Pennant Acquires South Davis Home Health, Hospice

The Pennant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: PNTG) has acquired Utah-based South Davis Home Health and South Davis Hospice. The Pennant Group and its independent operating subsidiaries provide health care services through 111 home health and hospice agencies and 51 senior living communities throughout several states. “This acquisition provides us with an opportunity to further expand in […]

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Evolving Medical Licensing Laws Could Affect Hospice Workforce, Diversity Challenges

A rash of states are restructuring their medical licensing requirements to allow more trained clinicians from other countries to find employment in the United States. The trend is an aim to address prolific workforce shortages, including in hospice, but could also have impacts on improving diversity, equity and inclusion. Some states have restructured medical licensing […]

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Mayo Clinic in Florida, Nemours Children’s Health extends health care collaboration

Mayo Clinic in Florida and Nemours Children’s Health, Jacksonville announced April 30 a 10-year extension of their three-decade collaboration to improve health care in the region and train future physicians and health care workers. The collaboration will continue to focus on medical training, research and clinical care, specifically in pediatrics, where there is a significant […]

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Biden-Harris Administration Invests $105 Million in Community-Based Organizations to Improve Maternal and Infant Health Across the Country

Healthy Start funding will better support moms and babies to improve health in communities experiencing high disparities in maternal and infant health outcomes Announcement made in Atlanta, GA, the second stop of HRSA’s year-long Enhancing Maternal Health Initiative Today, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration […]

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Former Psychologist in Southern Illinois Sentenced to Prison for Submitting False Medical Documents and Health Care Fraud | Crime and Courts

BENTON, Ill. — A former psychologist in southern Illinois was sentenced to 10 months behind bars after she reportedly submitted false medical documents, obstructed justice and alleged Medicare fraud. The United States Attorney’s Office Southern District of Illinois (USAOSDI) reported a district judge sentenced Theresa A. Kelly, 57 of Herrin, to prison after she pleaded […]

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Ford government wins battle to keep health-care staffing shortage figures secret

The Ford government has won a privacy battle to keep the extent of its nursing, personal support worker and physician shortage secret after Ontario’s privacy watchdog ruled that revealing them could be economically damaging. In September 2022, Global News filed and subsequently appealed a freedom of information request with the Ministry of Health that included […]

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