Advances in modeling and sensors can help farmers and insurers manage risk
(International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)) A review of index insurance for smallholder farmers shows the potential of high-resolution satellite imagery to help poor farmers be compensated for potentially devastating losses. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Digital Health Startup Hims & Hers Goes Public In $1.6 Billion SPAC Deal
The three-year-old company is exploring partnerships with health systems and health insurers as it looks to increase its footprint in the U.S. and abroad. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katie Jennings, Forbes Staff Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

Senseonics adds another insurer, initiates $50M offering amid Covid-related regulatory delays
The moves come after an uncertain period for the Germantown biotech. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

New CEO of Ohio insurer trade group used to lobby for doctors, now focused on 'common ground'
"At first I had sort of a visceral, ‘Wait, it’s us vs. them.’ The more I thought about it, the more I realized that’s really part of the problem." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of Non-Emergent Patients
Introductory Note from JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P JEMS has prided itself on introducing countless groundbreaking concepts and innovations to the EMS community since its inception in 1980. As an example, in May 1980, JEMS introduced Jack Stout’s Public Utility Model and System Status management which changed the way many EMS Systems operated. His concepts introduced new ways to maximize resources and revenue through changes in the deployment of crews and resources. In Feb. of 1981, Dr. Jeff Clawson’s dispatch priority training and the Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS); the impact...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Marc Eckstein, MD, MPH Tags: Administration and Leadership Communications & Dispatch Exclusives California EMS Prehospital Telemedicine Source Type: news

UK Covid live: PM's plans for school testing in disarray; Wales introduces testing for international arrivals
Decision raises questions about proposed full return of England ’s schools in February; passengers arriving in Wales must prove negative testRegulator refuses to approve mass daily testing at English schoolsTesting times: how UK government fell short, again and againUK heads for double-dip recession as GDP falls 2.6%UK bans arrivals from South America over Brazilian variantGlobal coronavirus updates – live10.38amGMTTheSupreme Court has “substantially allowed” an appeal brought by theFinancial Conduct Authority (FCA) in a landmark £1.2bn legal battle over businesses’ ability to claim on i...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 15, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Lucy Campbell Tags: Coronavirus Politics UK news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Kenya: Kenyan Health Insurers in Record $8m Profit On Covid-19
[East African] Medical insurers in Kenya posted their highest-ever underwriting profit in the six months ended June last year on reduced bills, as patients avoided hospitals for fear of contracting the coronavirus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Evolent Health inks deal to sell subsidiary to Minnesota insurance company
The transaction is expected to close in the first half of 2021. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Pharmacological interventions for self ‐harm in adults
Cochrane authors have reviewed the international literature regarding pharmacological (drug) and natural product (dietary supplementation) treatment trials in the field. A total of seven trials that met inclusion criteria were identified. There is little evidence of beneficial effects of either pharmacological or natural product treatments. However, few trials have been conducted and those that have are small, meaning that possible beneficial effects of some therapies cannot be ruled out. Why is this review important?Self ‐harm (SH), which includes intentional self‐poisoning/overdose and self‐injury, is a major ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Embrace Pet Insurance hires insurance veteran as development director
Kelly Coffey's primary focus will be to expand the pet insurance company's reach while developing co-branding initiatives. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Connecticut and Maine to Utilize ‘Episode of Care’ Payment Models for State Employees and Retirees
Also called a ‘bundled payment’ model, under this plan, hospitals and clinical laboratories will receive ‘lump sums’ for certain healthcare procedures Employers and insurers continue to move healthcare providers away from fee-for-service (FFS) payment models and toward value-based reimbursement arrangements, also called Pay for Performance or bundled-payment models. While intended to save money, such payment […] The post Connecticut and Maine to Utilize ‘Episode of Care’ Payment Models for State Employees and Retirees appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - January 13, 2021 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Management & Operations AlphaFold anatomic pathology Andrei Lupas PhD Andriy Kryshtafovych PhD Arthur D. Levinson PhD Source Type: news

California forces insurance companies to pay for sex organ mutilation in gender-confused teens
(Natural News) While millions of Americans with health insurance are still having to pay out of pocket for necessary dental procedures that are considered to be “cosmetic,” and thus not covered, California is rolling out the red carpet for gender dysphoric teens to get their sex organs sliced off for “free.” California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dutch health insurer Zilveren Kruis partners with eye care startup
easee's online eye test is the world's first CE certified online eye test. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

2021 People to Watch: Blue Cross NC CEO Tunde Sotunde
For the new head of North Carolina ’s largest health insurer, the new year couldn’t be more important. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 8, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Broadening participation in clinical trials: A win for all
The objective is to engage in rea l-world, evidence-based research and bring trials to the local community, where a significant proportion of cancer care is rendered,” he adds.   To help, Cardinal Health ’s real-world evidence and insights teams analyze the real-world data collected from the sites, which can be compared to results from clinical trials to demonstrate the real-world value of therapies.   By bringing these studies to the community, many of the usual challenges are overcome, adds Gajra. These include trial site location (typically academic institutions) and the distances that ...
Source: EyeForPharma - January 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joseph Constance Source Type: news

Hospital Prices Just Got a Lot More Transparent Hospital Prices Just Got a Lot More Transparent
Hospitals face the new year with requirements to post price information they have long sought to obscure: the actual prices negotiated with insurers and the discounts they offer cash-paying customers.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - January 6, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

What Does Hospital Price Transparency Mean for You?
Under a rule that kicked in Jan. 1, hospitals are required to make public the prices they negotiate with insurers. That’s a lot more information than was previously required, which was only the posting of “chargemasters” — the hospital-generated list prices that few consumers or health plans actually pay. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tufts, Harvard Pilgrim merge to form 2nd largest health insurer in Mass.
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Tufts Health Plan said they have officially merged, combining the state ’s second and third largest insurers into one. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Price Transparency: A Gift To Americans In The New Year
On January 1, a new rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services went into effect requiring hospitals to publish the prices they negotiate with insurers for various medical procedures. This rule will inject some sorely needed transparency into the U.S. healthcare system. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sally Pipes, Contributor Tags: Policy /policy Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare sallypipesblog Source Type: news

Baker sees 'silver lining' in new health care law
Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law on New Year's Day a multi-faceted health care bill that requires insurance companies to cover telehealth visits the same way they cover in-person care. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 2, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Matt Murphy Source Type: news

Baker sees 'silver lining' in new health care law
Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law on New Year's Day a multi-faceted health care bill that requires insurance companies to cover telehealth visits the same way they cover in-person care. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 1, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Matt Murphy Source Type: news

Centene Adds Speciality Pharmacy To Health Plan Portfolio
Centene has completed the acquisition of PANTHERx, a specialty pharmacy company the health insurer will use to bolster its prescription benefit operation. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business pharma Source Type: news

White House wins ruling on disclosing health care prices
A federal judge has ruled in favor of the Trump administration’s plan to require hospitals and insurers to disclose the actual prices for common tests and procedures (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Health Insurers in NC
Check out the list of largest health insurers in North Carolina. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 29, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

2020 in Review: Wave of CEO turnover hits local health care companies
The leadership changes occurred at health systems, life sciences companies and one major health insurer. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 29, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: John George Source Type: news

2020 in Review: Wave of CEO turnover hits local health care companies
The leadership changes occurred at health systems, life sciences companies and one major health insurer. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 29, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Independence Blue Cross waiving cost-sharing fees for members getting a Covid-19 vaccine
Independence Blue Cross, the region's largest health insurer, is waiving all cost-sharing fees for its commercial group and individual members receiving the Covid-19 vaccine. That means no co-payments, deductibles, co-insurance or other costs associated with the administration of the vaccine. Costs of the Covid-19 vaccine and its administration will be covered for Independence' Medicare Advantage members by Medicare. The Food and Drug Administration has authorized th e emergency use of vaccines… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Beacon Hill negotiators reach deal on compromise health care bill
The compromise health care legislation would require insurers to permanently reimburse for behavioral telehealth at the rates they'd pay for the same care in-person, one of a series of measures aimed at building on the lessons of the COVID-19 crisis. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 22, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: Katie Lannan Source Type: news

Beacon Hill negotiators reach deal on compromise health care bill
The compromise health care legislation would require insurers to permanently reimburse for behavioral telehealth at the rates they'd pay for the same care in-person, one of a series of measures aimed at building on the lessons of the COVID-19 crisis. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 22, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Katie Lannan Source Type: news

COVID Bill to End ‘Surprise’ Medical Bills
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — People with private health insurance will see the nasty shock of “surprise” medical bills virtually gone, thanks to the coronavirus compromise passed by Congress. The charges that can run from hundreds to tens of thousands of dollars come from doctors and hospitals that are outside the network of a patient’s health insurance plan. It’s estimated that about 1 in 5 emergency visits and 1 in 6 inpatient admissions will trigger a surprise bill. Although lawmakers of both parties long agreed that the practice amounted to abusive...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

COVID Bill to End ‘Surprise’ Medical Bills
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — People with private health insurance will see the nasty shock of “surprise” medical bills virtually gone, thanks to the coronavirus compromise passed by Congress. The charges that can run from hundreds to tens of thousands of dollars come from doctors and hospitals that are outside the network of a patient’s health insurance plan. It’s estimated that about 1 in 5 emergency visits and 1 in 6 inpatient admissions will trigger a surprise bill. Although lawmakers of both parties long agreed that the practice amounted to abusive...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

COVID Bill to End ‘ Surprise ’ Medical Bills
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — People with private health insurance will see the nasty shock of “surprise” medical bills virtually gone, thanks to the coronavirus compromise passed by Congress. The charges that can run from hundreds to tens of thousands of dollars come from doctors and hospitals that are outside the network of a patient’s health insurance plan. It’s estimated that about 1 in 5 emergency visits and 1 in 6 inpatient admissions will trigger a surprise bill. Although lawmakers of both parties long agreed that the practice amounted to abusive...
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

COVID Bill to End ‘Surprise’ Medical Bills
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — People with private health insurance will see the nasty shock of “surprise” medical bills virtually gone, thanks to the coronavirus compromise passed by Congress. The charges that can run from hundreds to tens of thousands of dollars come from doctors and hospitals that are outside the network of a patient’s health insurance plan. It’s estimated that about 1 in 5 emergency visits and 1 in 6 inpatient admissions will trigger a surprise bill. Although lawmakers of both parties long agreed that the practice amounted to abusive...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

COVID Bill to End ‘Surprise’ Medical Bills
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — People with private health insurance will see the nasty shock of “surprise” medical bills virtually gone, thanks to the coronavirus compromise passed by Congress. The charges that can run from hundreds to tens of thousands of dollars come from doctors and hospitals that are outside the network of a patient’s health insurance plan. It’s estimated that about 1 in 5 emergency visits and 1 in 6 inpatient admissions will trigger a surprise bill. Although lawmakers of both parties long agreed that the practice amounted to abusive...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

COVID Bill to End ‘Surprise’ Medical Bills
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — People with private health insurance will see the nasty shock of “surprise” medical bills virtually gone, thanks to the coronavirus compromise passed by Congress. The charges that can run from hundreds to tens of thousands of dollars come from doctors and hospitals that are outside the network of a patient’s health insurance plan. It’s estimated that about 1 in 5 emergency visits and 1 in 6 inpatient admissions will trigger a surprise bill. Although lawmakers of both parties long agreed that the practice amounted to abusive...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 22, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Variation in US hospital mortality rates for patients admitted with COVID-19 during the 1st 6 months of pandemic
(JAMA Network) Researchers used data from a large national health insurer in the U.S. to examine whether hospital outcomes for patients with COVID-19 are improving. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Obamacare Provider Oscar Health Preps For IPO With SEC Filing
Health insurer Oscar Health is preparing an initial public offering of its common stock in 2021, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Consumer Tech /consumer-tech business pharma Source Type: news

UPMC Health Plan, Highmark extend out-of-pocket cost waivers for Covid-19
The region ’s two biggest insurers, UPMC Health Plan and Highmark, have extended out-of-pocket cost waivers for both inpatient Covid-19 treatment at in-network facilities and telehealth visits. Both insurers did this in the spring and had previously extended it through the end of Dec. 31. But with the Covid -19 pandemic reaching new heights in late November and into December, both insurers are extending those measures into the new year. UPMC Health Plan’s directive continues through Feb. 21, 2021,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 18, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

UPMC Health Plan, Highmark extend out-of-pocket cost waivers for Covid-19
The region ’s two biggest insurers, UPMC Health Plan and Highmark, have extended out-of-pocket cost waivers for both inpatient Covid-19 treatment at in-network facilities and telehealth visits. Both insurers did this in the spring and had previously extended it through the end of Dec. 31. But with the Covid -19 pandemic reaching new heights in late November and into December, both insurers are extending those measures into the new year. UPMC Health Plan’s directive continues through Feb. 21, 2021,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 18, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Five Years since the Paris Agreement: The Race to Net Zero Is On
GGGI has been working closely with the Provincial Government of Central Kalimantan supporting effective policymaking and planning to drive reduced deforestation and peatland degradation in the province, particularly in Utar Serapat which consists of 107,000 ha of peatlands. GGGI also supports Central Kalimantan in mobilizing public and private investment for sustainable and inclusive landscape-based projects designed to achieve low carbon development in the province. By Frank Rijsberman, Ingvild Solvang, Kristin Deason, Julie Godin, Hanh Le, Siddhartha Nauduri, and Marcel Silvius, Global Green Growth InstituteDec 17 2020 (...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Frank Rijsberman -Ingvild Solvang - Kristin Deason Tags: Climate Change Environment Green Economy Health Humanitarian Emergencies Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) 2020 Source Type: news

EMS Providers Face Fiscal Crisis During COVID-19 Pandemic
According to a report from Buffalo Business First, it’s not uncommon for emergency medical services (EMS) providers to respond to a calls that eventually become “treat-and-release,” with the patient declining to go to the hospital. However, these calls are also not billable, which means these financial losses must be subsidized by other emergency calls. In the early days of the pandemic, people feared going to a hospital and dealing with possible risk exposure. Although recent call volumes have largely returned to prepandemic levels, EMS providers are still trying to catch up. Tim Frost, regional di...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News Source Type: news

EMS Providers Face Fiscal Crisis During COVID-19 Pandemic
According to a report from Buffalo Business First, it’s not uncommon for emergency medical services (EMS) providers to respond to a calls that eventually become “treat-and-release,” with the patient declining to go to the hospital. However, these calls are also not billable, which means these financial losses must be subsidized by other emergency calls. In the early days of the pandemic, people feared going to a hospital and dealing with possible risk exposure. Although recent call volumes have largely returned to prepandemic levels, EMS providers are still trying to catch up. Tim Frost, regional di...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News Source Type: news

EMS Providers Face Fiscal Crisis During COVID-19 Pandemic
According to a report from Buffalo Business First, it’s not uncommon for emergency medical services (EMS) providers to respond to a calls that eventually become “treat-and-release,” with the patient declining to go to the hospital. However, these calls are also not billable, which means these financial losses must be subsidized by other emergency calls. In the early days of the pandemic, people feared going to a hospital and dealing with possible risk exposure. Although recent call volumes have largely returned to prepandemic levels, EMS providers are still trying to catch up. Tim Frost, regional di...
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News Source Type: news

EMS Providers Face Fiscal Crisis During COVID-19 Pandemic
According to a report from Buffalo Business First, it’s not uncommon for emergency medical services (EMS) providers to respond to a calls that eventually become “treat-and-release,” with the patient declining to go to the hospital. However, these calls are also not billable, which means these financial losses must be subsidized by other emergency calls. In the early days of the pandemic, people feared going to a hospital and dealing with possible risk exposure. Although recent call volumes have largely returned to prepandemic levels, EMS providers are still trying to catch up. Tim Frost, regional di...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News Source Type: news

EMS Providers Face Fiscal Crisis During COVID-19 Pandemic
According to a report from Buffalo Business First, it’s not uncommon for emergency medical services (EMS) providers to respond to a calls that eventually become “treat-and-release,” with the patient declining to go to the hospital. However, these calls are also not billable, which means these financial losses must be subsidized by other emergency calls. In the early days of the pandemic, people feared going to a hospital and dealing with possible risk exposure. Although recent call volumes have largely returned to prepandemic levels, EMS providers are still trying to catch up. Tim Frost, regional di...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News Source Type: news