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The successes – and pitfalls – of using telehealth for home-based primary care

Home-based primary care allows individuals with chronic conditions – especially older people – to stay in their homes longer, so reducing hospitalization rates and improving quality of life. As the COVID-19 crisis has made evident, telehealth can be a useful tool to help connect patients with services remotely.  However, experts say it is vital to… Read More »

Health Care Advocates Push Back Against Trump’s Erasure of Transgender Rights – The New York Times

Health advocates representing American hospitals, medical groups, insurers and civil rights associations condemned the Trump administration on Saturday for rolling back protections for transgender patients, and for doing so amid a global pandemic. The new rule, long sought by conservatives and the religious right, narrows the legal definition of sex discrimination in the Affordable Care… Read More »

Queen’s, Hawaii Pacific Health Get Big Chunk Of Federal Health Care… – Honolulu Civil Beat

Nearly $ 100 million in federal stimulus money has flowed to Hawaii health care providers during the COVID-19 epidemic, with about half of it going to the two largest hospital systems, according to federal records. Hawaii Pacific Health, which includes Straub, Pali Momi, Kapiolani hospitals on Oahu and Wilcox hospital on Kauai, received a total… Read More »