Tag Archives: State

Regulation, Reimbursement, and Interoperability Block Health Systems’ Digital Transformation – The State of Healthcare in 2021 From HIMSS

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic motivated health care providers, payers, and patients to adopt digital tools and contact-less services, allowing people to deliver and receive medical care. Still, 18 months into the pandemic, now endemic and in its fourth wave of cases spiking around the world and in many parts of the… Read More »

E.coli outbreak in Washington state may be linked to fresh produce, officials say

An outbreak of E.coli that has affected residents across multiple counties in Washington state is possibly linked to fresh produce, said health officials.  As of Wednesday, there have been at least six E.coli cases across four Washington state counties, with three of those cases occurring in King County, according to a news release from the… Read More »

State poised to shut border to Melbourne

South Australia says it is likely to close its border with greater Melbourne at midnight, but authorities are waiting on more information before making a final decision. Under the “intended” changes, travellers from greater Melbourne will no longer be allowed to enter SA unless they are a returning resident, are genuinely relocating or are essential… Read More »

Pentagon says no state of alert change after Trump tests positive for coronavirus

(L-R) Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Mark Milley hold an end of year press conference at the Pentagon on December 20, 2019 in Arlington, Virginia. Drew Angerer | Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said Friday there were no changes to the Defense Department’s state… Read More »

How state border restrictions impact NSW

WHERE NSW RESIDENTS CAN TRAVEL AROUND AUSTRALIA FROM 1AM SATURDAY, AUGUST 1 VICTORIA: Permits apply for some border residents; NSW residents returning from Victoria must self-isolate for 14 days QUEENSLAND: All but those in the Greater Sydney area allowed SOUTH AUSTRALIA: Essential border-community travellers can travel 50km into SA. All other arrivals must quarantine for… Read More »

Will the World Become a Police State?

COVID-19 has sparked fear and panic across the world. Every day, the news is reporting the number of individuals who have likely died from the infection. True to the need to report negative news, they are talking about the thousands who have died, but not the hundreds of thousands who have survived the infection. The… Read More »