February 5, 2023

US: These laws are making it harder for hospitals to help patients

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Christopher Koopman and Thomas Stratmann, The Fiscal Times From Business Insider More than five decades have passed since New York state first enacted something called a certificate-of-need law (CON) in an effort to curb rising health care costs. Such laws, now enforced in 35 states and the District of Columbia, require providers to first seek […]

Another Swine Flu death

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From Trinidad Express Trinidad and Tobago has recorded another Swine Flu death, a 61-year-old who died at the Sangre Grande Hospital after spending almost three weeks in the Intensive Care Unit. There are now at least six known deaths. The diagnosis was confirmed in a statement issued by the Ministry of Health, which reminded citizens […]

Royal Navy doctor visits Cayman Islands Hospital

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Surgeon Lieutenant Sophie Hawkes, Royal Navy, was treated to a tour of Cayman Islands Hospital operations today, as part of the itinerary for officers and crew from the visiting vessel HMS Argyll. Medical Director, Dr. Delroy Jefferson, led the tour, accompanied by Head of the Emergency Room, Dr. Elizabeth McLaughlin. The Health Services Authority team […]