Doctors, health care workers to take part in week 2 of anti-dengue campaign in city

The initiative, known as the ‘10 Hafte, 10 Baje, 10 Minute’ (10-week, 10 o clock) anti-dengue campaign, was launched on September 6 with chief minister Arvind Kejriwal inspecting his residence for stagnant water to prevent the breeding of mosquitoes. All MLAs followed him in the past one week.

Startup soars, providing in-house health care in the time of the coronavirus pandemic

“It’s not like the hospital, where brick-and-mortar business is such that it loses money on Medicaid, but makes it on commercial patients,” said Harris, the board member who is also a partner at Deerfield, and who was the federal government’s chief health-care financial officer from 2013 to 2015.In 2021, Ready plans to launch a pilot program that […]

With COVID-19 receding, we the patients must fix health care

Even though federal control of health care via the ACA doubled insurance premium costs and reduced the pool of available medical caregivers, Democrats say the cure is more regulation and greater spending on bureaucracy, as envisioned in their “Medicare for All” bill, H.R. 1384. This proposal institutes total federal control of health care, eliminates private […]

50% of Americans Say Health Care Reform Should Be Top Priority for Congress

The issues that Republicans were most trusted on were the economy, jobs and national security. Republicans were trusted by 44 percent of respondents while Democrats were trusted by 39 percent on both the economy and jobs. The biggest Republican advantage was on national security, where 45 percent trusted Republicans compared to 36 percent for Democrats.

Audit: State failing vulnerable kids on mental health care

Despite the importance of mental health services, auditors in the report released this week say state health leaders failed for ten years — under both Gov. Kate Brown and Gov. John Kitzhaber — to set a consistent plan or vision for providing these services, resulting in “system disarray.”

Our lost coronavirus heroes – the faces of fallen frontline NHS and care workers

The acute ward nurse said: “Work was his passion. He’s been doing care work for 20 years. He was determined to carry on, the same way I was. I remember him saying, ‘You know, Pru, during this pandemic is when people need us the most. So if we don’t do it, who will?’”

AP fact check: Trump, GOP distort on health care, voting fraud

Economic gains largely followed along the lines of an expansion that started more than a decade ago under Obama. And while posting great job and stock market numbers, Trump never managed to achieve the rates of economic growth he promised in the 2016 campaign, nor growth rates seen in the past.

Sanders pushes Biden to focus more on wages, health care

“Do I look like a radical socialist with a soft spot for rioters?” Biden said in a speech last month in response to Trump’s claims’ he’d exacerbate national protests over systemic racism. “I want a safe America – safe from COVID, safe from crime and looting, safe from racially motivated violence, safe from bad cops.” 

Will telemedicine save US health care?

And what about those patients without easy access to transportation? Or those who serve as full-time caregivers for a family? At least they can make it “in” to see their doctor virtually rather than miss appointments or avoid health-related concerns due to lack of access, time, or ability. In today’s world, it is more likely […]

Health-Care Experts Keep Finding New Terrible Things in the Republicans’ Shoddy Repeal Bill

The bill says that adjustment must be based on “legitimate factors,” but otherwise places no specific limitations. So, if President Trump wanted, say, to reward a political loyalist or punish a political foe, he could order the secretary to come up with any facially plausible reason to shift around money as he sees fit. This […]