Inclusivity in Insurance – The New Indian Express

Inclusivity in Insurance – The New Indian Express

Express press service CHENNAI: There has always been dialogue and discussion on bringing mental illness into the scope of health insurance coverage, especially after the passing of the Mental Health Care Act 2017 and the consequences of the pandemic. However, despite the provision of active laws and provisions, implementation is still a work in progress … Read more

Sydney project solves interoperability issues by connecting 70 care sites via the cloud

Sydney project solves interoperability issues by connecting 70 care sites via the cloud

Disparate systems and scattered health information across the Australian healthcare system have prevented clinicians from providing better care and achieving better patient outcomes. A primary health network seized the moment and worked to improve information sharing within the health ecosystem. THE PROBLEM Interoperability is an “ongoing challenge” for healthcare delivery in the Australian healthcare system, … Read more

How to know what your health insurance will pay in advance

How to know what your health insurance will pay in advance

Photo: Studio Minerva (Shutterstock) Last year, hospitals had to start posting lists of the prices they charge for each procedure. The data was not easy to access, and a serious flaw is that it was only the prices displayed, not the prices that insurers, or anyone else, end up paying. From now on, since July … Read more

Health experts see rise in maternal mortality after Roe

Health experts see rise in maternal mortality after Roe

Note: some mortality data are not available due to reliability and confidentiality restrictions; Data: CDC; Map: Jacques Schrag/Axios The six states with the highest maternal mortality rates in the country each quickly banned abortion following the decision to overturn Roe v. Wadefueling concerns that more children will be born in areas with poor health outcomes … Read more

Michigan Health Council survey shows effect of lack of educators on PA rotation programs

Michigan Health Council survey shows effect of lack of educators on PA rotation programs

The Michigan Health Council (MHC) recently released a investigation detailing the clinical rotation experiences of the state’s 10 physician assistant (PA) rotation programs. The poll aiming to understand how students in PA programs are placed into clinical rotations, the costs of these 10 programs in Michigan, and the barriers that prevent these students from entering … Read more