Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report Features Recent Medical Malpractice Developments in Five States, USA (Medical News Today)
The following summarizes news coverage of state medical malpractice developments. Arizona: Gov. Janet Napolitano (D) on Monday signed a law that places restrictions on expert witnesses who testify in malpractice lawsuits, the Arizona Daily Star reports.
Second rural health clinic set to open (Big Bear Grizzly)
A second rural health clinic opens Monday, May 2, in Big Bear City. The clinic is part of Bear Valley Community Healthcare District and offers medical services to Valley residents with or without insurance coverage.
Census Bureau Facts for Features: National Nurses Week and National Hospital Week (U.S. Newswire via Yahoo! News)
The following Facts for Features Special Edition was released today by the Census Bureau
Dental and Vision Coverage Will Improve Next July, OPM Says (Washington Post)
Enhanced dental and vision benefits will be available to federal employees and retirees in July 2006, the Office of Personnel Management said yesterday in a letter to insurance companies.
Weapon At School (KIDK-TV Idaho Falls)
A Pocatello student threatens a classmate with a knief. Police are still searching for the suspect in a January rape that happened in Ammo. Chanel 8 will now be owned by an out of state company.
Affordability and accessibility, two terms not often associated with health care today, are the main objectives at DavisÃ¢ recently opened Wellness Express Clinic.
RP observes Labor Day (Manila Bulletin)
The country celebrates today Labor Day and the 103rd year of the Philippine Labor Movement with the theme "Pambansang Pagkakaisa Tungo sa Disenteng Trabaho" or "National Unity Toward Decent Work."
Amended Boca Grande Community Plan Vision Statement (Boca Beacon)
Gasparilla Island/Boca Grande – In 1980, the Florida Legislature found that the community of Boca Grande, comprised of Gasparilla Island and nearby islands, is part of the fragile barrier island system as defined in the Presidential Directive on barrier islands dated May 23, 1977, and is an area of particular natural beauty containing abundant plant, marine, animal and bird life.
The New Nursing Home, Emphasis on Home (Gasden Times)
TUPELO, Miss. – At the Cedars Health Center, a traditional 140-bed nursing home here, meals are delivered on trays, hospital style. Hallways floored with linoleum extend in every direction. The smell is sterile and sour.
How to go about buying insurance online (Investors.com)
LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — You can buy almost anything online these days. The real question is, should you? When it comes to insurance, there are as many ways to buy a policy as there are types of insurance.