Health-care changes on governors’ minds

EHE International Certifies Perspective Health and Wellness as its newest partner

Several of the 12 Democratic governors shared that sense of nervousness-veiled-by-optimism Saturday at the National Governors Association in Milwaukee. “There’s some angst, and you can see that from the decision the administration made a couple weeks ago,” said Delaware Gov. Jack Markell, the association’s chair. “There’s a lot of work to do.” By next Jan. 1, most people will be required to have insurance. States have to set up exchanges by Oct.
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In health care industry, who will keep workers safe?

Fatimah Waseem, USA TODAY 9:19 a.m. EDT August 3, 2013 Health care workers have the most work-related injuries. Federal safety inspections and standards aren’t keeping up, a study says. Health care workers suffer more injuries on the job than those in any other industry, according to a new report. (Photo: Ryan McVay, Getty Images) Story Highlights Health care workers have more injuries and illnesses than those in other industries Still, government inspections of health facilities are far fewer than inspections in manufacturing The agency responsible for safety says it can’t do much with its limited budget SHARE 175 CONNECT 78 TWEET 4 COMMENTEMAILMORE Health care workers suffer more injuries and illnesses on the job than those in any other industry, thanks in large part to limited federal safety standards and inspections of health care facilities, says a new report by a national advocacy non-profit. The report by Public Citizen shows health care workers had about 654,000 workplace injuries and illnesses in 2010, about 152,000 more than the next most afflicted industry sector, manufacturing.
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The Buffalo course will be held Sept. 10 at the Holiday Inn Amherst on Niagara Falls Boulevard. The state exchange, part of the Affordable Care Act, will begin enrolling residents in health plans beginning Oct. 1. The exchange will include marketplaces for individuals; and a separate marketplace for small businesses. Insurance producers who want to help arrange coverage for their clients through New Yorkas Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) exchange must first take and pass the certification course. IIABNY represents more than 1,750 independent insurance agencies with 13,000 employees; while NYSAHU represents licensed health insurance agents, brokers, general agents, consultants and benefit professionals across the state, serving both employers and individuals seeking health insurance coverage.
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Health-exchange training planned for fall

For example, between menstruation, childbirth and menopause, women generally experience many more hormonal fluctuations throughout their lifetime than men do, which can affect mood. But as Psychology Today explains, there are also psychological explanations for the gap — women, on the whole, tend to be more “ruminative” than men, which may predispose them to depression; they also tend to live longer and with older age often comes loss and loneliness. Then there’s the fact that women are far more likely to talk to a doctor about symptoms of depression, leading to greater rates of diagnosis. 5.
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7 Surprising Health Conditions That Affect Women More Than Men

Through Perspective Health and Wellness, EHE members in the Charlotte region now have greater access to its preventive care program to help them proactively maintain their health. “EHE is proud to add Perspective Health and Wellness to its growing private provider network and expand the relationship with Carolinas Healthcare System. Perspective Health and Wellness is an established healthcare group in the region and looks forward to providing great care for EHE patients,” said Deborah McKeever, president of EHE International. “EHE members will benefit from the expertise and experience of Perspective Health and Wellness doctors who have met our high professional and practice standards earning them the ‘EHE Certified’ status.” EHE International’s physician network spans across 42 states.
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