Tag Archives: Care

Baker health care bill would boost spending on addiction, primary care – GazetteNET

Baker health care bill would boost spending on addiction, primary care News > State-Region State House News Service Published: 10/19/2019 2:04:26 PM BOSTON — Health care providers and insurers would be required to boost their spending on addiction services, behavioral health, primary care and geriatric services by 30 percent over the next three years under… Read More »

Fact-checking – by itself – is inherently flawed on health care topics

Fact-checking has become one of the buzziest buzzwords in journalism. There are more than 100 fact-checking projects around the world. It’s been trotted out to counter alleged “fake” news.  And to monitor the accuracy of political leaders who stretch the boundaries of believability. April 2 has been proclaimed International Fact-Checking Day. Indeed, genuine fact-checking may play an important… Read More »

VA unveils new app to connect veterans with care, help with data sharing

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs this week announced a new mobile application it says will help simplify and organize existing resources into one  location to help manage health care needs. WHY IT MATTERSThe Launchpad App for Veterans brings several VA applications aimed at veterans and their caregivers into one location, and will be updated… Read More »