Air Mobility Command will now have more confidential information during their pregnancy under a new directive from AMC Commander Gen. Mike Minihan. Under the new guidelines, pregnant airwomen will still be able to access prenatal medical care while maintaining the confidentiality of health information, a standard …

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To a T – Eugene Weekly

The internet is home to many blogs and videos of trans people documenting their transitions: tying and tucking tips, clothing tips, surgery and hormone updates — and all the things that surprised them along the way. But the biggest surprise for me was how good testosterone did for me. This …

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Markey joins Merkley and colleagues in continuing their efforts for a strong federal response to the monkeypox public health emergency

“As the country continues to navigate the [monkeypox public health emergency]the United States public health system remains on the front lines of identifying cases of VPD, informing Americans about access to vaccines and treatments, and connecting our constituents to needed medical care and resources.” Washington (August 10, 2022) — Sen. …

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Lawsuit in Texas could end free preventive checkups required by Affordable Care Act

When Congress passed the Affordable Care Act in 2010, its authors cited three overarching goals: improving access to health care, slowing rising medical costs, and improving health outcomes. One of the main ways to achieve these three missions was to require health insurers to provide preventive health care services at …

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Column-U.S. health care bill paves way for lower Medicare prescription drug costs

By Mark Miller (Reuters) – Climate and health care legislation that Congress is expected to approve later this week includes the most significant improvements to the Medicare program in nearly two decades. The changes aim to address one of seniors’ biggest concerns: the rapidly rising cost of prescription drugs. The …

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CT women with disabilities sue feds over Trump Medicaid cut after 2020 election

Two Connecticut women with disabilities have sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services over the loss of Medicaid coverage due to a Trump administration rule change released the day after the 2020 election. As the country focused on counting votes, Medicaid administrators in every state were being ordered …

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Israel and Gaza militants agree ceasefire

Palestinians searched the rubble on Sunday in Rafah, southern Gaza, where Khaled Mansour, a senior Islamic Jihad operative, was killed in an Israeli airstrike on Saturday evening.Credit…Yousef Masoud/Associated Press Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants in Gaza have agreed to a ceasefire, the two sides announced late Sunday night, a …

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Senate ‘vote-a-rama’ winds down after dozens of politically charged votes: LIVE UPDATES

Top Republicans call Democratic amendment ‘cynical ploy’ amid politically charged vote Top Republicans on Sunday criticized a Democratic senator’s decision to propose an anti-gas tax amendment at a 60-vote threshold after voting against a similar amendment at a 50-vote threshold during the Senate marathon. “It’s a very cynical ploy for …

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PRCS Emergency Update #1 (Israeli escalation against Gaza 2022/August) – Occupied Palestinian Territory

Attachments The recent escalation of hostilities in Gaza began on Friday August 5, 2022 around 4 p.m. Gaza time. Israel struck targets in Gaza, including an extrajudicial execution, among others, which also left a woman and child dead and dozens injured. Prior to this seemingly unprovoked strike on Gaza, Israel …

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I was laid off… What are my health insurance options? [The Times-Tribune, Corbin, Ky.] – InsuranceNewsNet

I was laid off… What are my health insurance options? [The Times-Tribune, Corbin, Ky.] – InsuranceNewsNet

August 6—Editor’s Note: The Times Tribune is pleased to offer ‘Toni Says’, a new column featuring helpful Medicare information presented in an engaging Q&A format. Hello Tony: My husband, David, was laid off because of what’s happening to the economy and rising gas prices. He is 68 years old and …

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State medical board ignores trans calls, bows to DeSantis push for treatment guidelines

Wendy Peale showed up at Dania Beach on Friday to give the Florida Board of Medicine a piece of her mind, on behalf of her non-binary child, Ren. She was not alone. Many parents have come forward to support their transgender and non-binary children. There were dozens of trans and …

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Quit vaping programs are becoming essential for today’s workers

Vaping has become a growing concern in the workplace, with nearly 11 million American adults using vaping products, according to the CDC. While many believe vaping to be relatively harmless, more socially acceptable than smoking, and a useful tool for quitting smoking, nicotine is addictive and dangerous no matter how …

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Abbott partners with Weight Watchers to improve diabetes management

Abbott Laboratories and Weight Watchers are partnering to help people with diabetes better understand their disease and manage their weight. To accomplish this, New York-based Weight Watchers will integrate its diabetes-friendly weight management program with Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre product portfolio. The goal is for the combination to create a seamless …

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Symposium on poverty organized at the headquarters of the IEHP

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA., August 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Facilitating ongoing conversations to benefit the health and well-being of its most vulnerable members, Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) has organized the Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County (CAPSBC) Fourth Annual Poverty Symposium 2022 friday july 29 at his seat. The …

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How do we play “catch up for retirement”?

Question: Danny and Laura in Kenton County: We are both in our 50s and both children are finally out of the house. We haven’t been good at saving since we tried to give kids the financial support they needed. But now that they’re on their own, we want to make …

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Push expands to expand mental health resources for first responders

At the state level, ideas for improving mental health resources and well-being for first responders are taking shape after a legislative package to help veterans and first responders with mental health treatment failed. not advanced this session. The state sheriffs association recently received a $100,000 grant to use the AT&T …

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EPA: Chemicals in medical device cleaners pose cancer risk

WASHINGTON– The Environmental Protection Agency is warning residents who live near medical sterilization plants in 13 states and Puerto Rico of potential health risks from emissions of ethylene oxide, a chemical widely used in their operations. Laredo, Texas; Ardmore, Oklahoma; and Lakewood, Colorado, are among the communities most at risk …

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Ensign CEO: Small-market model is best defense against nursing home headwinds

Ensign Group (Nasdaq: ENSG) management is confident of its future growth and financial stability at this stage of the pandemic, as occupancy rates continue to improve while labor issues are attenuating. Ensign CEO Barry Port also pointed to the most recent SNF final rule issued by the Centers for Medicare …

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DVIDS – News – WRNMMC First DOD Facility to Achieve New Quality Audit Status from American College of Surgeons

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has recognized Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) as one of the top 25 hospitals audited under its inaugural Quality Audit Program (QVP). The WRNMMC was the only Department of Defense facility to achieve ACS quality verification.The ACS announced the 25 hospitals, 22 …

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Healthcare Claims Management Market Size Expected to Grow USD 15.82 Billion by 2027

What is the size of the global healthcare claims management market? The global healthcare claims management market is expected to reach USD 15.82 billion by 2027. What is health claims management? Healthcare claims management refers to patient claims management software and systems. Claims Management helps organize, bill, fill, update and …

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Predict Health and Rex Wallace Consulting Launch New Solution to Help D-SNPs Launch and Maintain Impactful Enrollment Advisory Boards

This new solution from Predict Health and Rex Wallace Consulting helps Medicare Advantage plans better engage Dual-Special Needs Plan (D-SNP) members, meet new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements, and improve their competitiveness in the market ARLINGTON, Va., August 12022 /PRNewswire/ — Predict Health, an innovative leader in …

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Medicaid expansion breakthrough within reach in North Carolina | WFAE 90.7

RALEIGH — After a decade of vigorous opposition, most Republicans in North Carolina have now embraced the idea of ​​expanding the state’s Medicaid program to cover hundreds of thousands more low-income adults. Legislative approval finally seems within reach. During the General Assembly session that ended July 1, the GOP-controlled House …

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Closing the Medicaid Coverage Gap – InsuranceNewsNet

After months of doing nothing, Democrats in Congress finally seem on the verge of achieving something – or rather, several things, from protections for same-sex marriage to tens of billions of dollars for computer chips to, finally, an economic package passed through reconciliation. There’s still room for the majority to …

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Brooks and Capehart on the Senate agreement on climate and health care

Jonathan Caphart: Well, one, I relearned the lesson in Washington, which is never say die. When it looks like a deal is done, it’s over, there’s no movement, sometimes something happens, as we’ve seen this week. And suddenly you realize that these people met behind closed doors and they made …

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Premium for Medicare Part D will drop in 2023

Photo: Anton Petrus/Getty Images The base monthly premium for standard Medicare Part D coverage declines in 2023, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced today. The average premium for drug coverage will be approximately $31.50 in 2023, compared to $32.08 in 2022, a decrease of 1.8%. WHY IT’S IMPORTANT …

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There is an effective treatment for monkeypox, but it’s hard to get

As monkeypox cases continue to rise in the United States and around the world, many of those most affected by the virus say they don’t have access to effective treatment. The current monkeypox outbreak has caused more than 21,100 confirmed cases worldwide, including more than 4,900 in the United States. …

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Germ Warfare: GSA Supports Rapid Deployment of Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots to Federal Agencies with Contract Renewal | Company

SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 28, 2022– Xenex Disinfection Services, the global leader in UV disinfection technology for healthcare facilities, today announced the renewal for 5 years of its contract with the United States General Services Administration (GSA), which allows agencies (including Veterans Affairs and U.S. Department of Defense healthcare facilities) easily …

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InvestmentPitch Media Video Discusses Rapidly Growing Global Telemedicine Company Reliq Health Signs Four Pain Management Clinics, Adding Over 2,000 New Patients to Its Healthcare Platform

InvestmentPitch Media and Reliq Health Technologies Inc. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 28. Feb. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reliq Health Technologies Inc. (TSXV: RHT) (OTCPink: RQHTF) (FSE: MHN2), a rapidly growing global telemedicine company that develops innovative virtual care solutions for billions of people around the world. a dollar from …

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Amazon Chicago COVID-19 Tracker

Northwestern Medicine scientists Ramon Lorenzo-Redondo and Dr. Egon Ozer recently visited the airport in Iquitos, a remote Peruvian city deep in the Amazon jungle accessible only by plane or riverboat. They wanted to meet clinicians and scientists who provide care to surrounding communities along the Amazon River. The reason for …

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Danville pharmacist to pay Medicare and Medicaid fraud settlement

(© Aquir – stock.adobe.com) Piedmont Infusion Services and its owner, Jacob Patterson, have agreed to pay $310,000 to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act and the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act by submitting false bills to Medicare and Medicaid. Patterson, 66, of Danville, was a pharmacist who …

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After food, healthcare expenses become a bitter pill to swallow for Indian consumers

Health in India became more expensive as the government levied a 5% Goods and Services Tax (GST) on all non-ICU hospital rooms that cost more than ₹5,000. India also imports a lot of medicationsalthough Indian pharmaceutical companies also export to the United States and other countries. According to a recent …

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Anne Wyllie, research scientist at YSPH, discusses the success of the SalivaDirect testing protocol

On July 28-29, researchers, industry professionals and public health leaders from around the world will gather in Chicago, Illinois for the first annual conference on saliva tests hosted by the Saliva Direct Initiative from the Yale School of Public Health. During the two-day event, attendees will discuss lessons learned about …

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Washington state hospitals are in financial trouble

A report released last week by the Washington State Hospital Association indicates that virtually all hospitals in the state are in financial difficulty. (here) A recent survey found that hospital revenues increased by 5% from 2021 to 2022, but spending increased by 11% over the same period. It is unbearable. …

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Employer support for working parents

Employers, here’s a quick win for your current workforce, future workforce, and business bottom line: support for breastfeeding parents. The PUMP Act, a significant piece of legislation, would have resulted in more than 12.7 million parents were able to breastfeed their children and continue to work. Now another bill must …

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Hospitals lack medical equipment

In addition to the growing corona infection figures, supply bottlenecks are currently being felt in hospitals. Everyday equipment for operations, including sutures and cannulas, as well as special products for pediatric medicine are in short supply. The Tagesspiegel learned this from doctors at two large hospitals in Berlin. Hospital companies …

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FG is preparing to modernize the military health system

The Federal Government reported the implementation of reforms in the armed forces health care delivery system as well as in the Defense Industries Corporation of Nigeria. Reforms are expected to transform DICON into a world-class industrial complex, while reforms in the health sector would lead to the creation of a …

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Part D may need an overhaul

The program began before specialty drugs became such a major expense for Medicare and its beneficiaries. Congress is considering legislation that would cap payouts to recipients and require price rebates from manufacturers. Carol Thompson is a 77-year-old retired accountant in Lawrenceville, Georgia, who couldn’t afford the drugs her doctor prescribed …

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Biden’s claim that drug pricing bill ‘will help fight inflation’

Comment this story Comment “This will not only reduce the cost of prescription drugs and health care for families, but it will reduce the deficit and help fight inflation.” — President Biden, in a report on health care provisions in pending Senate bill, July 15 After months of negotiations, the …

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Payer-Specific Factors Drive Regional Health Care Spending

Discrepancies in regional health spending are not limited to private or public payers Researchers from Yale, Stanford and Dartmouth conducted a nationwide analysis of Medicare, Medicaid and private insurer spending over a small area, looking to see if certain areas have low spending in all three or if other factors …

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$25 minimum wage initiatives would exclude 65% of healthcare workers – Daily News

Several Southern California cities have approved or are considering a $25-an-hour minimum wage for healthcare workers in private facilities, but a new report says 65% of healthcare workers in those communities would be excluded. The Berkeley Research Group study predicts the move would also result in higher wages for people …

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Company, size, development, sharing and opportunities 2026 – This is Ardee

Precision medicine is a medical model that proposes to personalize health care with medical decisions, treatments, practices, or products tailored to a subset of patients rather than a single drug model. Advances in cancer biology will increase precision medicine. The market will grow with the development of new therapeutic approaches, …

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Another Likely Effect of Roe’s Reversal: Higher Healthcare Costs

Carrying a pregnancy to term and giving birth are among the most risky activities, from a health perspective, that most women are likely to experience. During pregnancy, potential complications include gestational diabetes and preeclampsia (a dangerous rise in blood pressure that can be fatal for both mother and baby). During …

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Rising medical device imports in India are hurting small and medium units

India’s medical device imports jumped 41% to Rs 63,200 crore in 2021-22, driven by a 48% year-on-year (YoY) increase in imports from China to 13,538 crores of rupees, Commerce Department data analyzed by the Association of Indian Medical Device Industry (AiMeD) showed. TO READ THE FULL …

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Woman charged with Medicaid fraud 4 times pleads guilty – InsuranceNewsNet

QUINCY – The owner of a Quincywas sentenced to three to four years in state prison after pleading guilty to defrauding public and private insurance companies, including the state’s Medicaid program. Nicole Kasimatis48 years old, from Quincyowner of Fortitude Advice and Recovery Center in Quincypleaded guilty to Norfolk Superior Court …

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Johnny Mercer announces veterans injured in the line of duty will get a £5m healthcare boost | Politics | New

The new Minister of Veterans Affairs said the money will support the development and testing of treatments, techniques and interventions for the wounded, injured or sick. He said much-needed funding would include work on “direct skeletal examination Fixation” – a pioneering technique for fixing prostheses directly to the bone and …

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The Other Joe: How Manchin Destroys Biden’s Plans, Angering Democrats | Joe Manchin

Joe Biden calls him “Jo-Jo,” an affectionate nickname for the West Virginia senator who, at critical times in his presidency, has been the Joe holding all the cards. And this week, Joe Manchin, a lone coal-state Democrat who has repeatedly opposed the president’s most ambitious legislative aspirations, derailed weeks of …

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Meal frequency and portion size: what you need to know

It is widely accepted in modern culture that people should divide their daily diet into three large meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner. — for optimal health. This belief derives mainly from the culture and first epidemiological studies. In recent years, however, experts have begun to change their view, suggesting …

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Richard Glover at Military Base Planning and Support Headquarters

Richard Glover STATE News: …Air Force veteran brings decades of experience to state government SANTA FE. – Economic Development Department (EDD) Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today that Richard Glover has been selected by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham as the new Director of the Office of Military Base Planning …

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New company Serviam acquires SeniorVu with an eye on value-based care

Nearly three dozen industry operators and investors are backing a newly created company with a “triple purpose” to improve resident experience, health care outcomes and costs of care. The new company, Serviam Care Network, announced this week that it has acquired leading senior living platform SeniorVu. Terms of the agreement …

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Demand for monkeypox vaccine increases with number of cases, but supply remains low – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather forecast

(CNN) – The number of doses of monkeypox vaccine distributed in the United States has more than tripled since last week, according to the US Department of Health and Human Services, but supply is well below demand – and below the levels that experts say will be needed to control …

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The oncology model of care and its successor

Although the cancer model of care produced positive results, the value-based model of care cost Medicare money. Attention now turns to its successor, the Oncology Improvement Model. The Oncology Model of Care (OCM) was introduced in 2016 by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) with the goal of …

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BioReference Laboratories and Parent Company Agree to Pay $9.85 Million to Resolve Allegations of Illegal Referring Physician Payments Under the False Claims Act | Takeover bid

BioReference Health LLC, formerly known as BioReference Laboratories, Inc., (BioReference), and OPKO Health, Inc. (OPKO) have agreed to pay $9.85 million to resolve alleged violations of the False Claims Act resulting the payment by BioReference of above-market rents to landlords of physicians for office space in order to induce such …

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Bloomington surgeon Ricardo Vasquez sues IU Health

A lawsuit filed by a Bloomington surgeon alleging Indiana University Health engages in anti-competitive behavior in Bloomington may proceed, an appeals court has ruled. A three-judge panel at the United States Court of Appeals in Chicago on July 8 overturned a lower Indianapolis court ruling that found the case should …

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Opportunities exist for silicone-based personal care products despite health concerns

CLEVELAND, July 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — New analysis from Freedonia Group of the global silicone fluid market reveals that the personal care segment will continue to hold the largest share of demand by value through 2025, primarily due to increased production of cosmetics and toiletries. Higher-value personal care products made …

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Health Authority Newsletter – June 2022 #5 | Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Securities • High Court Rules for HHS in Hospital Health Insurance Payment Disputes• Volume of healthcare services transactions down 9% in the first quarter• CMS’s Proposed Payment Rule Could Impact M&A Activity• AHA urges lawmakers to change proposed IPPS payment rule• Lawmakers introduce rural hospital support law• Hospital CEO departures …

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Cardinality Announces the Creation of a Strategic Advisory Council

An esteemed group of industry leaders brings a wealth of expertise to help guide the company in achieving its ambitious vision for citizen services GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Cardinality.ai, a cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions provider that helps government agencies achieve better results through data-driven automation, artificial …

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Neuroscience Leaders Tour Research Building Construction Site – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the news center The 11 floors of the Neuroscience Research Building have been framed; siding installation has started Matt Miller Department heads and other leaders from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis recently toured the site where the Neuroscience Research Building is being constructed. The group included …

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Senior Living Know your rights to get free screenings – InsuranceNewsNet

An ounce of prevention… well, you know the rest. In medicine, prevention aims to detect problems before they become serious, affecting both a patient’s health and finances. One of the most popular parts of the Affordable Care Act, which allows patients to get certain tests or treatments without paying money …

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How Military Intelligence Helps Physicians Combat Patient Data Overload

Two-minute AI profile saves doctor time-consuming medical records On average, a doctor’s appointment lasts about 20 minutes – 30 if you’re lucky. The doctor sees dozens of patients, many with complex histories and taking a range of medications. Every detail is important, but it’s impossible for a doctor to follow …

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Live updates: Sri Lanka in turmoil as protests grow

Video Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has agreed to step down after what appeared to be one of the biggest protests yet, following months of protests fueled by the country’s economic crisis.CreditCredit…Chamila Karunarathne/EPA, via Shutterstock COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, whose family has dominated politics in Sri Lanka …

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Telemedicine clinic prescribing abortion pills online seeks to expand

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KGTV) — Companies that offer abortion pills by mail say they’ve seen a surge in inquiries over the past two weeks. One such company, “Choice”, claims to have seen a 600% increase in web traffic since Roe vs Wade was cancelled. “These are people reading about what …

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SWOT analysis of the Ceiling Power Unit Market by 2028

New Jersey, United States – The Ceiling Power Unit Market The research report aims to provide a quick overview of the overall industry performance and important new trends. Important information, as well as conclusions, latest key drivers and constraints, are also described here. A wide range of quantitative and qualitative …

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West Health comments on Senate action for adva

SAN DIEGO, California – July 6, 2022 – West Health Chairman Timothy A. Lash issued the following statement on news that Senate Democrats have agreed to advance prescription drug pricing reform and the legislation has been submitted to the parliamentarian of the Senate. “West Health commends Senate Democrats for advancing …

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MedCrypt welcomes Ken Hoyme to the advisory board

Hoyme brings Boston Scientific, Adventium Labs and Honeywell experience to proactive medical device cybersecurity provider SAN DIEGO, July 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — MedCrypt Inc.the leading provider of proactive security solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced the addition of Ken Home to its advisory board. Ken brings 40 years of …

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Why states’ success in tying Medicaid to endowment could propel CMS policy

While setting higher staffing standards for nursing homes continues to be a top priority in the minds of federal leaders, few in the industry see it as a viable or sustainable path. Given the current staffing climate, with an approximately 15% decline in the long-term care workforce since the start …

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Russia is waging war on Ukrainian healthcare

The author is a practicing physician and associate professor at the Icahn School of Medicine in Mount Sinai, New York. 5,493,437. This is the number of Ukrainians who have fled the country since February 24, according to the United Nations. Eight million others fled their homes but remained in Ukraine. …

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Senator Warnock chairs congressional hearing in Georgia on efforts to cut prescription drug costs – CBS Atlanta

Senator Warnock chairs a congressional hearing in Georgia on efforts to cut prescription drug costsSenator Raphael Warnock visited Fayetteville Senior Services to hear seniors and health care advocates talk about soaring drug costs. He chaired the first congressional hearing of the Senate Committee on Aging in Georgia. 3 hours ago …

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Kansas rep Sharice Davids makes more products in the U.S.

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide insights into issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. Kansas City Kansas Community College’s Automation Engineering program is the education America’s manufacturers need. Kansas City Kansas Community College As we come together this …

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The latest information on COVID-19 vaccines and children

Two weeks ago, a colleague of mine who is a pediatrician had her 2-year-old son vaccinated against COVID. The boy did well with the first dose of the Moderna vaccine, with no reactions or side effects. “The only sign he got vaccinated was the bandage on his thigh,” the mum …

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Congressmen Cohen and Cooper applaud Biden administration for asking Tennessee to roll back Medicaid block grant plan in response to public outcry

WASHINGTON — Congressmen Steve Cohen (TN-09) and Jim Cooper (TN-05) today applauded the Biden administration’s Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for ask Tennessee to redesign major changes that would have turned Tennessee’s Medicaid program, known as TennCare, into a block grant. This demand makes it more likely that …

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KC can reimburse travel and abortion care costs for city employees

In this file photo from Tuesday, June 4, 2019, a family planning clinic is seen in St. Louis. Jeff Robson Associated Press file photo Criminalizing reproductive rights will perpetuate an unjust system and worsen racial health disparities, Kansas City Councilwoman Ryana Parks-Shaw said as the council approved two bills Thursday …

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Responding to the devastating floods in Bangladesh

By Talya Meyers When the floods started, staff members from the HOPE Foundation for Women and Children of Bangladesh packed their bags and made the 12-hour journey by bus. The floods killed 68 people in Bangladesh, the majority of them in the Sylhet region, and left an estimated 4.5 million …

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ADUS and AMED stocks have opposing views to Stifel on Medicare rate cuts (NASDAQ:AMED)

Pgiam/iStock via Getty Images Launch of its cover on Amedisys (NASDAQ: AMED) and Addus HomeCare (ADUS), Stifel had mixed views on the two home health care companies after the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed Medicare home rate reductions last week. Issuing a buy rating on Addus (ADUS), …

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Veteran finds perfect fit in new nursing career

South Dakota Air National Guard veteran Katie LeBrun is settling into a new career as a nurse at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. “I’m almost 29 and just graduated from nursing in 2020. It’s been a long road to get here,” LeBrun said. The former captain …

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Giant Eagle will pay out-of-state employee travel expenses for abortions

Giant Eagle Supermarkets announced Tuesday that it will reimburse expenses for insured employees and family members who must travel interstate for comprehensive health care, including access to reproductive care. The O’Hara-based supermarket chain’s decision mirrors policies announced by other companies since the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling last week struck down …

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New Food Packaging System Reduces Spoilage and Contamination – Harvard Gazette

The idea of ​​translating research from wound dressing to food packaging was born out of a collaboration with Philip Demokritou, the former co-director of the Center for Nanotechnology and Nanotoxicology (NanoCenter) at Harvard Chan School. The NanoCenter is a joint initiative between Harvard and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. “It …

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