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A native boy raped by a priest and forced by another to rub the brown of his knuckles until they bleed. These images haunted me this week as I reported the discovery in Saskatchewan of the remains of 751 people, many of them children, on the lush green lands of an Indigenous group. [Read: Hundreds …

Hospitals are advised to provide a choice for patients in terms of nursing homes, home care agencies, acute long-term care hospitals and inpatient rehabilitation facilities. It has now been more than 18 months since the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated the terms of participation in discharge planning, but we still do not …

State Auditor Doug Hoffer speaks at a press conference in South Burlington on October 20, 2020. Photo by Glenn Russell / VTDigger The administrative costs of running OneCare Vermont, the company that enacts statewide health care reforms, are greater than the Medicaid savings that are attributed to its efforts, according to a report released Monday …

As the healthcare industry continues on its path to value-based care, the question of how to effectively align stakeholder incentives remains. A new business will attempt to tackle this problem in a fairly unique way. Called Nobil, the company aims to align incentives between payers by creating a mechanism that will allow them to realize …

Health department records and interviews with patients’ families indicate that Eleanor Slater Hospital, a public psychiatric hospital in Cranston, RI, attempted to refer some ventilator patients to another facility earlier this year without them being sent. inform or their family. The Boston Globe reported on June 2. In April, a complaint prompted the state’s health …

The Calcutta High Court ruled that unassisted private educational institutions perform a public function under the Right to Education Act (RTE) and are therefore subject to the jurisdiction of the Court under the article 226 of the Constitution. “Such a public obligation is imposed, in my opinion, both in terms of Article 21A of the …