Even with good infrastructure, you need good communications and consistent public health messaging. From the start of the Trump administration, there has been confusion around masks, tests and now vaccines. The result is a lack of confidence in public health institutions just as we head into the next holiday season when more people need to be tested. … [Read more...] about Is America breaking its health care promise to you?
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The regulatory structure of ObamaCare orders every primary care physician to keep all medical records on personal computers, to which the Department of Health and Human Services has access. Thus, the long-revered and uniquely American value of the patient-physician privilege -- the certain knowledge that your doctor will not reveal what you tell her or him -- has been obliterated. The statute also has given the secretary of HHS unreviewable powers to regulate intricacies of the delivery of health care in America. … [Read more...] about Is health care a right or a good?
Second Wind Fund works by taking referrals — mostly from elementary, middle and high school mental health staff — about students who are at risk of suicide and need immediate help. Within a few hours of a referral, Second Wind Fund will send a list to the school of qualified local therapists who are willing to see students in an expedited fashion. … [Read more...] about Second Wind Fund helps at-risk students navigate complicated mental health care system
The state Health Department numbers show there have been 35,367 resident cases of COVID-19 in nursing and personal care homes across Pennsylvania. Among employees, there are 6,661 diagnosed cases. That brings the entire total to 42,028 cases at nursing or personal care facilities. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Health Dept. Reports 9,797 New Cases In 48 Hours
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Health officials say Pennsylvania has reached a “concerning milestone” in COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations, as one suburban Philadelphia health system postponed elective surgeries. Hospitals are filling up again and there are staffing issues because so many health care workers are being exposed in the community. … [Read more...] about COVID In Philadelphia: Main Line Health Postpones Elective Surgeries To Make More Beds Available As Hospitalizations Rise Across State