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Baby Atharva Who Miraculously Survived a Fall From 4th Floor Discharged From The Hospital

Baby Atharva (Photo Credits: Fortis Hospital) On January 3, 2019, the parents of a distraught 14-month-old baby boy Atharva, rushed the child to the hospital. The toddler was brought in with injuries he sustained after falling from the 4th floor of their Deonar home. Atharva had strayed into the balcony, which was not protected by… Read More »

Supreme Court hears case over disproportionate share hospital payments

The Supreme Court was expected to hear oral arguments today over notice and rulemaking requirements for Medicare reimbursement. The outcome of Azar vs. Allina Health Services could greatly affect reimbursement for hospitals that serve a disproportionate share of low-income patients. The DSH payment calculation is based on the percentage of low-income patients served. The government… Read More »

Union says lives risked as trial sees ambulances diverted from Blayney hospital

Paramedics are concerned that a month-long trial closure of the emergency department to ambulances at Blayney District Hospital could put lives at risk. The closure, initiated before Christmas, means ambulances are being diverted to either Orange or Bathurst hospitals, approximately 35 kilometres and 37 kilometres away respectively. Health Services Union NSW secretary Gerard Hayes claimed the additional… Read More »