Month: June 2022

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Study highlights differences in perception of health care delivery by race/ethnicity

Source/Disclosures Source: Oppelt TF, et al. 1004 – Differences in the Perception of COVID-19 Healthcare Delivery Among White, Black and Hispanic Patients: A Survey Exploring Health Inequity. Presented at: American Thoracic Society International Conference; May 13-18, 2022; San Francisco (hybrid meeting). ADD TOPIC TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are posted on …

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Health Care Vitals

Health Care Vitals

Participants enjoyed a seated breakfast during the discussion. On Wednesday, June 1, Axios hosted an Expert Voices roundtable discussion in Little Rock, Arkansas, featuring state and local health care leaders, government officials and medical experts. Guests offered their perspectives on combating barriers to quality health care access and proposed solutions for bridging long-standing equity gaps. …

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WNY health care providers grappling with another shortage. This one affects some CT scans

WNY health care providers grappling with another shortage. This one affects some CT scans

Imaging contrast is hard to come by right now The health care industry in Western New York and beyond is grappling with yet another shortage. No, we’re not talking about workers this time, though that remains a huge issue that won’t get resolved any time soon. This time, we’re talking about imaging contrast dye. It’s …

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2 Million Patients Affected by Shields Health Care Group Cyberattack

2 Million Patients Affected by Shields Health Care Group Cyberattack

Posted By HIPAA Journal on Jun 7, 2022 Share this article on: The protected health information of up to 2 million individuals has potentially been compromised in a Shields Health Care Group cyberattack. Massachusetts-based Shields Health Care Group provides ambulatory surgical center management and medical imaging services throughout New England. On March 28, 2022, suspicious …

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Gov. Ricketts Announces Initiative to Improve Mental Healthcare

Gov. Ricketts Announces Initiative to Improve Mental Healthcare

MediaContacts: Alex Reuss (Governor’s Office), 402-471-1970 Julie Naughton (DHHS), 402-471-1695 Holden Armstrong (NDVA), 402-219-1704 Media Release: Govt. Ricketts Announces Initiative to Improve Mental Healthcare Access for Service Members, Veterans, and Their Families Govt. Ricketts (at center in blue tie), State leaders, and service members (past and present) at this morning’s news conference. Video of today’s …

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