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Poll: 72% say the US healthcare system does not care for the elderly

Poll: 72% say the US healthcare system does not care for the elderly

About 72% of respondents to a National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI) survey said they didn’t think the US healthcare system was doing a good job of caring for the aging population. NPHI conducted the survey in September in collaboration with Emergence Creative and consultancy SIR. The research follows a 2017 report by …

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Trauma Research Center Comes to San Antonio with Funding from UT System and Army

Trauma Research Center Comes to San Antonio with Funding from UT System and Army

From brain injuries to blood transfusions, the San Antonio area will soon have a one-of-a-kind trauma research center generating knowledge that could save countless lives. The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio plans to house the Trauma Research and Combat Casualty Care Collaborative, or TRC4, with the help of $2.5 million recently …

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The Tale of Two Justins: Poland Murder Suspect Described as Loving Father, Brother Whose Mental Health System Failed

The Tale of Two Justins: Poland Murder Suspect Described as Loving Father, Brother Whose Mental Health System Failed

The trailer at 14 Poplar Drive in Poland remains behind police tape Friday morning after a Thanksgiving morning murder. Andrée Kehn/Sun Journal POLAND — As police continue to investigate the grisly Thanksgiving killing on Poplar Drive, those closest to the murder suspect are telling the story of two Justin Butterfields. Justin Butterfield Photo submitted There …

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The Tale of Two Justins: Poland Murder Suspect Described as Loving Father, Brother Whose Mental Health System Failed

The Tale of Two Justins: Poland Murder Suspect Described as Loving Father, Brother Whose Mental Health System Failed

The trailer at 14 Poplar Drive in Poland remains behind police tape Friday morning after a Thanksgiving morning murder. Andrée Kehn/Sun Journal POLAND — As police continue to investigate the grisly Thanksgiving killing on Poplar Drive, those closest to the murder suspect are telling the story of two Justin Butterfields. Justin Butterfield Photo submitted There …

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kauai medical training track first cohort

A medical training track will have an extended and impactful presence on Garden Isle | University of Hawaii System News

The first cohort of students from War Medical Training Track begins studies in March. With a $10 million grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) the University of Hawaii at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABOME) prepares to put down roots on the Garden Isle. One year ago, CZI contributed to the launch …

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Family of man killed by Houston cop say he was in mental health crisis, the system let him down

Family of man killed by Houston cop say he was in mental health crisis, the system let him down

Family members of a man killed by Houston police last month say the 26-year-old was suffering from a mental health crisis and relatives were actively looking for him when an officer killed him shot in the Spring Branch area. Speaking at the headquarters of FIEL, an immigration advocacy group in southwest Houston, Alfredo Gonzalez Garza’s …

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Mark Hage: Rebalancing Vermont's Healthcare System and Lowering Healthcare Costs

Mark Hage: Rebalancing Vermont’s Healthcare System and Lowering Healthcare Costs

This commentary is from Mark Hage, Director of Benefit Programs at Vermont-NEA. This commentary is the latest in a series that included pieces by Patrick Flood and Julie Wasserman. We have joined forces to make the case that a more affordable and equitable health care system is within Vermont’s reach. But we must act. We …

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Tasmania transforms outpatient services with online booking and eReferral system

Tasmania transforms outpatient services with online booking and eReferral system

The Tasmanian government recently released a four-year strategy to transform outpatient services in its public health system. Tasmania Transforming Ambulatory Services Strategy aims to reduce wait times, improve communication and modernize processes. One of the goals of the strategy is ICT and virtual care capability under which a digital outpatient management system and electronic referral …

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The Australian acute care system: more or fewer hospital beds?  - Preview+

The Australian acute care system: more or fewer hospital beds? – Preview+

RECENT coverage of the pressures, compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic and healthcare worker shortages, on public hospitals and the provision of acute care across Australia has underscored just how critical Australia’s acute care system really is vulnerable (here, here). As hospitals represent the face of the modern healthcare system and cost the most in terms …

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