Saturday, December 4, 2021

All posts tagged "Healthcare"

  • Puerto Rico Pharmaceutical Industry Presents Health Sustainability Initiative

    SAN JUAN – The Pharmaceutical Industry Association of Puerto Rico Inc. (PIA) presented Thursday, during its 27th annual meeting at the Sheraton Hotel & Casino in Miramar, the Puerto Rico Sustainability Initiative (Project SuSI), which focuses on...

    • Posted September 30, 2016
  • HHS awards over $87M for health centers’ IT enhancements

    SAN JUAN – Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced Friday more than $87 million in funding for 1,310 health centers in every U.S. state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands...

    • Posted September 16, 2016
  • Sen. Timothy Kennedy visits San Germán

    SAN JUAN – New York state Sen. Timothy M. Kennedy was given a tour of San Germán on Friday, including a  home for the elderly, to gauge the quality of service offered to them. The Democratic senator...

    • Posted September 5, 2016
  • U.S. Officials Urge for Policies to Grow Puerto Rico’s Economy

    Calls for parity on federal healthcare funds, tools to incentivize labor participation

    • Posted August 26, 2016
  • Influenza Cases Dropping, but People Advised to Stay Vigilant

    SAN JUAN – The Puerto Rico Health Department reported 61 new cases of influenza for the week ending Aug. 13, or epidemiological week number 32, for a total 1,344 cases for this year’s season. Last year’s season...

    • Posted August 19, 2016
  • Medical Reps: Enact Bill Regulating Pharmacy Benefit Managers

    SAN JUAN – New Progressive Party (NPP) Sen. Ángel “Cheyenne” Martínez and several healthcare representatives have asked the governor to sign a substitute bill that regulates the pharmacy-benefit managers’ (PBM) system. Martínez, the NPP spokesperson for the...

    • Posted August 5, 2016
  • Medical Benefits of Dental Floss Unproven

    HOLMDEL, N.J. – It’s one of the most universal recommendations in all of public health: Floss daily to prevent gum disease and cavities. Except there’s little proof that flossing works. Still, the federal government, dental organizations and...

    • Posted August 2, 2016
  • Organ Transplants Have Come a Long Way

    But Hurdles remain

    • Posted July 11, 2016
  • Bernier Proposes Making Common Cause in Favor of Healthcare

    CAROLINA, Puerto Rico – The Popular Democratic Party’s (PDP) gubernatorial candidate, David Bernier, proposed Sunday that Puerto Rico join in common cause in favor of the healthcare system to combat the sector’s crisis. “Of all the [small...

    • Posted July 10, 2016
  • Rosselló Proposals Focus on Reducing Healthcare Costs

    CAROLINA, Puerto Rico – The gubernatorial candidate for the New Progressive Party (NPP), Ricardo Rosselló, on Sunday presented several healthcare proposals that focus on reducing costs to alleviate the system’s crisis. “The goal is to arrive at...

    • Posted July 10, 2016