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D: Summits will focus on “subtle” privatization of public health care — March 15 As someone who has experienced the devastating and life-altering effects of inadequate long-term care support, I too share the concern that our health care system in general, and the long-term care system in particular , or offered in a tendering process …

Single-payer health care isn’t coming to California in 2022. Assembly Bill 1400 died without a vote in the California Assembly last week. AB 1400 would have created a government-funded single-payer health care system for all California residents, legal and illegal. The price of the system has been estimated at between $330 billion and $393 billion …

In a pair of related decisions in Hayes v University Health Shreveport, LLCand Nelson v. Ochsner Lafayette Generalthe Louisiana Supreme Court ruled on Jan. 7 that private employers in Louisiana can mandate COVID-19 vaccines for their employees. “[T]its court finds that the employer has the right to terminate the employees for non-compliance with the vaccination …

Since 1991, a bill that would fundamentally change New York’s health care system to a comprehensive, single-payer health care system has sat on the legislative floor without much progress. However, during this legislative session, which began Jan. 5, Bronx Democrats, both progressive and moderate, are leading a full-court press to push New York’s health care …

United States: Louisiana employers may be able to fire unvaccinated workers under employment-at-will doctrine January 14, 2022 Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak and Stewart To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. In a pair of related decisions in Hayes v University Health Shreveport, LLC, and Nelson …

ALBANY (TNS) – Manhattan Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, longtime chairman of the Assembly Health Committee, is retiring at the end of 2022. Before that, Gottfried hopes to pass landmark legislation which he sponsors to create a single-payer health care system in New York. “I think we’re within reach this year,” Gottfried said. “We have a majority …

ALBANY — Manhattan Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, longtime chairman of the Assembly’s health committee, is retiring at the end of 2022. Before that, Gottfried hopes to pass landmark legislation that he sponsors to create a single-payer health care system in New York. “I think we’re within reach this year,” Gottfried said. “We have a majority of …

Just over 800 “medically fit” patients remained in hospital in the days leading up to Christmas. The figure comes as hospital beds in Greater Manchester are currently “88% full”, according to the latest update from the area’s mayor, Andy Burnham. One of the reasons for the overcrowding, health bosses have said in recent weeks, is …

We recently learned that the federal government has notified the State of Vermont that the enrollment targets for the All Payers (and therefore OneCare) model are both “unachievable” and “unnecessary”. This is a whole new way of setting standards. Imagine if a professor or teacher tells his students that they need to write three articles, …

We recently learned that the federal government has notified the State of Vermont that the enrollment targets for the All Payers (and therefore, OneCare) model are “unachievable” and “unnecessary”. This is a whole new way of setting standards. Imagine if a professor or teacher tells his students that they need to write three articles, then …

The hospital discharge plan A patient’s care shouldn’t stop the minute they leave the hospital. Whether your hospital stay is planned or the result of an accident or emergency, you may need extra support to help you get back into your daily life. All hospitals should have a process in place to facilitate the transition …

A recent edition of ADN included a lengthy article describing the impacts resulting from the choice of health insurers to abandon the payment of the cost of COVID-19 care. Initially, health insurers decided to forgo most copayments and deductibles for COVID-19 treatment, but now that they are supposed to “… had gained a better understanding …

A total of 47 people died at the Herron long-term care home in the Montreal suburb of Dorval during the first wave of the pandemic in the spring of 2020. The death toll was higher in other long-term care homes in the province and beyond, and many of the documented issues – a staff shortage, …

Campaigners say Newsom let them down on one payer, but stands behind him because he represents their best chance at getting it. SACRAMENTO, Calif .– If Gavin Newsom survives the Republican-led attempt to oust him from office, the Democratic governor will face the prospect of paying back the supporters who rallied behind him. And the …

SACRAMENTO, Calif .– If Gavin Newsom survives the Republican-led attempt to oust him from office, the Democratic governor will face the prospect of paying back the supporters who rallied behind him. And the leaders of the California single-payer movement will want their due. Publicly, union leaders say they stand by Newsom because he showed political …

If Gavin Newsom survives the Republican-led attempt to oust him from office, the Democratic governor will face the prospect of paying back the supporters who have rallied behind him. And the leaders of the California single-payer movement will want their due. Publicly, union leaders say they stand by Newsom because he showed political courage during …

My husband’s parents live in a small town north of Venice, Italy. A few years ago, her father needed a hip replacement. After months of waiting, the date for the operation has been set. As he limped from the car door at the entrance to the hospital, he collapsed. He was loaded onto a stretcher …

Abstract OBJECTIVES: (1) To identify a resource use inflection point (RU-IP) beyond which patients in the NICU no longer received NICU-level care, (2) to quantify variability between hospitals in patient-days beyond the RU-IP, and (3) to describe risk factors associated with reaching an RU-IP. METHODS: We evaluated infants admitted to any of the 43 NICUs …

First part of two stories. Read the second part here. Suzanna Smith’s mother was supposed to spend a few weeks in a drug rehab center in Fitchburg to recover from surgery, but she never made it home. “She had back surgery and died of COVID. It’s still so surreal to me, ”said Smith. Her mother, …

At the end of last month, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law to expand state-paid medical coverage to about a quarter of a million Californians. He did so at a ceremony in Fresno, illustrating his recent official acts as he fought a recall campaign. “We are investing California’s historic surplus to accomplish the transformative changes …

KEY POINTS Same-day discharge total hip and knee arthroplasty is becoming more common, made feasible by perioperative advances such as minimally invasive surgical approaches, the use of tranexamic acid and multimodal and pre-emptive analgesia. According to protocols developed to ensure patient safety, candidates for same-day surgery are people younger than 80 years without preoperative bleeding …

At the end of last month, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law to expand state-paid medical coverage to about a quarter of a million Californians. He did so at a ceremony in Fresno, illustrating his recent official acts as he fought a recall campaign. “We are investing California’s historic surplus to accomplish the transformative changes …

At the end of last month, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law to expand state-paid medical coverage to about a quarter of a million Californians. He did so at a ceremony in Fresno, illustrating his recent official acts as he fought a recall campaign. “We are investing California’s historic surplus to accomplish the transformative changes …

In this Fast Forward interview, Home Health Care News sits down with PointClickCare EVP of Acute & Payer Chris Klomp to learn more about the key factors driving the transformation of home health and home care in 2021 and 2022. He also shares his take on where the home health care industry will be in …

This commentary is from Richard Slusky of South Burlington, who was CEO of Mount Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor from 1982 to 2010. After his retirement, he served as Director of Payments Reform for the Green Mountain Care Board for six years. . He is now the owner of Slusky Consulting LLC. This …

A resolution supporting a single-payer health care system by South San Francisco City Council last week sparked a wider national conversation about the importance of accessible and affordable care. “Tens of thousands of people die each year in our country from lack of health care and many more go bankrupt. All other developed countries except …

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 …

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a year of thanksgiving to healthcare workers. In Chicago, residents held nighttime light shows to thank their suppliers. In New York, people were singing in the streets. A year later, some experts believe healthcare systems could use their post-COVID-19 publicity shine to pressure insurers to raise tariffs, indicating a …

A series of progressive groups will begin a formal campaign on Thursday to pass the New York Health Act, a bill that would pave the way for a single-payer health care system in New York City. Groups include Our Revolution, the political organization formed out of Senator Bernie Sanders’ presidential race in 2016, as well …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Since COVID-19 first arrived in Ontario and began to spread in long-term care homes, it has brought to light an area of ​​the health care system that has been broken for decades. In 2003, The Star spent a year investigating flaws in the long-term care system and, for years, has kept tabs on issues of …

The future of health insurance is one of the most debated topics in the country, and doctors – like most – are divided over the best option for moving forward. Although more than two-thirds of physicians said they prefer a two-tier insurance system, with a single payer option and private insurance, about 40% said a …

Thomas Simpson, WWII veteran and native of River Vale, over 70 years after serving in the U.S. Navy, helping deliver food and supplies to Okinawa, Japan. OLD TAPPAN, NJ — On Monday, February 24, US Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) presented long-awaited medals to World War II veteran and River Vale native Thomas H. Simpson, over …

Rural American hospitals are closing at an alarming rate. According to the North Carolina Rural Health Research Program, there were 72 rural hospital closures between 2010 and 2016, nearly double the number of closures between 2005 and 2009. Hundreds more are set to close. As a result, rural America faces a serious health care delivery …