Surge in Infant Surrenders at NJ Safe Haven Sites Marks Highest Yearly Total Since 2006
As Safe Haven Awareness Month concludes, four additional infant surrenders signal a significant increase in the program's utilization in Morris County and across New Jersey. Morristown, NJ — The Department of Children and Families (DCF) has reported a noticeable uptick in the number of newborns surrendered at New Jersey Safe Haven sites, bringing the 2023 total to eight—the highest yearly count since 2006. These surrenders, recorded in April, May, and August, coincide with the state's ongoing efforts to raise awareness of the Safe Haven law.
A Look At The Texas Church Helping Transgender Kids Get Healthcare
In a world that is increasingly hostile towards transgender people, it's hard to imagine any good news could happen. This is particularly true in Texas, where LGBT youth are under attack.
Edmond, Oklahoma Transitions to New Ambulance Service: What You Need to Know
In a recent announcement, the City of Edmond, Oklahoma, shared its plans to transition from the Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) to American Medical Response (AMR) for their emergency medical ground transport service. This significant decision, made after a vote in April, has garnered attention and raised questions among Edmond residents. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the details of this transition and provide you with essential information.
Denver migrants need Spanish-speaking social workers, healthcare providers
The massive influx of migrants into Denver has made it apparent the city does not have enough Spanish translators to meet the need. Colorado Coalition for the Homeless held a webinar last week on being Hispanic/Latino and homeless. At one point, the conversation turned to the city’s migrant response. “It was a big deal real fast,” said Nick Pacheco, a program coordinator for Servicios de la Raza. “I don’t Speak Spanish but somehow, I got my phone number into the hands of somebody who knows everyone. They’re calling around looking for resources. I had to learn quickly how to navigate using the translator.”
Sanofi Consumer Healthcare Signs 17,000 Sq. Ft. Lease in Downtown Morristown
The deal further solidifies Morristown as a burgeoning hub for healthcare and business, bringing new jobs to the community. In a significant business development for Morristown, The Hampshire Cos. has signed a 16,903-square-foot lease agreement with Sanofi’s Consumer Healthcare unit for its recently renovated building at 21 South St., just steps away from the Morristown Green.
Dr. Reza Sadeghian: Pioneering Healthcare's Future at the Medicine-Tech Crossroads
In the dynamic world of healthcare, a remarkable individual stands at the forefront, effortlessly blending medical expertise with cutting-edge technology to drive innovation and improve patient care. Dr. Reza Sadeghian, a seasoned healthcare professional, has seamlessly navigated multiple roles, leaving an indelible mark on the industry. Let's delve into the inspiring journey of this multifaceted healthcare leader.
A New Hope for Women's Mental Health: Arkansas Facility Opens Specialized Center
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Mental health issues affect people of all genders, but statistics have shown that women often face unique challenges in this regard. To address these specific needs, The Bridgeway, a mental health facility in North Little Rock, Arkansas, has recently opened a specialized center called the Women’s Center for Health and Wellness. This new facility aims to provide comprehensive care and support tailored to women's mental health.
Gov. Murphy Signs 3 Bills into Law: Athletic Events, Cannabis Establishments, & Home Healthcare
New legislation allows for higher ticket pricing at postseason events, revises cannabis business restrictions, and introduces the "Hospital at Home Act." Yesterday, Governor Phil Murphy signed three significant bills into law, covering a range of topics from athletic events and cannabis establishments to home healthcare. These new laws promise to have a substantial impact on various sectors in New Jersey, including sports, health, and cannabis industries.
Half a Million Improperly Dropped from Medicaid
Federal health officials urge states to correct the flawed system after discovering that at least 500,000 families and children were wrongfully removed from Medicaid coverage. Federal health authorities revealed last week that 30 states, including New Jersey, have erroneously purged people from their Medicaid lists, impacting at least 500,000 children and families across the nation. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has demanded states rectify the issue immediately.
Should you be required to have pain meds at home for your guests? Plus - Oregon pain specialist tips
It's always annoying when pain decides to creep in and requires assitance from an over the counter medication. Some would say it's up to you to bring your own medicine with you and others would say that everyone should have the basics at home like Tylenol.
Navigating the New Data Privacy Law: Impact on the Healthcare Sector
The world of healthcare is undergoing a profound transformation as the Digital Personal Data Protection (DPDP) Act takes center stage in India. This revolutionary legislation not only affects businesses within the country but also has implications for entities processing personal information (PI) outside India when offering goods or services to Indian data principals. In this article, we'll explore how the DPDP Act is set to reshape the healthcare sector and highlight key considerations for stakeholders in the industry.
Healthcare Fraud Busted: NY Attorney General Leticia James Secures $3M Kickback Penalty
In a shocking turn of events, Gramercy Cardiac Diagnostic Services is hit with a massive penalty for illegal kickback schemes. In a significant health care scandal, New York Attorney General Leticia James has secured over $3 million from a health care company for engaging in an illegal kickback scheme. The company at the center of this controversy is none other than the renowned Gramercy Cardiac Diagnostic Services.
Largest Healthcare Strike in U.S. History Looms – Over 75,000 Kaiser Workers Demand Justice!
Over 75,000 workers at Kaiser Permanente, a healthcare giant, are planning to go on strike next month in California and other states. The strike is a result of failed negotiations between the company and unions representing the Kaiser workforce. The unions are concerned about issues such as pay, staffing, and patient safety.
A New Study: Getting These 3 Vaccines May Reduce Your Alzheimer’s Risk by 30%
A New Study: Getting These 3 Vaccines May Reduce Your Alzheimer’s Risk by 30%. 'Tis the season to make a vaccine appointment, and now you may have an even greater push to book one. Data show that those routine vaccines you get do a solid job fighting off the viruses they're meant to target now. New research suggests they may be doing impressive double-duty by protecting you from another illness that's on many Americans' minds.
Telehealth solutions — key trends to follow
Telehealth utilization (EHR & EMR implementation, clinical decision support, document workflow automation) is dynamically revolutionizing conventional healthcare services, which benefits both professionals and patients. Incorporated wisely, computational technology might accelerate service delivery and quality, patient recovery, employee satisfaction and retention, operational performance, and more.
A Guide to Developing a Secure Healthcare Mobile App
In today's digital age, healthcare is rapidly evolving, and technology plays a pivotal role in this transformation. Healthcare apps have become indispensable tools for both patients and healthcare providers. These apps provide convenience, accessibility, and personalized healthcare solutions, making them a vital part of the healthcare ecosystem.
Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Health Care is Often Difficult for Adolescents with ASD Autism
A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that few adolescents receive the recommended guidance for transitioning from pediatric to adult health care. This can be particularly difficult for adolescents identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in early childhood who, compared to other adolescents, are more likely to have additional mental health or other conditions that require more services and coordination among healthcare providers, but are also less likely to receive the healthcare services they need.
Médecin Hammamet: More Than Just Healthcare
Médecin Hammamet offers more than just medical services. Explore the holistic approach to healthcare. Imagine strolling along the golden sands of Hammamet, the Mediterranean breeze tousling your hair. You've come not just for the sun and sea, but for something a bit more… shall we say, medical? Now, if you're picturing a doctor in swim trunks with a stethoscope, you might be slightly off-target.
What proposed House GOP cuts to education, healthcare would mean for Maine
The U.S. government could face a partial shutdown come October as House Republicans push back on a proposed bipartisan budget. House Republicans and Speaker Kevin McCarthy want appropriations bills with much lower spending, but there’s a hard Sept. 30 deadline to reach a decision on government funding.
New Jersey Allocates $5.5 Million to Strengthen Hospital-Based Anti-Violence Programs
The latest funding round, to commence in 2024, aims to expand the state's efforts in breaking the cycle of violence and aiding victims right from their hospital beds. Governor Phil Murphy and Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced today the availability of $5.5 million in grants aimed to bolster the New Jersey Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Program (NJHVIP). These funds, sourced from the Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Fund, will be distributed through a competitive grant process starting in 2024.