April 19, 2021

Lonnie Listonsmith

Experienced Health Expert

Care

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But many of Canada’s health care workers had warned that some provincial governments reopened too quickly after a difficult post-Christmas surge.

“So we’re stuck where we have cases out of control, hospitals completely full, not enough vaccine supply available and months of difficult public health measures ahead of us,” Dr. Michael Warner, director of critical care at the Michael Garron Hospital in Toronto, told CNN.

Provincial governments across the country are now reckoning with a damaging Covid-19 third wave that might imperil the universal health care system of which Canadians are so fiercely proud.

From coast to coast, across thousands
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Ken served in the Air Force for 20 years. After retirement, he had a stroke. Ken’s wife Maria joined us to talk about their struggles to stay together in their home despite Ken’s need for around-the-clock care, and about the VA program that made this possible.

Maria, at the time of the stroke, was Ken signed up for VA health care?

We were in the VA system but he wasn’t seeing them on a regular basis. We thought he had the flu but he wasn’t recovering quite well, so we went to VA. And they said do you know

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — COVID-19 has provided a stress test for, and laid bare many of the inequities that exist within, the American healthcare system. Reshaping the system post-pandemic should include innovative approaches in practitioner training that, along with science, place greater emphasis on empathy and human relationships — training that will benefit healthcare providers and patients alike.

These topics and the pandemic’s impact on the healthcare system today and moving forward is the focus of “Rethinking Care: Health Humanities and the Pandemic,” which will debut on WPSU-TV and stream simultaneously at live.wpsu.org at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 18.

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Lyft launched a program that will let health care organizations send patients prepaid passes that they can use for rides to doctor’s appointments.

“We’ve automated an important piece of health access that allows patients to be self-sufficient and in control, while allowing our partners to focus on the services they provide, rather than on administrative processes,” said Megan Callahan, vice president of Lyft Healthcare, in a statement.

The program, called Lyft Pass for Healthcare, lets health care organizations or social services agencies create a budget and set approved pickup and drop-off locations. They can share the pass with patients, who

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BELLEVUE, Neb. (WOWT) – Employers can require vaccinations, but not all health care facilities require it.

Hillcrest Health Services meets those hesitant employees head-on. One woman was relieved to hear what happens behind closed doors as her mother receives treatment.

“It makes me feel much more comfortable,” Marla Rohrke said. Her mother is rehabbing a broken femur.

The two made plans for a visitation this week, but then Marla got a phone call.

“They had to cancel the visitation because someone had come down with Covid,” Marla said. “I did ask the person who called me, ‘well, was it a

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This article is part of our new series on the Future of Health Care, which examines changes in the medical field.

Economists at the Labor Department project that from 2019 to 2029 employment in health care in the United States will grow 15 percent, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 2.4 million new jobs during that span.

The health care and social assistance sector is expected to add the most new jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (B.L.S.), with six of the 10 fastest growing occupations. Spurring the expected growth: care for the

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