Tag Archives: Care

NYC to require vaccinations or weekly Covid tests for city health care, hospital workers: Sources

Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York,. Jeenah Moon | Reuters New York City will require all workers at city-run health care facilities and hospitals to be vaccinated or take weekly Covid tests, with positivity rates continuing to tick upward as the delta variant spreads, City Hall officials told NBC New York. Mayor Bill de… Read More »

Telemedicine in abortion care: safe, effective, preferred

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Health Service (NHS) in Scotland began providing telemedicine services for medical abortion. In this interview, we spoke to Dr John Reynolds-Wright of the Medical Research Council Centre for Reproductive Health at the University of Edinburgh, who worked with a team to assess outcomes and acceptability for people… Read More »

Zombie health care news

Although I am advancing rapidly into almost complete retirement, there are some days/weeks when I can’t refrain from pointing out some of the troubling health care news I see.  This is one such week. First, the COVID zombie news My local Star Tribune newspaper delivered this front page news: University of Minnesota, Mayo report COVID-fighting success… Read More »

GE Healthcare, American College of Cardiology unite toward AI-powered cardiac care

GE Healthcare announced this week that it would be teaming up with the American College of Cardiology to push forward artificial intelligence and digital technology in cardiac care.   The company says it will lend its perspective to the ACC’s Applied Health Innovation Consortium, a collaboration of patient advocates and academic, clinical, industry and technology… Read More »