Tag Archives: Hospitals

When hospitals become home: Children put up in wards when both parents have COVID

Breadcrumb Trail Links Toronto News Health Canada The unusual scenario underscores how spread within households amid stay-at-home orders is playing a key role in fuelling the pandemic. With a heavy impact on certain families Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: May 04, 2021  •  11 hours ago  •  3 minute read  •  16 Comments… Read More »

Shifting payer mix puts 340B hospitals at risk of losing eligibility

Dive Brief: Hospitals enrolled in the 340B drug discount program may no longer be eligible after the pandemic shifted their payer mix, according to a Wednesday letter the American Hospital Association sent to HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra. Depleted patient volumes and canceled elective surgeries lowered the proportion of hospital patients who are Medicaid and Medicare… Read More »

Texas hospitals dealt winter weather blow scramble to get clean water to patients

Some Texas hospital officials are scrambling to bring in clean water supply while delaying elective surgeries after brutal winter weather resulted in a gradually resolving power, and now emerging water, crisis this week. Texas authorities ordered 13 million people — nearly half of the population of the nation’s second-largest state — to boil tap water before drinking it because… Read More »

State’s worst hospitals revealed

The worst hospitals in New South Wales have been revealed, prompting Labor to call for the Berejiklian government to do more to address the “systemic healthcare crisis” in western Sydney. A new Bureau of Health Information report has revealed patients feel they are receiving a lower level of care in Bankstown, Liverpool, Nepean, Westmead and… Read More »

KidsX to Unite Children’s Hospitals & Boost Innovation Investment in Pediatric Digital Health

Health Tech Oct 1, 2020• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Even though kids make up 20% of the total national patient population, investments in startups that use tech to improve their care is, at best, a dismal 1% of the total investments made in digital health and health tech each year. Why is there such… Read More »