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75-year-old arrested for plotting to kidnap German health minister – POLITICO

75-year-old arrested for plotting to kidnap German health minister – POLITICO

German police in Rhineland-Palatinate on Thursday arrested a 75-year-old woman for plotting to kidnap Health Minister Karl Lauterbach and bring down the country’s power grid. According to reports by the German news outlet T-Online the woman is called Elisabeth R., a professor of theology from the University of Mainz who has worked as a Protestant …

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South Korea distributes location trackers to dementia care centers

South Korea distributes location trackers to dementia care centers

The South Korean government is distributing over 2,500 location trackers to dementia care centers across the country to prevent wandering elderly patients with dementia from getting lost. The initiative is part of an ongoing public-private partnership between the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW), the National Police Agency (NPA), and local chip maker SK Hynix, …

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Western Australia hospitals shift to electronic medication register by Modeus

Western Australia hospitals shift to electronic medication register by Modeus

Hospitals and health facilities across Western Australia will implement an electronic medication register by local healthcare software provider Modeus. According to a media release, the HS8 Controlled Medication Register will be rolled out first at King Edward Memorial Hospital in Perth before its gradual implementation across the WA Health system, which includes about 80 hospitals …

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What's New at National Comp 2022: Risk & Insurance

What’s New at National Comp 2022: Risk & Insurance

See what’s in store for the Oct. 19-21 National Comp conference in Las Vegas. Another exciting National Comp conference is here, and our team is excited to bring attendees the very best in workers’ compensation, from the breakout sessions right down to the show floor. Sessions on hot-button topics — the opioid epidemic, return-to-work initiatives, …

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Finally fixing the 'family glitch'

Finally fixing the ‘family glitch’

The Biden administration this week issued regulations aimed at fixing the Affordable Care Act’s “family glitch,” which has prevented families that can’t afford their employer insurance from getting subsidized coverage from the insurance marketplaces. The Obama administration had decided that only Congress could fix the glitch. Meanwhile, open enrollment for Medicare begins Oct. 15, when …

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Health Care — COVID public health emergency extended

Health Care — COVID public health emergency extended

The winners of this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year are officially in, and one eagle-eyed photographer was able to capture a snake enjoying a pretty wild snack. Today in health, the White House extended the COVID-19 public health emergency that has been in place since January 2020, continuing it into next year. Welcome to …

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