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Shriners Hospital to receive additional funding from Quebec government

The Quebec government will increase its funding to Shriners Hospital for Children by $13.7 million per year.

The hospital reached an agreement with the Quebec government to outline how much money the province will contribute to its budget for the next five years. 363 more words

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In response to proposals for new payment models, HHS declines to advance any for future testing

On June 13, 2018, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released responses by Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to the comments and recommendations of the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC) on a dozen proposals for physician-focused payment models (PFPMs) reviewed by the committee, and sent to HHS between October 2017 and May 2018. 526 more words

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N.S. housing wait also long for poor without disabilities, witness testifies

Many Nova Scotians wait years for subsidized housing, a shortcoming the province raised Tuesday as a defence against allegations it has consistently failed to find suitable homes for people with disabilities. 652 more words

Canada

DATA BREACH WARNING: CarePartners

Latest Hacking News is reporting a breach of another health care provider, CarePartners, which is based in Ontario, Canada.

From the article:

“The cyber-attack breached CarePartners’ computer system and as a result, patient and employee information held in that system, including personal health and financial information, has been inappropriately accessed by the perpetrators.” 35 more words

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How Stress Affects Your Body

As the founder and current executive of Americare, Elly Kleinman has been involved in every single aspect of the company and thus accumulated valuable knowledge  352 more words

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