Inside the gas crisis – and how it ’ ll affect you
An unprecedented upturn in the price of gas is sending shockwaves through the UK energy market, forcing a number of energy suppliers out of business, threatening massive increases to consumer’s bills and even provoking government bailouts of carbon-dioxide producers integral to the food supply chain. UNISON’s national officer for energy Matt Lay explains how we got to this point and what it means for our members. He paints a dark picture of an entire section of the country’s infrastructure which has been balanced on a knife edge for years and warns that, without immediate government action, people will go col...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 22, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Simon Jackson Tags: Article Energy Source Type: news
Support for Abbott plunging in Texas: poll
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's (R) job performance rating has fallen sharply, according to a new poll that shows a majority of Texans now... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Medical transportation startup Ride Health snags $10M in funding
The Ride Health platform manages end-to-end NEMT, from automated ride scheduling to passenger performance ratings. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - June 21, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news
New manifesto defends workers ’ rights from Artificial Intelligence
UNISON today signed up to a TUC manifesto designed to protect workers’ rights as technology increases in the workplace. The manifesto, Dignity at work and the AI revolution, is based on a new report that says that employment law is failing to keep pace with the rapid expansion of Artificial Intelligence (AI) at work – which could lead to widespread discrimination and unfair treatment. TUC president Frances O’Grady said this was “a crucial moment in the AI-driven technological workplace revolution.” The report highlights how the use of AI has been accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic, with AI-powered tech...
Source: UNISON Health care news - March 25, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Article News TUC workers rights Source Type: news
Fifteen Practices in The US Oncology Network Earn High-Quality Performance Ratings in the Oncology Care Model, Saving Medicare $35 Million
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Oct. 8, 2019 — The Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) recently released results for the fourth performance period of the Oncology Care Model (OCM), and all 15 practices in The US Oncology Network (The Network) participating in the program earned high marks for qu... (Source: McKesson News)
Source: McKesson News - October 8, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news
Revealed: The new CCG ratings
Sixty-three clinical commissioning groups have seen their overall performance ratings change over the past year, according to NHS England’s latest assessment framework. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - July 11, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news
Personalized Weighting Could Enhance Hospital Rating Tools
FRIDAY, Sept. 7, 2018 -- The weighting systems that underlie hospital performance rating tools should incorporate the needs, values, and preferences of patients, according to a perspective article published in the Aug. 30 issue of the New England... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
CQC ratings to be extended to private community nursing
Independent health visitors and vaccination clinics are among a range of new service providers set to be given performance ratings by the Care Quality Commission. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - January 3, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news
Impact of clavicle fractures on return to play and performance ratings in NFL athletes - Vora D, Baker M, Pandarinath R.
This study sought to determi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
Map: What is your CCG's overall performance rating?
CCG ratings published for the first time last week show that just under 5% achieved an outstanding rating, while more than 12% - one in eight - were rated inadequate. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - July 25, 2016 Category: Primary Care Tags: Commissioning News Source Type: news
Kenya: War Against HIV Part of Your Work Rating, Nyandarua Chiefs Told
[Nation] The fight against HIV/Aids will form part the performance rating for chiefs and their assistants in Nyandarua West Sub County, Deputy County Commissioner Wekesa Simiyu has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - June 23, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
Medicaid Health Plans Face Quality And Performance Ratings
Just as millions of Americans enroll in the expanded Medicaid health insurance program under the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration is rolling out new rules that will measure quality and performance of private plans that provide such benefits. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 27, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen Source Type: news
Americans Got To Enjoy Only Half As Many Vacation Days As Europeans In 2014
Surprise! Europe is winning at life again. Expedia's annual Vacation Deprivation Study -- which randomly surveyed 7,855 employed people across 24 countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and South America -- found that in 2014 Europeans got to enjoy almost twice as many vacation days as Americans. According to the travel planning site's informal poll, the median number of vacation days allotted to Europeans was 28 days, and workers tended to take advantage of all or most of these. On average, residents of Denmark, France, Germany and Spain who spoke with Expedia said they vacationed for 30 of their 30 available...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 11, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Transparency in care: visible ratings for health and care providers
These ratings are designed to improve transparency by providing service users and the public with a clear statement about the quality and safety of care provided. The ratings will also incentivise providers to improve services. The government believes that these ratings should be on display in all locations that provide care, to ensure that providers are transparent about their performance. The purpose of this consultation is to seek views on the proposal to make it a legal requirement for providers to display the performance rating given to them by the CQC. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - September 16, 2014 Category: UK Health Authors: Maria Axford Source Type: news
The relationship between NHS performance indicators and suicide rates - Zhinchin G, Shah A.
AIMS AND METHOD: As mental health services have an important role in prevention of suicides, the relationship between Care Quality Commission performance ratings of mental health trusts and the local suicide rates were examined with the null hypothesis tha... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 17, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news