Tag Archives: Care

Electronic shared care plans live across NZ’s South Island

A suite of electronic shared care plans is being rolled out across New Zealand’s South Island, with more than 10,000 active plans now available via the HealthOne and Health Connect South portals. Personalised care plans, acute plans and advance care plans make up the suite. They are the first documents that both HealthOne and Health… Read More »

Paying for Medical Care

Help with Medical Bills Medicaid and CHIP (Health Care for Children) What help is available? Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provides help with paying medical costs for children of families who cannot afford health insurance or don’t get it through their work. Learn more about eligibility and how to sign up for Medicaid… Read More »

Aged care CEO chokes up over man’s abuse

The chief at one of Australia’s biggest aged care providers has choked up at a royal commission while apologising after a carer was caught on camera abusing a man, but denies there is a systemic problem. Noleen Hausler used a hidden camera to expose the abuse of her bedridden father in 2015 at Mitcham Residential… Read More »

Pittsburgh provider to offer ICU teleconsults to expand care

Allegheny Health Network, an 8-hospital delivery system based in the Pittsburgh area, is working with Mercy Health System’s telehealth program—Mercy Virtual—to deliver care services across Western Pennsylvania. At Allegheny, telehealth consultations for ICU patients will be available on a 24/7 basis to give complete coverage for all physicians, with intensivists conducting the consultations, says Chong… Read More »