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IRVING, TX – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Vizient, Inc. published the latest issue of Medical Device Tech Watch, highlighting new information for same-day discharge of heart patients as well as the potential to leverage intelligence artificial to help identify patients at risk for Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Additionally, among other articles, the report examines a range of …

As California’s latest attempt to adopt universal single-payer healthcare was put on hold this week, progressive activists have vowed to continue the fight, while pressuring embattled Gov. Gavin Newsom to keep his promise. campaign to implement a Medicare for All-style system in the country’s most populous state. “It’s no coincidence that Bernie Sanders won the …

Erik Helms has been in his new role as Payor Performance Manager at Novant Health, based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, for about a week. This role is the first of its kind for the health system. Job responsibilities include overseeing payor relations, exposing Novant executives and staff to value-based strategies and increasing organizational revenue. Mr. …

A bill that would pave the way for a single-payer health care system in New York City cleared the Assembly Health Committee on Monday as supporters argue the measure is needed in the wake of the pandemic of COVID-19, revealing deep flaws in the current system. Opponents, however, continued to argue on Monday that the …

STOCKHOLM, April 19, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Returpack is the company that facilitates the deposit of more than 2 billion recyclable PET bottles and cans in Sweden through a network of reverse vending machines. The fintech startup Payer was chosen to develop an innovative new IoT technology with the ambition to create an easy …

SUSSEX CO., Del. – For the first time in nearly 50 years, property taxes in Sussex County will be reassessed. “We’re really excited about this because it ensures that property rates are now going to be taxed at a level that is fair and resembles the true value of properties,” says a member of the …

WASHINGTON – Before U.S. Representative Kai Kahele returned to Washington last week, he joined pro surfer Laird Hamilton for a boat trip down the Hanalei River in Kauai. Hamilton pointed to the invasive hau bush along the riverbanks and told the congressman about the heavy rains that are eroding the hills and inundating the roads, …

Families trust home health aides with the lives of their loved ones during some of the most vulnerable times in their lives. But as home care becomes more popular in the United States, supporting the people who make up the workforce will need to be a priority. Without the workforce of home health aides, companions …

April 16, 2021 3 minutes to read Source / Disclosures Published by: Source: Fox RI. Precision medicine in Sjögren’s syndrome. Presented at: Autoimmune Interdisciplinary Summit (IAS) 2021. April 15-18, 2021 (virtual meeting). Disclosures: Fox reports a consulting relationship with Celegene (now BMS), Novartis and Pfizer. ADD A SUBJECT TO E-MAIL ALERTS Receive an email when …

Left to right, Governor Phil Scott, Social Services Secretary Mike Smith and Director of Health Care Reform Ena Backus. Photo by Mike Dougherty / VTDigger Almost five years after the state ushered in the all-payer model to change the way health care is paid, only 2% of care in Vermonters is funded under the new …

During the Minneapolis cop, Derek Chauvin test Regarding the murder of George Floyd, the city has once again been brought to the forefront of national news. Last Sunday, Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old black man, was shot dead by a white policeman. Wright was driving through the Minneapolis suburbs to Brooklyn Center when he was arrested …

SUNNYVALE, California, April 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Health Gorilla, a leader in clinical data APIs, and Triple-S, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and the largest health insurance company in Porto Rico, today announced a strategic collaboration to gain two-way access to clinical data to improve quality, reduce costs …

TJ and Tommy Schofield kayaking at Barcombe Mills last year Lewes resident Brian Schofield, who often kayakes on site with his sons TJ, 12, and Tommy, 10, said it was “a terrible shame”. After heavy rains, water companies are allowed to discharge wastewater into rivers or the sea through storm water outlets to prevent it …

More Medicare Advantage Plans Offering Post Acute Care The growth in Medicare Advantage (MA) enrollments since the adoption of ACA in 2010 has been nothing short of remarkable. The number of registrations in these plans has doubled since the adoption of the law despite significant reductions in payments to the MA plans incorporated into the …

COVID patients have increased rates of multi-organ dysfunction after discharge from hospital, and nearly a third are readmitted within four months, according to a new study published in the BMJ. But another new study has linked discharge with supplemental oxygen to fewer readmissions in those with COVID-19 pneumonia. In a survey of 47,000 discharged COVID-19 …

In the late 1700s, some members of what are known as the Five Tribes – the Chickasaw, Choctaw, Cherokee, Creek, and Seminole – enslaved black people. In addition to converting to Christianity and learning English, it was another way for native tribes to embrace white Euro-American culture. The adjacency of whiteness, and trying to become …

RumbergerKirk’s attorneys, Nicole Smith, Samantha Duke and Jeffrey Grosholz, obtained a final summary judgment in MSPA Claims 1, LLC v. Tower Hill Prime Insurance Co. in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida. The plaintiff, an alleged three times revoked assignee of a now defunct Medicare Advantage organization, sued Tower Hill …

Progressives in Congress and human rights organizations on Friday hailed the Biden administration’s repeal of sanctions against the International Criminal Court imposed under former President Donald Trump in an attempt to put pressure on the tribunal on Friday based in The Hague so that it does not investigate alleged American and Israeli crimes. “This is …

Leicester: People discharged from hospital after Covid-19 appear to have increased rates of organ damage (‘multi-organ dysfunction’) compared to similar individuals in the general population, study finds. The study was published in the BMJ today. The increased risk was not limited to the elderly and was not uniform across ethnic groups, prompting researchers to suggest …

Dive brief: Hospitals enrolled in the 340B Drug Rebate Program may no longer be eligible after the pandemic changed their payroll lineup, according to a Wednesday letter the American Hospital Association sent to HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra. Depleted patient volumes and canceled elective surgeries reduced the proportion of inpatients who are Medicaid and Medicare SSI …