Tag Archives: care

Empowering care teams at Malaysia’s Bagan Specialist Centre & Oriental Melaka Straits Medical Centre

Bagan Specialist Centre is a private hospital located in Butterworth, Penang in Malaysia and the first hospital to embark on a fully automated early warning scoring system in the APAC region in July 2018. Oriental Melaka Straits Medical Centre is a 300-bedded, fully-integrated multidisciplinary specialist centre located at the beach area of Klebang, Melaka in… Read More »

Sixty-eight percent support coronavirus medical care for illegal immigrants, 37% back stimulus checks: Poll

Two out of three Americans believe the government ought to provide medical care for illegal immigrants affected by the coronavirus but are far less supportive of offering them stimulus payments, according to a poll released Wednesday. The Pew Research Center study conducted between April 29 and May 5 found 68% of U.S. adults think the… Read More »

RWJF Challenge: Health Care Emergency Tech

Catalyst @ Health 2.0 May 18, 2020• SPONSORED POST By CATALYST @ HEALTH 2.0 Catalyst @ Health 2.0, in collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is seeking health technology solutions that can support the needs of the health care system (e.g. providers, government, public health and community organizations, and more) by addressing several obstacles… Read More »

US primary health care can be cheaper and more equal. Here’s how. – CNN

Medical evidence has revealed that elderly people face an increased risk of dying from the disease, along with people of all ages who have chronic health issues, such as diabetes, obesity and hypertension. Among those with underlying conditions who are dying from the virus, a disproportionate number are living in poverty or are African American… Read More »

Is it safe to see an audiologist or hearing care provider during the pandemic? A checklist

If you’ve been putting off seeing an audiologist or hearing care specialist while sheltering at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, that’s understandable. Many Americans have chosen to delay non-emergency medical care while waiting for things to improve. At the same time, keep in mind that untreated hearing loss is not benign, and the longer you put off… Read More »

Coronavirus: PM quizzed over ‘unexplained’ care home deaths

Media playback is unsupported on your device Boris Johnson must account for official figures showing 10,000 “unexplained” deaths in care homes last month, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said. Sir Keir said there were 18,000 more deaths in April than the average for that month, but only 8,000 were recorded as coronavirus-related. He said… Read More »