Black Corporate Directors Connect ESG, Health Equity in BDHEA-Deloitte Health Equity Playbook

BDHEA’s ESG Action Guide guides organizations committed to quality health and wellbeing for our communities. CHICAGO, January 24, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — A new publication from the Black Directors Health Equity Agenda program is a guide to leading environmental, social and governance action in health and wellness organizations. The Essential Role of Health Equity in ESG …

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Mental health services on college campuses promote student success, report finds

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State’s Center for Collegiate Mental Health has released the results of its 2022 annual report examining factors associated with voluntary withdrawal from school during counseling services. This investigation was deemed essential given the national rates of “attrition” among students (Integrated Postsecondary Data System, 2020). The report concludes that having comprehensive …

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After a productive 2022, health policymakers are expected to focus on implementation

Jim Valley/Adobe Stock Despite the usual partisan bickering and election-year posturing, lawmakers had a productive year enacting health care policy in 2022. “This past Congress was a busy one, and a lot of things ended up happening,” said Joel White, president and CEO of Horizon Government Affairs. “I would say the most important thing was …

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Focus on member experience and technology position SafeRide Health for accelerated growth in 2023.

The leader in non-emergency medical transport (NEMT) technology drives further change after record performance in 2022. SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 24,-(BUSINESS WIRE)–SafeRide Health, the leading technology platform connecting patients to care, today announced the launch of 19 new Medicare Advantage partnerships and growth in six new markets. During the historic start of 2023, delivering rides to …

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Promoting a One Health approach can significantly improve human and animal health and environmental integrity

In a recent study published in The lancetresearchers pursued contemporary evidence on how One Health approaches can improve health security on a global scale against unprecedented health hazards, such as that posed by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Study: Advancing a Human–Animal–Environmental Health for Global Health Security: What Does the Evidence Say? Image credit: …

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Orlando Health chooses Biofourmis to provide optimal hospital-grade care in patients’ homes

Multi-year agreement to launch in early 2023 Biofourmis was selected for its industry-leading technology capabilities, as well as the breadth of operational, clinical and technology services for its end-to-end solution BOSTON and Orlando, Florida, January 23, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Biofourmis, a leading global provider of technology-based care, today announced a multi-year agreement with Orlando Health, …

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Red tape limits access to pregnancy technology for Medicaid patients

Wellor low-income patients, the challenges of pregnancy are only compounded by the challenges of prenatal care: dozens of doctor visits, time off from work or childcare, parking and public transportation costs. “Even just getting to appointments can be a huge problem,” said Kathryn Marco, an obstetrician-gynecologist at George Washington, a Washington-based health system that is …

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Pair to match the cities donations to Wheeling Health Right | News, Sports, Work

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Two former Belmont County residents are offering a match if the county’s two cities agree to fund Wheeling Health Right’s activities on the west side of the Ohio River. James and Marlene Everson, former residents of St. Clairsville with ties to Martins Ferry, now live in Atwood Lake, Ohio, and Naples, Florida. …

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