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‘A long way still to go’, says Waikato DHB

Though Waikato DHB has restored some of its foundational services in the past week, Chief Executive Dr Kevin Snee said in a statement yesterday that there remains “a great deal of work to be done across the DHB which will take time”. The restored services include diagnostics from laboratory and radiology services, recording and tracking… Read More »

State employee health plans know hospitals drive most costs, but struggle to make a dent

Dive Brief: A survey of state employee health plans found that administrators recognize hospital prices as the main driver of healthcare cost increases but have few policies to address that issue directly. Most states instead focus on attempting to control prescription drug costs and lower utilization, according to the Georgetown University’s Center on Health Insurance… Read More »

Scientists Report Earliest Known Coronavirus Cases in Five US States

The Coronavirus Outbreak Latest Updates Maps and Cases States Falling Behind Vaccine Goals Vaccine Maps Vaccines and Children Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Scientists Report Earliest Known Coronavirus Infections in Five U.S. States Blood drawn from nine people in the earliest days of the pandemic tested positive… Read More »