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nytimes.com - Jessica Silver-Greenberg - They Were Entitled to Free Care. Hospitals Hounded Them to Pay.
They Were Entitled to Free Care. Hospitals Hounded Them to Pay.
The New York Times

In 2018, senior executives at one of the country's largest nonprofit hospital chains, Providence, were frustrated. They were spending hundreds of millions of dollars providing free health care to patients. It was eating into their bottom line. The…

nj.com - Star-Ledger Guest Columnist - Saint Francis is more than a hospital, it's a healthcare beacon | Opinion
Saint Francis is more than a hospital, it's a healthcare beacon | Opinion
nj

Just like most Trentonians, I was blindsided by the news that Saint Francis Medical Center will be closing as it will be sold to Capital Health System in the coming months. The idea that our city's only religiously-affiliated hospital, which has…

jmir.org - Emojis and Emoticons in Health Care and Dermatology Communication: Narrative Review
Emojis and Emoticons in Health Care and Dermatology Communication: Narrative Review
Journal of Medical Internet Research

Background: Emoticons and emojis have become staple additions to modern-day communication. These graphical icons are now embedded in daily society through the various forms of popular social media and through users' personal electronic…

sgvtribune.com - gqlshare - In the San Gabriel Valley, language barriers to healthcare still steep for many Asian Americans
In the San Gabriel Valley, language barriers to healthcare still steep for many Asian Americans
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

USC Arcadia Hospital staff, Leticia Brizuela-Rodriguez, Volunteer Services and Mimi His, Patient Relations Rep display translation devices used to bridge communication barriers with their patients on Thursday, September 22, 2022. (Photo by Dean…

nytimes.com - Katie Thomas - How a Hospital Chain Used a Poor Neighborhood to Turn Huge Profits
How a Hospital Chain Used a Poor Neighborhood to Turn Huge Profits
The New York Times

RICHMOND, Va. — In late July, Norman Otey was rushed by ambulance to Richmond Community Hospital. The 63-year-old was doubled over in pain and babbling incoherently. Blood tests suggested septic shock, a grave emergency that required the…

frontiersin.org - Immunogenicity of two COVID-19 vaccines used in India: An observational cohort study in health care workers from a tertiary care hospital
Immunogenicity of two COVID-19 vaccines used in India: An observational cohort study in health care workers from a tertiary care hospital
Frontiers Media S.A

The current COVID-19 pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2 continues to affect global population. In India, after initial COVID-19 cases among travelers from endemic countries, local transmission was established in different states at different times.

nytimes.com - Paula Span - Arbitration Has Come to Senior Living. You Don't Have to Sign Up.
Arbitration Has Come to Senior Living. You Don't Have to Sign Up.
The New York Times

What the Jinks family wanted was to sue the memory care facility where their father, Charles, was attacked by another resident. It happened in October 2020, after Hurricane Laura forced his hasty evacuation from a similar facility in Louisiana. His…

forbes.com - Michael del Castillo - KKR Blockchain Access To $4 Billion Fund Opens Door To Crypto Investors
KKR Blockchain Access To $4 Billion Fund Opens Door To Crypto Investors
Forbes

As the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) cracks down on noncompliant Wild West cryptocurrency firms, a new breed of blockchain application, created from the ground up to be securities, is emerging to meet demand. This month private-equity…

fredericksburg.com - Jay D. Brock, M.D. - Commentary: Spanberger, Vega and real health care reform
Commentary: Spanberger, Vega and real health care reform
Fredericksburg.com

What's not complicated? Single-payer Medicare for All (MFA)—an affordable, publicly funded and privately delivered (like current Medicare) universal health insurance system supported by 70% of Americans to replace our current broken system.

livemint.com - Money and Mental Health: Avoid comparisons with others to keep anxiety at bay, says Kamna of Fortis Healthcare
Money and Mental Health: Avoid comparisons with others to keep anxiety at bay, says Kamna of Fortis Healthcare
mint

Focus on what's important to your life overall. In an interview with MintGenie, Kamna Chibber, Clinical Psychologist & Head – Mental Health, Fortis Healthcare opines that though financial security is important, you cannot discount the effect…

nytimes.com - Lisa Rabasca Roepe - Millennials Want to Retire at 50. How to Afford It Is Another Matter.
Millennials Want to Retire at 50. How to Afford It Is Another Matter.
The New York Times

Although Devangi Patel, 33, has been working as a cardiothoracic anesthesiologist at a large medical center outside Atlanta for only two years, her goal is to afford to walk away from her job at 50. “That, to me, is the American…

expressnews.com - Eric Killelea - Health care startup takes gynecology for Gen Z on the road
Health care startup takes gynecology for Gen Z on the road
San Antonio Express-News

While West's co-pay, about $25, was similar to what she'd pay at a typical health care clinic, she found the experience very dissimilar, from the vibe — “It wasn't intimidating. It's comfortable, relaxed.” — to its…

theguardian.com - Julia Kollewe - HRT: inside the complex global supply chain behind a $20bn market
HRT: inside the complex global supply chain behind a $20bn market
The Guardian

In the centre of the factory stand 31 reactors: giant metal globes that can hold up to 10,000 litres of liquid each. Every week, gleaming stainless steel drums arrive by truck at this plant on the outskirts of Oss, in the Netherlands. Their…

irishtimes.com - Jack Horgan-Jones - Last-minute dispute over healthcare spending as budget day approaches
Last-minute dispute over healthcare spending as budget day approaches
The Irish Times

A last-minute budget row has broken out over healthcare spending in advance of what is expected to be one of the largest non-Covid budgets. The Department of Health has been offered a total increase of €1.1 billion, which would take the…

nbcnews.com - The pandemic's real estate jobs boom is turning into a bust as layoffs hit
The pandemic's real estate jobs boom is turning into a bust as layoffs hit
NBC News

WASHINGTON — As housing sales slow amid higher interest rates, thousands of workers who found jobs in the booming housing market of the pandemic are now facing widespread layoffs with steeper cuts expected ahead. Some of the biggest players…

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