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1/22/2022 US hospitals have 3 different deadlines to fully vaccinate staff: All states' dates in 1 place Becker's Hospital Review ... and are fully vaccinated by March 15.- Alabama- Alaska- Arizona- Arkansas- Georgia- Idaho- Indiana- Iowa- Kansas- Kentucky- Louisiana- Mississippi- Missouri- Montana- Nebraska- New Hampshire- North Dakota- Ohio- Oklahoma- South Carolina- South Dakota- Utah- West Virginia - WyomingHealthcare facilities in these 25 states where the mandate was already in effect, plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. territories, must ensure staff have received at least one dose by Jan. 27 ...
1/22/2022 New bill would potentially ban mask mandates in West Virginia schools woay.com FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – The “Public School Health Rights Act” is a bill authored by republican lawmakers in the West Virginia Legislature. If passed, it would ban mask mandates and change certain testing requirements in schools.The bill would ban local schools boards from enacting mask mandates, and also stop school districts from requiring COVID tests for students without symptoms.Fayette county is one that would be affected ...
1/22/2022 W.Va. Lawmakers Consider 15-Week Abortion Ban wmky.org ... a teenager she obtained an abortion in 1959, before the procedure was legal.“History tells us that women will always find a way to terminate a pregnancy. The question is do you want West Virginia women and girls to get this procedure in medically safe conditions or will you drive them to desperate measures?” Ray said.The local and regional chapters of the American Civil Liberties Union and Planned ...
1/22/2022 Better mental health treatments with synthetic patient data gcn.com The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) will be creating an anonymized digital twin of patient data to more securely explore artificial intelligence applications to advance patient care.Working with AI firm Diveplane and Iron Bow Healthcare Solutions, DBHDS will first deploy Diveplane's GEMINAI synthetic data engine, which creates a duplicate dataset of patient information. That digital twin will have the same statistical properties, nuances and characteristics ...
1/21/2022 Mask Mandate Bans in Schools Have Been Blocked in 4 States, Could West Virginia Be Next? dnyuz.com ... continue to be litigated in Iowa, Montana and Oklahoma, four other states have been blocked from enforcing such bans on constitutional grounds.While legislation of this nature has not yet been passed in West Virginia, one House bill aiming to do just that is swiftly making its way through the state Capitol.On Wednesday, the West Virginia House Education Committee voted 18-6 to approve House Bill 4071, also known as ...
1/21/2022 Earth Matters: SupCt may gut EPA's regulatory authority; ultra-rightist goes after Liz Cheney's seat – SearchBeat.com searchbeat.com ... than back then, with right-wingers on board who certainly would never have ruled the same way in 2007 or 2011.Next month the court will hear oral arguments in the case of West Virginia v. EPA . Their ruling could sound the death knell for the Massachusetts v. EPA decision. The case the Supremes will take up in oral arguments on Feb. 28 is actually four combined cases. The question ...
1/21/2022 Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine's founding dean dies Becker's Hospital Review ... based Hackensack Meridian Health.Dr. Stanton earned her MD at New Haven, Conn.-based Yale University School of Medicine. She served on the faculty of College Park-based University of Maryland, Morgantown-based West Virginia University and Detroit-based Wayne State University.Some of her accomplishments include major research contributions toward global HIV prevention, authoring more than 350 peer-reviewed manuscripts and serving as an editor of several textbooks. With ...
1/21/2022 Maryland Man Found Dead With Over 100 Snakes In His Home CBS Local ... said.MORE NEWS: Maryland Weather: Alert Day In Effect For This Frigid Friday Police said Charles County Animal Control is coordinating rescue efforts for the reptiles with assistance from experts from North Carolina and Virginia ...
1/21/2022 CMS sets March 21 deadline for Texas healthcare workers under mandate to be fully vaccinated Becker's Hospital Review ... the 24 states covered by the decision (Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, West Virginia , Wyoming) must ensure their employees have received at least one dose by Feb. 14 and are fully vaccinated by March 15.CMS said the Supreme Court decision does not affect compliance timelines for providers in ...
1/21/2022 Virginia governor seeks dismissal of suit over school masks Seattle PI Virginia governor seeks dismissal of suit over school masks DENISE LAVOIE , Associated Press Jan. 21, 2022 Updated: Jan. 21, 2022 8:33 a.m. Facebook Twitter Email RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Glenn Youngkin has asked the Supreme Court of Virginia to dismiss a lawsuit challenging his executive order allowing parents to opt out of mandates requiring children to wear masks in school.A filing late Thursday from the office of Attorney ...
1/21/2022 WVU Medicine postpones vaccine mandate for second time wboy.com ... Medicine said the deadline has been postponed, but there is no official date at this time. The vaccine mandate applies to employees of all WVU Health System hospitals and clinics, including those in West Virginia , Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia , and also applies to staff who are working remotely at home or onsite. Ceo and President of WVU Medicine Wheeling Hospital Douglas Harrison said when the announcement was first made ...
1/21/2022 What's next for Biden's social spending plan - CBS News CBS News ... it up." He said his goal is to get as much done as possible and then come back and fight for the rest of the agenda.But on Thursday, Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia acknowledged that his previous offer for a $1.8 trillion spending bill , discussed last fall, is no longer on the table. "We'll just be starting from scratch" he said of the legislation, meant to address a ...
1/21/2022 Labor crisis to stabilize as pandemic burden eases, admin says Becker's ASC Review The COVID-19 pandemic introduced unprecedented stress for healthcare workers, leading to widespread burnout in the profession, with workers leaving the industry in higher numbers than ever before.Craig Gold, administrator at Virginia Center for Eye Surgery in Virginia Beach, told "Becker's ASC Review Podcast" that he thinks the labor market in healthcare will stabilize as workers settle into new work environments.Note: This is an edited excerpt. Listen to ...
1/21/2022 Biosimilars Could Cut Spending for Biologic Therapy in the U.S. Physicians Weekly ... and generate savings of about $38.4 billion between 2021 and 2025, according to a study published online Jan. 3 in the American Journal of Managed Care.Andrew Mulcahy, Ph.D., from RAND Corporation in Arlington, Virginia , and colleagues projected U.S. spending on biologics during a five-year period under three scenarios: (1) a baseline scenario holding quarter 4 (Q4) of 2020 market conditions constant; (2) under main assumptions allowing for biosimilar ...
1/21/2022 Semaglutide Superior to Liraglutide for Weight Loss Physicians Weekly ... liraglutide, according to a study published in the Jan. 11 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.Domenica M. Rubino, M.D., from the Washington Center for Weight Management and Research in Arlington, Virginia , and colleagues compared the efficacy and adverse event profiles of once-weekly subcutaneous semaglutide (126 patients) versus once-daily subcutaneous liraglutide (127 patients) or placebo (85 patients) in people with overweight or obesity also undertaking ...
1/21/2022 Prevalence of Coronary Heart Disease Largely Unchanged From 2011 to 2018 Physicians Weekly ... significant declines in prevalence in some geographic locations (Utah: absolute change, ‚àí1.09 percent; declines in the District of Columbia, California, and Nebraska approached significance), while other localities had significant increases (e.g., Oregon and West Virginia ). There were small but statistically significant decreases observed in CHD prevalence among adults aged 65 years and older and among college graduates (absolute changes, ‚àí1.82 and ‚àí0.35 percent, respectively), while a small but significant increase ...
1/21/2022 Virginia governor seeks dismissal of suit over school masks SF Chronicle RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Glenn Youngkin has asked the Supreme Court of Virginia to dismiss a lawsuit challenging his executive order allowing parents to opt out of mandates requiring children to wear masks in school.A filing late Thursday from the office of Attorney General Jason Miyares cites a state law that says parents have a “fundamental right to make decisions concerning the upbringing, education, and care” of ...
1/21/2022 Over 400 WVU students and staff had COVID-19 last week, new data shows thedaonline.com During the first week of classes at West Virginia University, over 400 students, faculty, and staff were in isolation after being infected with COVID-19, according to data released Thursday.On Jan. 14, the fourth day of classes, there were 480 people affiliated with WVU infected and in isolation — the most since WVU began counting in fall 2020.WVU stopped reporting case data at the same time that the ...
1/21/2022 Youngkin Lays Out 'COVID Action Plan' for Virginia | Virginia News | US News U.S. News & World Report ... Äú COVID Action Plan." He pledged to prioritize vaccine education, outreach and distribution, and to tackle testing supply shortages, which have been a national problem for weeks.‚ÄúToday‚Äôs announcements are designed to give Virginia ns the tools and resources needed to make the best decisions for their families, strengthen our hospital systems, and ensure a strong recovery as we encounter new challenges associated with the pandemic that has become ...
1/21/2022 Gov. Glenn Youngkin lays out ‘COVID Action Plan’ for Virginia pilotonline.com ... COVID Action Plan.” He pledged to prioritize vaccine education, outreach and distribution, and to tackle testing supply shortages, which have been a national problem for weeks.“Today’s announcements are designed to give Virginians the tools and resources needed to make the best decisions for their families, strengthen our hospital systems, and ensure a strong recovery as we encounter new challenges associated with the pandemic that has become part ...