Tag Archives: Support

Greenham Trust launches ‘Laptops for Lockdown Learning’ fund to support underprivileged children’s home-schooling

Hosted on The Good Exchange platform, donations will be match-funded up to £250,000 to provide £500,000 for learning equipment across West Berkshire and beyond 8th January 2021 – Greenham Trust has today launched the ‘Laptops for Lockdown Learning’ appeal to give every child a laptop to learn under lockdown. Hosted on The Good Exchange, Greenham… Read More »

Brigham and Women’s pilots new program to support provider mental health

Emergency healthcare professionals at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital will soon have access to a new mental health platform that can monitor their levels of well-being and detect changes in real-time. WHY IT MATTERSThe platform and accompanying mobile app are developed by Baltimore-based technology startup Rose, which has its roots at Johns Hopkins University. The… Read More »

Providers support Value in Health Care Act that amends MACRA payment model

Thirteen national provider groups support the newly-introduced House bill, the Value in Health Care Act of 2020, a bipartisan effort that proposes to make changes to the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015.  The bill specifically amends many of the program parameters of Medicare’s Alternative Payment Models to increase participation. It extends… Read More »

Support grows for deliberately exposing vaccine trial subjects to COVID-19, with Oxford team leading the way

Article content It began as a proposal on the fringes of science: deliberately exposing people to COVID-19 to speed up development of vaccines, even though there’s no sure-fire treatment for the potentially lethal bug. But the controversial idea of so-called challenge trials to test coronavirus shots seems to be picking up steam, with one huge… 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 »