Digging in won ’t solve pay dispute, nor get the NHS back on its feet
The NHS won’t be able to deliver the speedier response times and better care the government is promising until ministers try harder to end the growing dispute about pay and staffing, says UNISON today (Tuesday). Later today the health secretary will be asked about the government’s handling of the NHS dispute by MPs on the health and social care select committee, just as UNISON announces its fourth day of strike action on Friday 10 February. This morning, NHS pay review body chair Philippa Hird told the committee the Department of Health and Social Care has yet to submit evidence ahead of the next pay round beginning in...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 31, 2023 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release ambulance strikes nhs pay nhs strikes Source Type: news

CMS: Request for Nominations and Announcement of the Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education (APOE) Virtual Meeting
Notice from the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services (CMS) requesting nominations for the Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education (APOE). APOE advises and makes recommendations to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) (the Secretary) and the CMS Administrator on opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of consumer education strategies concerning the Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Nominations are due by February 24, 2023. In addition, APOE will hold a virtual public meeting on February 9, 2023, from 12:00 – 5:00 ...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 30, 2023 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

United Health Foundation announces $3M grant partnership with Children ’s Minnesota
United Health Foundation on Friday announced a 3-year, $3 million grant partnership with Children ’s Minnesota. The partnership aims to address pediatric health disparities in underserved families in the Twin Cities, specifically so that children can get more care for asthma, mental health and vaccinations. At a press conference Friday morning at the Phyllis Wheatley Community Center in Minn eapolis, leaders from the Minnesota Department of Health, Children’s Minnesota, and United Health spoke… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 27, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alyxandra Sego Source Type: news

Most Americans Aren ’t Getting Enough Exercise, Study Finds
Americans aren’t exercising enough. Less than a third of U.S. adults meet suggested benchmarks for aerobic and muscle-building activities set out by health officials, according to a new study released on Thursday. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends healthy adults spend at least 150 minutes per week—roughly 20 minutes a day—doing moderate-intensity aerobic exercise and at least two days per week doing muscle-strengthening activities. Only 28% of people in the U.S. are actually following those guidelines, according to the study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Preven...
Source: TIME: Health - January 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tanaz Meghjani/Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized bloomberg wire Exercise & Fitness healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

El DHS busca ideas para los $8 millones de los fondos del acuerdo sobre opioides
El Department of Health Services (DHS) de Wisconsin est á pidiendo al público que comparta sus ideas sobre cómo utilizar una segunda ronda de los fondos del acuerdo sobre opioides para proporcionar orientación sobre dónde se deben utilizar los fondos para reducir los daños asociados con el trastorno por uso de opioides (opioid use disorder). Aproxi madamente $8 millones estarán disponibles para apoyar proyectos y programas existentes o nuevos en comunidades de todo Wisconsin. Las personas pueden...(see release)JenniferC.MillerJanuary 27, 2023 (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - January 27, 2023 Category: Hospital Management Authors: JenniferC.Miller Source Type: news

El DHS busca ideas para los $8 millones de los fondos del acuerdo sobre opioides
El Department of Health Services (DHS) de Wisconsin est á pidiendo al público que comparta sus ideas sobre cómo utilizar una segunda ronda de los fondos del acuerdo sobre opioides para proporcionar orientación sobre dónde se deben utilizar los fondos para reducir los daños asociados con el trastorno por uso de opioides (opioid use disorder). Aproxi madamente $8 millones estarán disponibles para apoyar proyectos y programas existentes o nuevos en comunidades de todo Wisconsin. Las personas pueden...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - January 27, 2023 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Another £6BILLION of PPE and Covid tests down the drain: Critics slam £14.9bn of waste
It means the UK's Department of Health has now lost £14.9billion on over-priced, faulty or unused PPE, tests and drugs since the pandemic began. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DHS Seeks Ideas for $8 Million in Opioid Settlement Funds
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is asking the public to share thoughts on how to use a second round of opioid settlement funds to provide guidance on where money should be spent to reduce harms associated with opioid use disorder. Approximately $8 million will be available to support existing or new projects and programs in communities across Wisconsin. People can make their recommendations in a survey starting today through February 17, 2023. The survey is available in English...(see release)Claire.YunkerJanuary 26, 2023 (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - January 26, 2023 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Claire.Yunker Source Type: news

Public Inspection: CMS: Meetings: Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education
Pre-publication notice from the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services (CMS) requesting nominations for the Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education (APOE). APOE advises and makes recommendations to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) (the Secretary) and the CMS Administrator on opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of consumer education strategies concerning the Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Nominations are due by February 24, 2023. In addition, APOE will hold a virtual public meeting on February 9, 2023, from...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 26, 2023 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

DHS Seeks Ideas for $8 Million in Opioid Settlement Funds
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is asking the public to share thoughts on how to use a second round of opioid settlement funds to provide guidance on where money should be spent to reduce harms associated with opioid use disorder. Approximately $8 million will be available to support existing or new projects and programs in communities across Wisconsin. People can make their recommendations in a survey starting today through February 17, 2023. The survey is available in...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - January 25, 2023 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Third spaces and opioid use within Black communities of Dane County: a qualitative secondary data analysis - Williams TM, Dodge Francis C.
This study utilizes data initially collected by evaluators at Wisconsin's Department of Health Services to create a secondary data analysis to investigate the opioid use and misuse among Black residents of Dane County. Sociologist Eric Klinenberg defines t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

HHS: Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request
Notice from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeking comments on the extension of an information collection request titled "HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules, and Supporting Regulations Contained in 45 CFR parts 160 and 164." HHS is reviewing comments on theJanuary 21, 2021,andDecember 2, 2022, notices of proposed rulemaking and will update this information collection request to reflect the input received through the rulemaking process. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 23, 2023 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

HHS: Annual Update of the HHS Poverty Guidelines
Announces the updated 2023 Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) federal poverty guidelines for the 48 contiguous states, Alaska, and Hawaii, which took effect January 12, 2023. The HHS poverty guidelines are a simplified version of the poverty thresholds issued by the U.S. Census Bureau and are used to determine eligibility for several federal programs. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 19, 2023 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

New York to offer free abortion pills at city-run health clinics
From Wednesday, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene clinic at the Bronx will offer abortion medication, with three additional clinics due in Brooklyn, Manhattan. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 17, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New York eyes nixed COVID-19 vaccine rule for health workers
The New York State Department of Health is “exploring its options” after a state Supreme Court judge struck down a statewide mandate requiring health care workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, the agency said Saturday. Judge Gerard Neri wrote in a ruling released Friday that Democratic Gov.…#gerardneri #kathyhochul #syracusepoststandard #supremecourt (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 14, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news