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News Puerto Rico » Health: Problem for Puerto Rico in review of hurricane deaths: 'The bodies have been buried'

News channel or source: http://thetandd.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/problem-for-puerto-rico-in-review-of-hurricane-deaths-the/article_12daa9f9-1853-5bd3-b366-e59cc47c76e5.html
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Puerto Rico's governor said Monday that statistical methods will ... The department said it "investigated the case and requested his medical file." "The gentleman had health conditions such as high blood pressure and cardiovascular disorders.

News Puerto Rico » Health: Impact of the Zika Contraception Access Network (Z-CAN) for Women in Puerto Rico Highlighted in The Lancet Public Health

News channel or source: https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/prnewswire/press_releases/Georgia/2018/01/18/DC92510
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Journal article finds Z-CAN increased access to contraception as one strategy to reduce Zika-related birth defects, initially providing services to 21,000 women ATLANTA, Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2016 during the Zika virus outbreak ...

News Puerto Rico » Health: Massachusetts Delegation: More mental health help needed for Puerto Rico

News channel or source: http://wwlp.com/2018/01/19/massachusetts-delegation-more-mental-health-help-needed-for-puerto-rico/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

BOSTON (AP) — The state’s all-Democratic congressional delegation is pressing federal officials on efforts to address mental health challenges in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands following Hurricanes Irma and Maria. In a letter Friday to ...

News Puerto Rico » Health: Florida hospitals short on critical supplies made in Puerto Rico

News channel or source: http://www.naplesnews.com/story/news/health/2018/01/12/florida-hospitals-short-critical-supplies-iv-bags-made-puerto-rico/1029826001/
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

Stuart-based Martin Health System said its shortages appear to be subsiding ... More: East Naples group helps friend with Puerto Rico relief after Hurricane Maria More: Puerto Rico: Nearly half of residents without power three months after Hurricane ...

News Puerto Rico » Health: Senators eye Puerto Rico Medicaid funding for disaster bill

News channel or source: http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/368421-senators-eye-puerto-rico-medicaid-funding-for-disaster-bill
Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

Puerto Rico has grappled with funding shortfalls even before Hurricane Maria decimated the territory’s health-care system. Before the storm, the territory had enough Medicaid money to last until April 2018. ADVERTISEMENT Puerto Rican Medicaid is subject ...

News Puerto Rico » Health: Puerto Rico Medicaid funding possible in next disaster relief bill

News channel or source: http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20180109/NEWS/180109907
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

This, Puerto Rico hospital officials say, could be a critical boon for the island, where at least two-thirds of the inhabitants depend on U.S. government funding for health coverage. The current state of Medicaid affairs, says Ashford Presbyterian Hospital ...

News Puerto Rico » Health: Flu epidemic exposes scandalous state of US health care system

News channel or source: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/01/17/flue-j17.html
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

If one falters, such as Baxter in Puerto Rico, health care providers are forced to improvise, with dangerous implications for patients. Deborah Pasko, director of medication safety and quality at the American Society of Health System Pharmacies ...

News Puerto Rico » Health: MMAPA to ask for an adjustment in Puerto Rico's Medicare Advantage rates as part of joint campaign

News channel or source: http://www.medindia.net/health-press-release/mmapa-to-ask-for-an-adjustment-in-puerto-ricos-medicare-advantage-rates-as-part-of-joint-campaign-355387-1.htm
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

Approximately 70 percent of the funding for the Puerto Rico health system relies on Medicare, Medicaid and Puerto Rico government funds. Any cuts to these programs have a wide-ranging impact on the island's health system. According to Shinto, MMAPA ...

News Puerto Rico » Health: Clarification: Puerto Rico-US-Disaster Aid story

News channel or source: http://chippewa.com/news/national/clarification-puerto-rico-us-disaster-aid-story/article_11bf11bf-ffc8-582a-99bf-d708e3e4b48d.html
Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

"Puerto Rico is out of funds. And how are people going to get the health care that they need? ... We can't just put dribs and drabs in. We've got to put a lot of money in."

News Puerto Rico » Health: Delegation: More mental health help needed for Puerto Rico

News channel or source: http://newsok.com/article/feed/1660045
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

BOSTON (AP) — The state's all-Democratic congressional delegation is pressing federal officials on efforts to address mental health challenges in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands following Hurricanes Irma and Maria. In a letter Friday to Assistant ...