Tag Archives: System

Amid Medicare For All Talk, Insurance Industry Poll Says 66% Support 'Existing' System

Senator Kamala Harris, a Democrat from California, reacts while speaking during an event to launch presidential campaign in Oakland, California, U.S., on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019.  Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg© 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP A new health insurance industry-backed poll shows two in three Americans “support the existing health care system” over a government-run healthcare… Read More »

Staff lapses and IT system vulnerabilities are key reasons behind SingHealth cyberattack, according to COI Report

After 22 days of public and private hearings involving 37 witness accounts from August to November 2018, the Committee of Inquiry (COI) convened to inquire into the events and contributing factors leading to the cyberattack on Singapore Health Services Private Limited (SingHealth)’s patient database system, has released its 454-page public report today. Between late June… Read More »

Advocate Aurora Health pledges system will operate on 100% renewable energy by 2030

Advocate Aurora Health has pledged to power the system’s operations entirely with renewable electricity by 2030. The health system includes 27 hospitals and more than 500 sites of outpatient care from Northeast Wisconsin to Central Illinois. “Advocate Aurora Health is the first health system in Illinois to publicly announce such a goal,” the system said… Read More »

Baby born without an immune system is finally allowed home

Baby born without an immune system is finally allowed home after spending three months living inside a germ-free ‘bubble’ Milo was born with the rare disorder severe combined immunodeficiency Newborn spent months inside a ‘bubble’, 150 miles from the family home Got a ‘completely new immune system’ in a bone marrow transplant in August  By Alexandra… Read More »

NHS system error puts lives at risk as nearly 50,000 women are not sent screening letters

NHS hit by fresh cancer screening blunder: Lives at risk as nearly 50,000 women are not sent smear test letters, reminders or test results by ‘shambolic’ private firm with a £330million Government contract More than 4,500 women were not sent the results of their screening tests  Whereas more than 40,000 were not sent appointment invitations… Read More »