Category Archives: News

Zombie health care news

Although I am advancing rapidly into almost complete retirement, there are some days/weeks when I can’t refrain from pointing out some of the troubling health care news I see.  This is one such week. First, the COVID zombie news My local Star Tribune newspaper delivered this front page news: University of Minnesota, Mayo report COVID-fighting success… Read More »

Tenet’s surgery center buying spree ramps up as it signs deal for 9 more facilities

Dive Brief: Tenet’s surgery center unit USPI said it entered into a deal with Compass Surgical Partners to acquire its ownership and management interests in nine ambulatory surgery centers located in Florida, North Carolina and Texas for an undisclosed sum. USPI will acquire Compass’ 20% ownership stake in the nine centers. When the deal closes,… Read More »

What’s the rationale behind a COVID vaccine booster — and will everyone really need one at some point?

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada Could “fully vaccinated” soon mean triple vaccinated? Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Oct 04, 2021  •  1 week ago  •  4 minute read  •  339 Comments An Israeli woman receives her third dose of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine, in Jerusalem, October 3, 2021. Photo by REUTERS/Ronen… Read More »

Boy, 2, suffers horror Covid diagnosis

The two-year-old ended up on life support after contracting coronavirus – and his mum still has no idea how he caught it. A mum was left horrified after her son suffered a collapsed lung and stopped breathing after catching Covid. Grayson, 2, and his mum Makayla Hunziker, from the US state of Oklahoma, have been… Read More »