#Medical Care

Judge Blocks Medical Workers Vaccine Mandate In Ny State About Religious Exemptions.

Health care professionals sued the state of New York, claiming their constitutional rights were infringed since the requirement excluded religious exemptions, and a federal court temporarily blocked the state from compelling medical employees to be vaccinated. On Monday, 17 health care workers, including physicians and nurses, filed a complaint alleging that their rights had been infringed by a vaccination requirement that barred the exemptions. A Utica federal court judge granted New York state until Sept. 22 to reply to the complaint.
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INSIGHT KANSAS: Financial risks of COVID increasing for most Kansans

Health insurance companies have been shielding many customers from out-of-pocket “cost-sharing” expenses like deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments for Covid-related medical care. But that safety cushion is disappearing, increasing your direct financial risk from the disease. Now that vaccines have proven safe and effective at mitigating Covid, insurers are shifting costs...
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A Vehicle for Care, Counseling Out in the Community

The University of Miami (UM) has a community-based mobile clinic that offers PrEP counseling along with other medical services to those who might not otherwise have access to or seek clinical care. The University of Miami’s green and orange colors add some contrast to the otherwise all-black truck, which is...

Highway Patrol: California man flees scene of Turnpike wreck near Emporia, later transferred to Topeka for medical care

The Kansas Highway Patrol has offered more details about a situation Saturday involving a crash, foot pursuit and transfer between hospitals in Emporia and Topeka. The Highway Patrol says 46-year-old Jose Membreno of Lake Forest, California, was southbound on the Kansas Turnpike about 10 miles northeast of Emporia when his car left the highway to the shoulder a bit after 5:30 pm. Membreno came back across both traffic lanes, hit the barrier wall and then went back across the highway into a ditch.
Fauquier Times-Democrat

LETTER: Know where to go to get the care you need

Although we at Fauquier Health have noticed that more folks are presenting at the hospital with illnesses lately, we — unlike some Virginia hospitals — are not currently diverting patients from our emergency department because of an overwhelming number of COVID-19 patients. This is a good time to reiterate to...


September 17 2021 – Broward Health Medical Center and Salah Foundation Children’s Hospital welcome Judy Frum, RRT, BSN, MBA, as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Frum is an award-winning healthcare executive with more than 16 years of healthcare leadership experience. In her new role at Broward Health Medical Center, Frum will oversee the daily operations of the 716-bed hospital.
Houston Chronicle

As COVID patients overcrowd hospitals, those with other medical issues wait for care

When Jazz Paz learned that the 93-year-old woman she takes care of waited 24 hours for a hospital bed, she choked back tears. The woman’s family hired Paz, a retired nurse, to be a companion for the woman back in February. Paz found her absolutely endearing. She laughed at her quick-wit, keenly listened to her childhood stories about living through the Great Depression and was impressed that someone her age was exercising daily.

5 Sizzling Stocks Trading Under $10 With Gigantic Upside Potential

While most of Wall Street focuses on large-cap and mega-cap stocks, as they provide a degree of safety and liquidity, many investors are limited in the number of shares they can buy. Many of the biggest public companies, especially the technology giants, trade in the hundreds, all the way up to over $1,000 per share or more. At those steep prices, it is difficult to get any decent share count leverage.

Kidney stones can put kidney function at risk, timely care is important

Physician advises seeking timely medical care, learning prevention. If you feel a sharp pain in your back, side, lower abdomen, or groin, or have blood in your urine, you may have a kidney stone – a condition that is common and on the rise. Left untreated, kidney stones can cause serious complications in addition to severe pain. Dr. Kevin Purvis, a Family Medicine physician with East Georgia Medical & Surgical Associates, Statesboro Family Practice, is making sure patients know timely treatment can prevent permanent damage.
Roanoke Times

‘Boomerangs’ fly back to Roanoke, New River valleys for medical careers

Sarah Henrickson Parker describes herself as a bit restless by nature, so she always anticipated leaving her hometown of Salem to explore the world beyond it. After earning a diploma from Salem High School, she headed off to college in Ohio, got a master’s degree in the Washington, D.C., area, worked at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, pursued her Ph.D. in Scotland and then returned to the nation’s capital to work in the health system there for a few years.

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Аз ҷониби Даниэл Вебстер, Publisher dWeb.News. Poway, CA, September 18, 2021 –(– Firstat Nursing Services, serving Poway with home nurses and skilled nursing services, promotes self-care for family caregivers by having them use Skilled Nursing Services to Take Care of Elderly or Sick Loved Ones. In-home skilled nursing care offers more than just bedside medical care. Linnea Goodrich, president, Firstat Nursing Services, says that quality nursing services offer more than just medical attention and formal expertise. They can also provide emotional guidance, help with transportation, and even companionship.” This service can be beneficial to families who care for an elderly or sick family member at home.

Hawaii’s crisis standards of care framework receive criticism

HONOLULU (KHON2) — The state’s plan on how to allocate medical care during times of a crisis was made available for the public to read on Wednesday, Sept. 15. The Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) said its Crisis Standards of Care Triage Allocation Framework was created in 2020. It included input from healthcare providers across the state, and it was done in preparation for if the state ever found itself in a serious COVID situation.

Justice Department accuses 138 medical professionals of $1.4B in fraud

Sept. 17 (UPI) -- The Justice Department on Friday charged 138 medical professionals for allegedly taking part in healthcare fraud totaling some $1.4 billion. The government said the defendants, which included doctors and nurses, used a number of schemes to target "the vulnerable in our communities." "This nationwide enforcement action...