Bill Schubart: Heart surgery has given me insight into our healthcare system – VTDigger

Bill Schubart: Heart surgery has given me insight into our healthcare system - VTDigger

Bill Schubart underwent heart surgery at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. Photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger I have written extensively on the state of health care in the nation and here in Vermont. As the former president of then Fletcher Allen Health Care about 20 years ago, a Vermont resident and part of … Read more

How healthcare may be affected by the Supreme Court’s affirmative action ruling

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By Michelle Andrews KFF health news Doctors fear that a Supreme Court ruling handed down on June 29 will have far-reaching effects not only on the diversity of doctors and other health professionals in training, but ultimately on patient care as well. The decision found it unconstitutional for colleges and universities to use race as … Read more

Home budget plan would make mass healthcare more affordable – CommonWealth Magazine

Mass General Brigham says cost cutting is underway - CommonWealth Magazine

MASSACHUSETTS HEALTHCAREit’s the best in the nation, but assistance is still out of reach for too many residents. From doctor visits to life-saving medications, too many people cannot access vital services when they need them. Fortunately, a House proposal is currently under consideration by the conference budget committee that would provide significant cost relief for … Read more

St. Luke | Aspirus healthcare

St. Luke |  Aspirus healthcare

Proposal for St. Lukes to Affiliate with Aspirus Health to Improve Health Care Quality and Expand Access to Services in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan Aspirus Health is pleased to announce that St. Lukes has signed a letter of intent to affiliate with Aspirus. By affiliated with St. Lukes, headquartered in Duluth, MN, our … Read more

Healthcare cyber defenses aren’t up to scratch

Healthcare cyber defenses aren't up to scratch

Illustration: Ada Amer/Axios Massive data breach affecting 11 million patients HCA Healthcare provided a stark reminder this week of how often the defenses of America’s largest healthcare organizations are breached. Because matter: The hospital industry retains sensitive personal data which is among the most valuable assets on the black market and experts predict that further … Read more

The latest reported breaches are impacting small and medium-sized healthcare organizations

The latest reported breaches are impacting small and medium-sized healthcare organizations

By Jill McKeon 06 July 2023 – The latest series of reported healthcare data breaches impacted small and mid-sized healthcare organizations. Two of the three violations mentioned below occurred in 2022. The Community Research Foundation notifies HHS of the October 2022 violation The Community Research Foundation (CRF) in San Diego, California notified more than 30,000 … Read more

How healthcare may be affected by the affirmative action ruling of the high courts

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Doctors fear that a Supreme Court ruling handed down on June 29 will have far-reaching effects not only on the diversity of doctors and other health professionals in training, but ultimately on patient care as well. The decision found it unconstitutional for colleges and universities to use race as a factor in student admissions, which … Read more

Healthcare, utility among the topics discussed at the Meet the Candidates Forum – The Vicksburg Post

Healthcare, utility among the topics discussed at the Meet the Candidates Forum - The Vicksburg Post

Healthcare, utility among the topics discussed at the Meet the Candidates Forum Published at 3.23pm on Friday 30 June 2023 Health care, Medicaid expansion and utilities were among the main topics as candidates for statehood met with Warren County residents on Thursday in a forum at the Warren County Courthouse. An estimated 50 people participated … Read more

Californias Health Care Affordability Board discusses plans for healthcare sector consolidations and mergers – State of Reform

Californias Health Care Affordability Board discusses plans for healthcare sector consolidations and mergers - State of Reform

The California Health Care Affordability Board (HCAB), a decision-making body tasked with setting statewide and sector-specific spending goals and approving key benchmarks, discussed the state’s action plan to address facility consolidation health professionals during a meeting earlier this month. Katherine Gudiksen, executive director of Source on Healthcare Price and Competition in the law department of … Read more

More than a third of LGBTQ+ cancer patients report discrimination in healthcare

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Source/Disclosures Published by: Disclosures: Helium | HemOnc Today was unable to confirm financial information material to Arias at the time of the report. ADD A TOPIC TO E-MAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are posted on Please provide your email address to receive an email when new … Read more