Health Care, General/Other News

News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.

Planned Parenthood to Get Federal Funds for Insurance Enrollment
The Planned Parenthood Federation of America will get federal funding to assist US citizens for enrolling in Obamacare insurance. Planned Parenthood is a sexual and reproductive health care...more



Ohio Senate Panel Probes Into Infant Mortality Issue
The Ohio legislative panel of senators will be participating on a part of a series of hearings on infant mortality issues. The senate panel will be visiting hospitals and health care centers to...more

The Safety Net Medical Home Initiative
The Safety Net Medical Home Initiative was a five-year (2008 to 2013) national Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) demonstration project to aid 65 primary care safety net sites become...more

BOCES for the Unemployed
The Regional Economic Development Council has recently launched the BOCES program wherein it aims to help train unemployed workers. $80,000 has been alloted to BOCES in order to fund tuition for...more

Online Shopping Site Teams Up With Medical Philanthropy Group
Daily Grommet, an online shopping store and Internet Retailer's hot site of 2013, announces its collaboration with Watsi, a medical nonprofit organization. The partnership helps people who have...more

Eagle County Health Makes Changes for Affordable Care Act
Eagle County Health and Human Services are set for October 1st's Affordable Care Act change implementation. The changes were deliberated during a meeting with Eagle County Commissioners....more

Federal Mandates for Testing Helps Kentucky Find Success in Online Exchange
The federal website, HealthCare.gov, has been undergoing some technical glitches, but through federal mandates for testing, Kentucky finds success in its separate web-based system for healthcare...more

Representatives Thompson and Braley Join Efforts to Refrain Expansion of Medicare Bidding Program
Congressmen Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.) and Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) were lauded by The American Association for Homecare and the VGM Group for taking action in preventing the expansion of Medicare's...more

WIC Food Cost Report 2010
The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture administered the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). The WIC supplies federal...more

HHS Invests Nearly $5.3 Million Grants in Rural Health Workforce, Telehealth
The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) will be investing nearly $5.3 million in grants to train a rural health workforce and strengthen support for the use of telehealth services for...more






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Plymouth Intern Launches Social Enterprise for Student Safety

Plymouth Intern Launches Social Enterprise for Student Safety
Plymouth’s Entrepreneurship Centre intern, James Holden, launches Student Safety Ltd to keep students safe on the streets...



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