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Uncategorized July 18, 2014

American Legion helps veterans navigate health care system

At the center at St. Louis University law school, members of the Legion’s System Worth Saving task force from Washington team up with local VA health care staff to provide basic medical screenings and help veterans with benefits claims and scheduling …

Healthcare Quality July 18, 2014

Will an advanced health information system help improve India's healthcare …

it-health Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan called for an advanced database health information system that can provide status of every health related issue across India. ‘The database information system will help to improve the global health security …

Healthcare Quality July 18, 2014

U.S. Has the Worst Health Care? Not By a Long Shot

But like virtually every other study that trashes the U.S. healthcare system, Commonwealth’s rankings rely on questionable assumptions, like giving weight to those systems that treat people equally rather than well. At the same time, Commonwealth …

Healthcare Quality July 18, 2014

CVS Caremark strikes MinuteClinic agreements with four health systems

The agreements come amid retail healthcare’s rapid growth and integration into the traditional delivery system. Walgreen Co., the second-largest retail clinic operator, agreed to work together on “innovative models of care” with CHE Trinity Health, a …

Healthcare Quality July 18, 2014

Current healthcare system elitist, favours privileged: Jean Dreze

Development economist Jean Dreze Friday said the current status of Indian healthcare distribution is “rather elitist” and biased towards the privileged and said the focus should be on strengthening public health services. “I think the present system is …

Healthcare Quality July 18, 2014

The Economist explains How to compare health-care systems

BRITAIN’S National Health Service (NHS) was recently judged the “world’s best health-care system” by the Washington-based Commonwealth Fund in its latest ranking of 11 rich countries’ health provision. The Commonwealth Fund tends to give the NHS a …