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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Texas lawmakers lament mistreatment of national guards sent to borders

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date with Texas’ most essential news. For 24/7 mental health support in English or Spanish, call the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration toll-free helpline at 800-662-4357. You can also contact a qualified emergency counselor through …

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TOKE.N launches an ecosystem with NFT, Marketplace and

Cape Coral, Fla., January 8, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Over the past decade, the world has seen dramatic change on many fronts, changes that affect millions of people every day. One of them was the decrease in the stigma surrounding marijuana and then the decriminalization and legalization that followed. The …

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Climate action in healthcare is my new year’s resolution

Reed A. Omary, MD Reed Omary is a radiologist in Nashville. At the start of the New Year, people decide to make changes. Every year millions fail. I won’t be one of them. I decided to raise awareness about climate change in health care. Doctors and nurses are good at …

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Allison Corry Named New Director of Intermountain’s Healthcare Supply Chain Organization

This press release was originally issued by Release the thread Salt Lake City, Utah – (Release the thread) – 06/01/2022 – Allison Corry has been appointed as the new Chief Supply Chain Officer and Vice President of Organization of the Intermountain Healthcare supply chain. Corry will lead the development of …

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Legal Experts Look at CMS Vaccination Mandate, SCOTUS Case, Implications for Nursing Homes

Nursing home operators remain in limbo as the Supreme Court is due to hear arguments on Friday over the constitutionality of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) vaccine mandate. Healthcare litigators and other legal experts expect it will be much easier to repeal previously ordered lower court injunctions, …

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Indiana legislative leaders aim for ‘out of control’ healthcare prices

Todd huston Key Indiana lawmakers are stepping up pressure on hospitals and health insurers to cut “runaway costs” of health care, saying prices in Indiana are well above the national average and must come down. Speaker of the House of Representatives Todd Huston and Speaker of the Senate Rodric Bray …

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Covid Live Updates: Latest Omicron Info, Tests & Cases

Garfield Elementary Assistant Principal Wendy Geiling distributing a tablet on the first day of a distance learning session.Credit…Andrew Dolph for The New York Times The Omicron Wave threatens to upend any sense of peace in the American education system. After a vacation break that has seen coronavirus cases steadily increase, …

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Q&A: Andrew Behrman, CEO of FACHC, on Omicron’s impact on community health centers – State of Reform

Andrew Behrman, MBA, is the president and CEO of the Florida Association of Community Health Centers (FACHC), which provides resources such as COVID-19 testing and vaccinations at hundreds of primary and skilled health care centers in federal level (FQHC) across Florida. Across the various clinics, FACHC provides a vital safety …

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Shortage of hospitals and healthcare workers could worsen

Global markets enter 2022 with refreshed COVID-19 fears due to omicron, thousands of flights and canceled holiday events around the world, and more alarmingly, an overwhelming labor shortage among essential workers from hospitals to retail stores as new disruptions deplete the dedicated frontline workers who keep emergency rooms staffed, wards …

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Restore Hyper Wellness secures $ 140 million investment

Restore Hyper Wellness, a leading provider of proactive wellness solutions, has landed a $ 140 million investment led by General Atlantic. WHO: Launched in Austin, Texas, in 2015, Restore Hyper Wellness is an innovative new category of care: Hyper Wellness. Restore provides expert advice and a wide range of cutting-edge …

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