In addition to receiving the global honor of becoming one of the leading adventure travel organizations of 2021, IMA continues its legacy of promoting global health initiatives by opening its Summer Healthcare Internships app. International medical aid (IMA), an industry leader in providing a unique service medical internship abroad forRead More →

While public hearings around South Africa’s National Health Insurance (NHI) project have now concluded, there is still a lack of clarity on what exactly the scheme means for the country’s health sector and taxpayers’ pockets. Despite several pledges, the Department of Health has failed to provide clarity or explanation onRead More →

In a recent Q&A session, Moh’d AlFar, Senior Director of Business Development, explained how LG Electronics Medical Device Business Solutions is committed to delivering cutting-edge healthcare technologies to help facilities make in the face of this change and to accelerate the deployment of quality care. What are your technologies inRead More →

Your health care, your choice The Nammed Medical Aid Fund is taking the first bold steps towards implementing the Nammed 2025 project to simplify medical aid options in Namibia, as senior officer Gert Grobler told us. Writer: Jack Salter | Project manager: Callam Waller The 2025 Project is working toRead More →

PLEASE NOTE – HEALTH CARE Marguerite-Marie Wilson Minnetonka based health insurance UnitedHealth Group said he promoted Dr Margaret-Mary Wilson from Executive Vice President and Assistant Chief Medical Officer to Chief Medical Officer, effective December, to lead the Company’s clinical innovations, with a particular focus on improving health equity. ART HighpointRead More →

Call New York’s prioritization of COVID testing and treatment by ethnicity exactly what it is: racist. Mayor de Blasio’s racial obsession has already hurt our schools and our police department, so why not go the extra mile and sacrifice our lives? Rather than distributing the city’s COVID testing resources basedRead More →

Mission driven. It’s a term you often hear when speaking with the medical providers who care for and treat many of the region’s most economically vulnerable patients at Piedmont Health Services (PHS), which employs 600 people and operates eight health centers. communities in Alamance, Caswell, Chatham, Lee, Orange, Nobody andRead More →

December 12, 2021 – Doha: An official delegation from the Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) is visiting Jordan, composed of Ali bin Hassan Al-Hammadi, secretary general, Dr Fawzi Oussedik, responsible for international relations and of international humanitarian law, and Naglaa Al-Hajj, responsible for international development. They are accompanied by DrRead More →

(MENAFN-EIN Presswire) Accident victims should seek comprehensive medical attention immediately to improve their chances of recovery UNITED STATES, November 22, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), accidents cause millions of injuries each year. Whether the accident occurs on the road or in theRead More →

The Santa Rita de Casia medical dispensary has started providing outpatient care to the general public NICARAGUA (MissionNewswire) The Santa Rita de Casia University Clinic for Women and Children, part of the Catholic University of the Dry Tropics in Estelí, Nicaragua, works to improve medical care for people with limitedRead More →

US Congressman Brett Guthrie WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) helped introduce the Prisoner of War Priority Care Act, which would give former prisoners of war (PW) priority group status for medical care at the Department of Veterans Affairs. “Veterans who were prisoners of war have wounds both visibleRead More →

(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 →

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues across the country, hospitals are inundated with spikes in cases of patients admitted for pre-existing conditions who have gone untreated during the pandemic. “The main concern and what we are really stressed with in our daily practices right now is really the general deconditioning thatRead More →

Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Officer of Health broke down in tears amid a COVID-19 modeling presentation during a teleconference Wednesday. Dr Saqib Shahab cried as he reflected on the overcrowded hospitals and intensive care units across the province. “It’s sad to see what’s going on in our intensive care units andRead More →

The Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS) will again delay the implementation of its annual contribution increases due to “the decline in non-Covid-19 health care demands seen during the pandemic,” said the Discovery Health CEO Dr. Ryan Noach. The annual contribution increases of 7.9% will not be implemented until May 1Read 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 →

Dr. Peter Hollmann ’76 MD ’79, Chief Medical Officer of Brown Medicine and Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, was recently elected President of the American Geriatrics Society. The American Geriatrics Society is a “national, not-for-profit society of geriatric health professionals dedicated to improving the health, independence and quality ofRead 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 →

Scott Simon speaks with Dr. Patrick Brennan, Penn Medicine’s chief medical officer, about the vaccine requirement passed for all employees in May. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: A large number of American companies are now requiring their employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. Google and Facebook, Adobe and VMware are amongRead More →

Newswise – HACKENSACK, NJ – Friday July 9, 2021 US Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) honored Lisa Tank, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Hackensack University Medical Center with the “Hometown Hero” Award for her guidance and leadership with medical staff through the pandemic and for the development of critical COVID-19 patientRead More →

Mutual Medical Ohio is from Ohio the oldest and largest health insurance company with over 1.5 million lives covered and is positioning itself as a local industry leader in developing up-to-date policy guidelines for safe and effective medical technologies. For more information visit: https://www.medmutual.com/. This follows similar coverage decisions madeRead More →

Medical Aid Societies Raise Fees Zimbabweans seeking health care will have to pay more for health insurance, as medical aid societies have increased dues in recent months for members paying in local currency. Some plans have increased contributions by more than 100% for businesses and individuals. Although some medical aidRead More →

MARIETTA – Memorial Health System and Medical Mutual have renewed their commercial and Medicare Advantage contracts, extending a 22-year partnership until September 2023. Memorial Health System will continue to be a network provider for patients insured by Medical Mutual. This ensures that Memorial Health System patients covered by Medical MutualRead More →

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Medical Mutual has partnered with major Ohio health systems to make the MedFlex Network available to employer groups of all sizes and funding types. Offered as an HMO, MedFlex provides enrolled members with access to affordable, high-quality health care in more than 70 Ohio counties without incurring out-of-network fees.Read More →

Health insurer Medical Mutual is strengthening its wellness offerings with the acquisition of Bravo, a Cleveland-based employee wellness services provider with more than one million users nationwide. Terms of the contract are not disclosed. Bravo, which was founded in 2008, will become a 100% subsidiary of Medical Mutual. Bravo founderRead More →

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Medical Mutual has signed an agreement to acquire Bravo, a provider of data-driven wellness solutions to more than one million users nationwide. Bravo will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Medical Mutual. The acquisition is a strategic combination of Medical Mutual’s established, service-focused insurance offerings and Bravo’s achievement-basedRead More →