Mexico focuses on 10 buildings in search for quake survivors, 273 dead

21. September 2017 EHR, HIPAA, Top Stories 0
Mexico focuses on 10 buildings in search for quake survivors, 273 dead  Reuters Mexico Earthquake Survivors Rescued After 2 Days in Rubble  NBCNews.com Who Is Frida Sofia? Mexico Shocked at the Truth Behind Girl ‘Trapped’ in Rubble  TIME Two Mexico City earthquakes exactly 32 years apart. Two very different responses  Los Angeles Times Full coverage Powered by WPeMatico

Secretario Price declara emergencia de salud pública en Puerto Rico y las Islas Vírgenes de EE. UU. a causa del huracán María

20. September 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Tras las declaraciones de emergencia en Puerto Rico y las Islas Vírgenes de EE. UU por parte del presidente Trump, el secretario del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos, Dr. Tom Price, declaró hoy la emergencia de salud pública en Puerto Rico y las Islas Vírgenes de EE. UU a medida que el huracán María ...

Secretary Price declares public health emergency in Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands due to Hurricane Maria

20. September 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Following President Trump’s emergency declarations for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., today declared a public health emergency in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands as Hurricane Maria approaches the U.S. territories. The declaration allowed the secretary to issue a waiver under section 1135 of ...

Readout of Secretary Price and ASPR’s Visit to Florida-Based Medical Support Teams

20. September 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
On Monday, HHS Secretary Tom Price, M.D., traveled to Florida as part of the Trump Administration’s government-wide efforts to provide relief to those affected by Hurricane Irma. Along with HHS Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response Robert Kadlec, M.D., Secretary Price visited the HHS National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) and U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned ...

HHS partners to develop first intranasal treatment for cyanide poisoning

19. September 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
The first intranasal (nose spray) treatment for the life-threatening effects of cyanide poisoning will be developed under an agreement between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) and Emergent BioSolutions of Gaithersburg, Maryland. Cyanide could be used as a chemical weapon against the United ...

Hurricane Maria Heads Toward Puerto Rico As A Major Storm

19. September 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Hurricane Maria Heads Toward Puerto Rico As A Major Storm  NPR Hurricane Maria: British overseas territories warned  BBC News Hurricane Maria pummels Dominica, barrels toward US Virgin Islands  AOL Dominica PM: Hurricane Maria ‘devastates’ island  CNN Hurricane Maria Devastates Dominica on Path to Puerto Rico  NBCNews.com Full coverage Powered by WPeMatico

HHS activates program to reimburse hospitals caring for patients evacuated following Hurricane Irma

18. September 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
As part of the Trump Administration’s government-wide efforts to provide relief to those affected by Hurricane Irma, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) activated a program to help hospitals and medical facilities providing care to people affected by Irma. This is the first time HHS has activated the program in response to ...

More than 80 arrested as riot police break up St. Louis protest over officer's acquittal

17. September 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
More than 80 arrested as riot police break up St. Louis protest over officer’s acquittal  Reuters More Violence Marks Protests in St. Louis Over Ex-Officer’s Acquittal  NBCNews.com Cops arrest 80 in third night of St. Louis unrest after cop’s acquittal  New York Daily News Police report arrests in 3rd night of demonstrations  ABC News Messenger: As St. Louis awaits ...

Hurricane Maria is following Irma's path and getting stronger

17. September 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Hurricane Maria is following Irma’s path and getting stronger  CNN Hurricane Maria to become major storm near Caribbean islands  BBC News Hurricane Maria Takes Aim at Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands  NBCNews.com Now It’s Hurricane Maria, and Caribbean Braces for New Hit  New York Times Hurricane Jose is stronger than expected; Tropical Storm Maria expected to become a hurricane  Naples Daily ...