Health care

Covid-19 public health emergency extended to the USA

Cnn — On Friday, the Biden administration extended the Covid-19 public health emergency for another three months. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra officially renewed the statement, extending it through October 13, 2022. The declaration of emergency has been in effect since January 2020, and the latest renewal comes as the …

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The state must leverage technology for the health of rural Nebraskans

The number of Americans using telehealth services has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Derrik Conard Courtesy photo Medicare’s nationwide telehealth visits, for example, increased from 840,000 in 2019 to nearly 53 million in 2020, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Unfortunately, Nebraska has experienced a lower level of growth. But, if …

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Young adults with a high incidence of caries can quickly change their oral health behavior

Young adults with extensive carious disease often have a high risk appetite in terms of oral health. At the same time, with the right support and treatment, they can change their unhealthy behaviors. A thesis from the University of Gothenburg describes the challenges involved in helping patients in this vulnerable category. In Sweden, oral health …

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Young adults with a high incidence of caries can quickly change their oral health behavior

Young adults with extensive carious disease often have a high risk appetite in terms of oral health. At the same time, with the right support and treatment, they can change their unhealthy behaviors. A thesis from the University of Gothenburg describes the challenges involved in helping patients in this vulnerable category. In Sweden, oral health …

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Buy online for health? Why healthcare systems should commercialize care

Just as Americans shop online for the holidays, patients should be able to have the same convenience in finding the care they need. Consumers today are experts at online shopping. Whether you’re shopping for clothes, electronics, furniture, or just about anything else, online stores let you sort items and apply filters to find exactly the …

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Healthcare workforce shortages persist in Massachusetts and US – Healthcare

To print this article, simply register or log in to Mondaq.com. The United States continues to face an unprecedented shortage of healthcare personnel in late 2022. As a result, we have seen a recent increase in federal and state legislative activity focused on addressing these shortages. Several states have passed new laws or legislative proposals, …

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How to Provide Affordable Medical Imaging and Diagnostics Through Health Plans | EBA extension

Most assessments of cost-effectiveness for screening and diagnostic tests are based on the costs of imaging in university health systems, not the affordable test prices that can be made available quite widely now in employer-funded systems. work health plans. The widespread availability of more affordable quality screening and diagnostic tests nationwide, coupled with the health …

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California aims to maximize health insurance benefits for workers during labor disputes

This spring, Chevron workers testified that the company withdrew health care coverage for hundreds of members of United Steelworkers Local 5 at its Richmond, California, refinery during a strike that eventually lasted two months. In April, thousands of nurses at Stanford Health Care were told they would lose their health insurance if they didn’t return …

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California aims to maximize health insurance benefits for workers during labor disputes

This spring, Chevron workers testified that the company withdrew health care coverage for hundreds of members of United Steelworkers Local 5 at its Richmond, California, refinery during a strike that eventually lasted two months. In April, thousands of nurses at Stanford Health Care were told they would lose their health insurance if they didn’t return …

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Corewell Health Files Emergency Request to Add Capacity at DeVos Children’s Hospital Due to RSV Surge

BIG RAPIDS – Corewell Cheers want to temporarily add capacity to Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids to manage a surge of young respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) patients. The health care system late last week filed an emergency application with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services seeking approval to add 48 beds …

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