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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

PROVIDED Palmerston North’s Totara Rd wastewater treatment plant will need a major overhaul. Analyzing options for future Palmerston North wastewater treatment and disposal could point city council in the opposite direction of what the community and iwi want. The council will launch a public consultation on five options in April, before making a $ 350 …

Health First is a central Florida nonprofit health care system of more than 900 beds in four hospitals, with the county’s only Level II trauma center. THE PROBLEM Streamlining and automating the patient discharge process is a major goal to gain efficiency among hospitals. Health First is no different, having struggled to manage patient flow …