This morning Pharmacy Guild of Australia National President Professor Trent Twomey and Queensland Branch President Chris Owen provided evidence in support of a trial on the full scope of community pharmacists in North Queensland when investigating the provision of primary, allied and private healthcare, aged care and NDIS care servicesRead More →

On February 4, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), U.S. Department of Treasury, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released sub-regulatory orientations which provides greater flexibility and clarifies a few points about the required coverage of over-the-counter COVID-19 tests, which went into effect for employer healthRead More →

(CBS News) – Federal prosecutors have reached plea agreements on federal hate crime charges with two of the three white men convicted of murdering black man Ahmaud Arbery, court documents show. Arbery’s parents are “vehemently against” the deals, their lawyer said. Arbery, 25, was shot while jogging in a neighborhoodRead More →

A government report published on Tuesday does not name specific companies but mentions at least one “large service provider”. One of the most common violations was limitations or exclusions or therapy coverage for autism, Modern Healthcare reported. Modern Health Care: Federal Government Investigating Violations of Mental Health Parity Laws ThirtyRead More →

SOUTHAMPTON’s largest hospital is seeing ‘unprecedented’ levels of demand despite a drop in emergency room admissions last month. Southampton University Hospital said it faced “significant pressure” with five hospital wards reserved for Covid patients. Now the Trust is urging residents to help the hospital by thinking about how best toRead More →

Value, quality and experience topped health plan members’ wish lists in 2021, in a still uncertain care environment. In 2022, nearly two years into the pandemic, those priorities remain, but the pressure has intensified. Health plans will have to deliver on their promises, while facing monumental challenges — a turbulentRead More →

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said some essential workers will be able to use a negative rapid antigen test (RAT) to stop self-isolating in the later stages of the Omicron outbreak. This will cover essential workers in the supply chain, especially those involved in the provision of food. She saidRead More →

WILMINGTON — As the number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations hit an all-time high, Clinton Memorial Hospital is once again at full capacity. Our beds are full with both patients who are being treated for COVID-19 and those who have other acute and chronic conditions that require immediate medical attention.Read More →

For immediate release: December 30, 2021 (21-265) Contact Person: Sharon Moysiuk, Communications 360-549-6471Public Inquiries: Healthcare Systems Customer Service 360-236-4700 The state disciplines health care providers OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health has disciplined or withdrawn charges against the following health care providers in our state. The department’s healthRead More →

TULSA, Oklahoma. – Starting today, Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies will begin distributing the licensed COVID antiviral drugs, Paxlovid and Molnupiravir, in Oklahoma. Some Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies receive limited amounts of COVID-19 antiviral drugs. The drug is only available with a prescription from a healthcare practitioner. >>> EXPLAIN:Read More →

NEW YORK (CBSNew York) – Another pandemic record has been broken. More than 44,000 new positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified in New York State in one day. The astonishing rise prompted Gov. Kathy Hochul to relax quarantine guidelines for essential workers as the state issued another warning regardingRead More →

For immediate release: December 23, 2021 (21-257) Contact Person: Sharon Moysiuk, Communications 360-549-6471Public Inquiries: Health Systems Customer Service 360-236-4700 The state disciplines health care providers OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health has disciplined or withdrawn charges against the following health care providers in our state. The department’s healthRead More →

Krisma Exports (India) Ltd. Indian integrated healthcare company comes with new techno-friendly app ‘Calcutta Pharmacy‘. This initiative will allow online consultation of physicians to all users seated in their homes. The main features of KP Online Healthcare app, which make it unique from others, are online home medicine delivery, medicalRead More →

Job description: Under the supervision of the Correctional Services Health Administrator, the RN will provide qualified and diverse nursing care to inmates. Perform health assessments and make independent nursing judgments on the needs of inmates and provide treatment according to physician-approved protocols. Educates inmates about chronic conditions, traumatic issues andRead More →

Free, at-home COVID-19 monoclonal antibody therapy is now available through the Florida Department of Health and DeliveRxd. Free, at-home COVID-19 monoclonal antibody therapy is now available through the Florida Department of Health and DeliveRxd. Those who want this option do not need to be homebound or bedridden. In addition, DeliveRxdRead More →

MELVILLE, NY – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced the signing of a cooperation agreement with OMNIA Partners, one of the nation’s largest purchasing organizations for public and private markets, which will expand access to point-of-care diagnostic tests, personal protective equipment (PPE), and medical products andRead More →

We have all witnessed heartbreaking scenes as Afghan families rushed to Kabul airport, fleeing violence and repression as the Taliban regained control of the capital. Since then, many Afghan families in the greater New Haven community have experienced great anxiety, fear and loss. The New Haven organization, Integrated services forRead More →

Medicine often confuses the social construction of race with biology and fails to address the health consequences of systemic racism, according to the presenters. Although some schools include topics on systemic racism in individual classes, speakers from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy have said this needs to beRead More →

Following persistent and widespread pressure on the workforce, community pharmacists overwhelmingly voted to stop providing drugs in compliance aids such as drug trays for new patients to from 1st December 2021. At a meeting of contract dispensing pharmacists last week, 97% voted to shut down the medication adherence service toRead More →

Respondents included dietitians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physiotherapists and physicians. Research results show that many doctors and other clinicians are precluded from helping patients make these changes. A survey of 1,286 practitioners shows that 55% reported receiving no reimbursement for lifestyle medicine practices, while 27% reported some reimbursement and 18%Read More →

BRONZEVILLE – Residents of Bronzeville had a chance on Tuesday to give their opinion on a planned outpatient clinic project for the neighborhood, with some urging Northwestern Medicine to ensure there is mental health support and ample parking available. This was the second community meeting hosted by Northwestern Medicine andRead More →

Before global private equity firm HIG Capital bought a large Massachusetts mental health care provider through a subsidiary, its due diligence revealed warning signs that something fishy was going on. . There were “documentation problems” and “poor quality of supervision”. This did not deter HIG, which had around $ 21Read More →

HOSPITAL MATER in Dublin is limiting its activities to essential services from tonight due to the impact of the ‘last wave’ of Covid-19. Outpatient appointments and elective surgeries at Mater Misericordiae University Hospital “will be reduced to essential services until further notice,” the hospital confirmed this evening. The Mater hasRead More →

The Department of Justice has filed a False Claims Act complaint against Professional Compounding Centers of America Inc. (PCCA), a Houston-based company that sells active pharmaceutical ingredients and other products and services to compounding pharmacies . The complaint alleges that the PCCA reported fraudulent and inflated Average Wholesale Prices (AWP)Read More →

Hippocrates’ famous decree, “Do no harm first,” is medicine’s most enduring mantra. It is therefore a tragic irony that while health workers constantly strive to cure sick patients, greenhouse gas emissions from health care endanger the lives of billions of people. The statistics are alarming. The NHS greenhouse gas emissionsRead More →

In summary As the global demand for refrigerated drugs overvoltages, direct relief triples its cold chain capacity. At the request of Mexican government, the organization helped carry an additional 3.4 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine from the United States to Mexico. The direct relief was re-accredited speak National Association ofRead More →

KARACHI – The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Karachi, Iraqi Professor Dr Khalid Mahmood, said on Tuesday that we cannot achieve our desired goals without modernizing the existing education system. With the promotion of research culture in universities, we can provide better, reliable, cheaper and sustainable solutions to industries which,Read More →

October 6, 2021 There are 39 new cases of Covid-19 in the community and one person at Middlemore Hospital in Auckland dies from the virus, said Dr Caroline McElnay. Thirty of the current cases are in Auckland and nine in Waikato. An essential worker from Whangārei returned a low positiveRead More →

About 80 hospital workers and supporters stand outside McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center in Springfield, holding up signs announcing a strike for unfair labor practices. As drivers pass 14th Street, many honk their horns in support. Four hundred workers represented by SEIU Local 49 are without contract with the Springfield Hospital. UnionRead More →

Community pharmacy drivers who dispense prescriptions at patients’ homes are to be trained to detect signs of loneliness and isolation in frail older people in a pilot project being developed in Wales. Drivers recruited for the pilot project – which is run by the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) in partnershipRead More →

Pharmacists encouraged to talk to patients about atrial fibrillation, which causes 6,000 strokes each year hearts4heart, which raises awareness about the disease, is rolling out free mobile heart testing stations to hospitals and pharmacies across the country during AF Awareness Week (September 18-24). The association estimates that thousands of casesRead More →

In 2003, the pharmacy was primarily a supply and operating department and the staff numbered no more than 20, mostly pharmacy technicians. The basic responsibilities of pharmacists were not exercised and the service provided was limited to the distribution of drugs and stock management. Pharmaceutical care was an alien conceptRead More →