(Missouri Independent) – The company providing healthcare to state prisoners has failed to prove a competitor misled state buyers to win the $ 1.4 billion contract, Cole County Circuit Judge Daniel Green ruled Thursday. Corizon Health, which has been the state’s provider for prisoners’ medical needs since 1992, accused theRead More →

Modesty in medical settings refers to a person’s shyness or fear of exposing their body to someone else. There are many reasons why some people feel inhibited about revealing their bodies to healthcare providers, including: Embarrassment Fear of being judged Past medical or sexual trauma Religious or cultural beliefs ThisRead More →

Dentistry Most dentists stay in their practice. But some make house calls, including Charles Doring, a dentist in Rockville, Maryland, who travels equipped with a portable cabinet on wheels carrying a portable x-ray machine, compressor, suction machine and his headlamp. Mobile dental units have sprung up nationwide, many of whichRead More →

Home visiting is coming back and thanks to the pandemic, local hospitals have kicked off their programs and brought them into people’s homes. OHIO, United States – The future of healthcare goes back to the past. Home visiting is coming back and thanks to the pandemic, local hospitals have kickedRead More →

On September 15, our teams resumed visits to mobile clinics in Al-Mabani (Ghout al-Sha’al), Abu Salim and Shara Zawiya detention centers in Tripoli. Our teams were able to provide essential medical care, including psychosocial support, to the men, women and children held in these facilities, who would otherwise have veryRead More →

Peshawar: Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known as Médecins Sans Frontières, has established a satellite clinic at Badhabher Rural Health Center (RHC) to extend medical care for cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) in Peshawar district. The satellite clinic was set up in collaboration with the health department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government toRead More →

Media is reporting what some have called an “absolute humanitarian crisis” at the Rikers Island prison complex near New York. Also: food contamination in Houston markets, recovery from Louisiana hospitals, female genital mutilation, police shooting during a mental health crisis, and more. AP: New York’s Rikers Island prison turns intoRead More →