Happy Valentine’s Day and Happy Heart Month! On this Valentine’s Day our Friday Five supports the initiative and provides some tools and resources to help keep our hearts happy.
Go Red for Women is the American Heart Association’s national movement to end heart disease and stroke in women. This week’s Friday Five highlights the initiative, explains what it’s all about, why it’s important and how you can support it.
From Kaiser Health News Network – Their latest podcast, What the Health, This week, The fate of the Affordable Care Act continues to be in doubt after a federal appeals court ruling in New Orleans.
From Kaiser Health News Network – Their latest podcast, What the Health, This week, Health spending in the U.S. grew to $3.6 trillion in 2018, according to a new report from the federal government.
This week’s Friday Five is brought to you by Drs. Wayne Sotile and Gary Simonds, co-authors of a new book offering practical, evidence-based tips for building up resilience and changing how you experience your job in healthcare, especially during a holiday shift.
From Kaiser Health News Network – Their latest podcast, What the Health, This week, Health care continues to be a top issue for Democratic and Democratic-leaning primary voters, according to recent polls.
Chairman Pai Proposes To Formally Designate 988 For National Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Hotline
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai proposed to begin a rulemaking to establish 988 as a new, nationwide, three-digit phone number for a suicide prevention and mental health hotline. The Commission will vote on this proposal at its December 12 public meeting.
From Kaiser Health News Network – Their latest podcast, What the Health, This week, The fiscal year started a month and a half ago, but Congress has still not agreed on an annual spending bill for the Department of Health and Human Services…
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health, West Health Partner to Create Nation’s First Rural Geriatric Emergency Department
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health will partner with West Health—a family of nonprofit and nonpartisan organizations dedicated to lowering health care costs to enable seniors to successfully age in place—in a $4.5 million research collaboration to create an innovative “Geriatric Emergency Department”.