How Biden’s end to the Covid-19 public health emergency affects testing, vaccines, and treatment

When the federal Covid-19 public health emergency ends on May 11, it will be the end of an era for the American health system. For more than three years, in a country where patients typically pay more for health care than residents of any other high-income country, tests and vaccines have been available to all … Read more

How Man United used ’emergency protocol’ to sign Sabitzer

6:30 a.m. ET Rob DawsonReporter Erik ten Hag is fond of saying Manchester United are heading “in the right direction” on the pitch since arriving as manager in the summer, and the last 24 hours of the January transfer window were evidence of progress on that too. . – Stream on ESPN+: LaLiga, Bundesliga, more … Read more

Arjun Venkatesh to lead emergency medicine at Yale University

Effective March 1, 2023, Venkatesh will head the emergency medicine programs at Yale University School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital, with a clear focus on promoting an accessible, inclusive work environment and patient experience. Alexandra Martinez Garcia 12:01 a.m. Jan 31, 2023 Correspondent contribution Marisa Brier Effective March 1, 2023, MED ’14 Arjun … Read more

The end of the federal public health emergency is causing confusion for recipients and providers

With the end of the federal public health emergency, some Medicaid recipients may not be eligible for continued coverage. During this emergency, some Medicaid programs, including traditional Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and the Healthy Indiana Plan, have had hold on traditional rules that require updated paperwork and documentation to remain eligible for coverage. … Read more

WHO experts give possible end to the international COVID health emergency

After a huge wave of protests in the fall of 2022, China lifted most of its coronavirus restrictions – which were among the strictest in the world. In addition, Tedros noted that the lifting of coronavirus restrictions in China has led to a high death rate in the world’s most populous country, whose citizens are … Read more

International students have required upfront payment prior to emergency treatment in Queensland hospitals

International students recalled the frightening and stressful experience of being asked to pay hundreds of dollars upfront before treatment in the emergency departments of Queensland Public Hospitals. It has prompted advocates to call for a change in the hospital’s policy for billing students’ health insurance directly. the main points: International students are not eligible for … Read more

New figures highlight the impact of Covid-19 on mental health care for inpatients and emergency departments

New numbers reported this week indicate that Vermont’s inpatient psychiatric care capacity slowly began to rebound last year, but it remains well below pre-pandemic levels. Meanwhile, the total number of days patients spent seeking mental health care in emergency departments statewide reached new highs. That number, more than 10,500 a day, now appears to be … Read more

Americans lack emergency savings amid ‘dangerous scenario’

Suze Orman speaks during the AOL BUILD Speaker Series at AOL Studios in New York. Jenny Anderson | WireImage | Getty Images An unexpected bill is not convenient at all. But there are more reasons now that an unexpected event–such as a car repair or medical expense–could put Americans on a precarious financial footing. Blame … Read more

While the emergency department waits for days on end, Massachusetts is turning to home care for children’s mental health

It was around 2 am on October 24th when a mother named Carmen realized her 12-year-old daughter was in danger and needed help. Haley wasn’t in her room – or anywhere in the house. Carmen used an app on her phone to locate Hailey. She was moving along a main street in their central Massachusetts … Read more

Windsor Council backs new gas stations – despite declaring a climate emergency

Despite declaring a climate emergency and calling for a phase-out of natural gas-fired electricity generation, Windsor City Council has now approved two new gas plants. The decision came Monday night after six citizen delegates urged the council to reject new gas-fired power plants. It would exacerbate climate change, increase local pollution levels, and end up … Read more