Tag Archives: care

Cleveland Clinic, New York-Presbyterian among hospitals with biggest charity care, community benefits deficit

Dive Brief: Many nonprofit hospitals are not living up to their obligations for tax-exempt status by investing in the communities they serve, according to a new survey of nearly 2,400 hospitals by the Lown Institute. According to Lown’s 2021 Hospitals Index, the institutions fell short in community investments by nearly $ 17 billion in the… Read More »

Angelina Jolie reveals daughter Zahara’s post-surgery care impacted by race

Loading the player… The racial disparities in the medical community have been a hot topic over the last few years and now Hollywood veteran Angelina Jolie is opening up about how those systemic biases directly impacted her own child. In a Time article published Wednesday, the 46-year-old actress interviewed a medical student named Malone Mukwende, who is… 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 »

Covid: Care home isolation rule axed for low-risk trips in England

Leigh Day partner Tessa Gregory, who is representing John’s Campaign, said: “It appears under the threat of legal proceedings, which the John’s Campaign were due to issue next week, the government has finally agreed to drop the blanket requirement that care home residents self-isolate for 14 days following any visit out. BBC News – Health