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First in the World: Irish-Owned Ethos Engineering Earns Well Performance Rating for Dublin HQ “Living Lab”

Using Data and Occupant Experience to Create Healthier, Safer and More Productive Offices and Workspaces. DUBLIN, Ireland – Ethos, one of EMEA’s leading providers of Data Centre Mechanical and Electrical Design Consultancy, sustainable commercial and smart fit-out buildings, today announced it is the first business in the world to achieve the WELL Performance Rating through… Read More »

First of surprise billing ban rules mum on arbitration details

Dive Brief: The Biden administration on Thursday issued a highly anticipated regulation codifying surprise billing legislation passed last year, thought to be one of the most significant consumer protections in healthcare in a decade. The interim final rule, issued through HHS, the Labor and Treasury departments and the Office of Personnel Management, bans surprise out-of-network… Read More »

Biden administration issues first in a series of rules to eliminate surprise medical billing

The Biden administration has issued its first in a series of rules to eliminate surprise billing practices and high out-of-network cost-sharing for emergency and non-emergency healthcare services. “No patient should forgo care for fear of surprise billing,” said Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra. “Health insurance should offer patients peace of mind that they… Read More »

Michigan confirms first human hantavirus case

Michigan health officials on Monday reported the state’s first confirmed human case of the deadly hantavirus. The rat-borne illness, which U.S. health officials say cannot be transmitted from person-to-person, is typically passed to patients when they breathe in air contaminated with the virus through rodent droppings. The confirmed case under investigation by county and state… Read More »

Garima Arora: Exceptionally Talented First Indian Female Michelin star Chef Talks about her success story

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Garima Arora is the Chef and Owner of Restaurant Gaa and the all-day modern Indian eatery & bar, HERE, in Bangkok. Her cuisine is focused on applying traditional Indian cooking techniques onto locally sourced ingredients. In 2018, Arora became the first Indian female chef to earn a Michelin star at… Read More »

Healthcare worker walks for first time in 1 year after contracting COVID-19

Health News Loading the player… A frontline worker in New Orleans has walked for the first time one year after contracting a severe case of COVID-19 early on in the pandemic.  Peter Woullard, a behavioral health technician at St. Charles Parish Hospital, tested positive for coronavirus on March 31, 2020.  Peter Woullard, a frontline worker… Read More »