The statewide listening tour will allow Wolf’s Suicide Prevention Task Force to gather information for a suicide prevention plan, according to a news release.
Looking to close that communication and information-sharing gap, Pennsylvania's hospital industry trade group on Tuesday launched a two-year effort aimed at getting hospitals from Perkasie to Pittsburgh to adopt evidence-based best practices to get patients on the road to recovery.
By Joel Segel, Douglas L. Leslie, Gary Zajac, Max Crowley, and Paul L. MorganThe devastating health effects of the opioid epidemic have been well documented, with over 700,000 overdose deaths and millions more affected.And Americans...
That number has been growing by about 1,000 people a week since certifications began July 20.
Until we have universal health coverage, Hahnemann’s closing is a disaster we must avoid at all costs.
We need to invest in local and state public health departments. We need to invest into frontline workers who go out into the communities most affected by these outbreaks and connect individuals not only to medical care but also to social services. We need to invest into our communities. And we need to do so now.
We need to get the profit motive out of our healthcare system and make health care accessible and free to every human being in this country. Anything less is an early death sentence to our beloved and a loss beyond repair.
Massive budget holes. Millions of uninsured still requiring medical care. Hospital closures, especially in rural America. Lack of treatment for those suffering from the opioid epidemic ravaging Appalachia and the U.S. We should all be worried.
As nurses, we witness the complex decisions made by our patients every day. We have held the hands of parents struggling to both heal and survive on minimum wage.
A last-minute provision added to the budget passed in 2018 mandated that the program, known as Medical Assistance Transportation, be contracted to a private company.