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It was easy at the start of the pandemic to be confident that the American health-care system could rise to the challenge. Such optimism has long since drained away, however, due to more than 1 million deaths and ongoing infections that have led to 100,000 new cases nearly every day in June. “The national response …

A bipartisan panel of health experts will call on Tuesday for an overhaul of the American public health system that would greatly expand the role of the federal government, giving Washington the authority to set minimum health standards and coordinate a patchwork of nearly 3,000 state, local and tribal agencies. The recommendations flow from what …

China has carried out a land-based missile interception test that “achieved its expected purpose”, the Defence Ministry said, describing it as defensive and not aimed at any country. China has been ramping up research into all sorts of missiles, from those that can destroy satellites in space to advanced nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles, as part of …

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Northwell Health has been rated the No. 1 health system – and the ninth-best company overall among large organizations – in the just-released Best Workplaces in New York 2022 list by Great Place to Work. Great Place to Work, an authority on workplace culture, used the feedback representing more than 1 …

Despite public denial of wrongdoing, Steward Health Care System LLC (SHCS) has agreed to pay approximately $4.735 million to resolve allegations that its relationships with several physicians and physician practice groups violated federal law, including the False Claims Act, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced. In the signed settlement agreement, SHCS “admits, acknowledges, and accepts responsibility” …

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Excela Health and Butler Health System are merging into a new health system that will serve Western Pennsylvania, officials announced Wednesday morning. “We believe strongly that our new partnership will extend our intellectual and financial capital,” John Sphon, Excela Health Chief Executive Officer, said in a news release. “In doing so, we can enhance access …

Wireless technology ‘re-invents’ predictive maintenance 30 May, 2022 SKF has joined forces with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to develop a wireless technology which, they say, reinvents the fields of industrial machine reliability and predictive maintenance. The automated condition-monitoring system, called Axios, promises manufacturers a simple, affordable wireless technology for monitoring more of their rotating …

When Chief Executive Officer Robert Vissers began working at Boulder Community Health just under a decade ago, he was tasked with guiding a transition. The medical center at Broadway Street and Alpine Avenue, just north of Pearl Street Mall in Boulder, had long been considered the main hospital within the now century-old community hospital system. …

Technology can and does augment our lives, and is increasingly woven into the fabric of society at all levels. However, an issue arises when technology is used incorrectly – or without fair and robust policies in place – which can consequently cause more harm than good. It is particularly stark that this may be the …