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 →

Last week, State Representative Ralph Massullo, a dermatologist, appeared before a public health-related subcommittee at the State House to introduce legislation relating to minors. The chairman of the commission asked Massullo to present his bill. “Thank you Mr. Chairman, Committee. [HB] 817 simply allows physicians to provide emergency care toRead 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 →

(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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →