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The US Department of State has issued a new travel warning regarding the risk of travelling to certain parts of Mexico due to the activities of criminal organisations in those areas. This advisory comes as the country’s tourism industry is experiencing some difficult weeks – not long ago, the US State Department released another alert […]

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After more than 100 years in operation, Adventist Health’s Walla Walla General Hospital in eastern Washington closed Monday, the system announced on their website. They also closed their Adventist Home Healthcare related services, and their clinics. Patients needing emergency care will have access at Providence St. Mary Medical Center, and they said many of their […]

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According to a new report by Allied Market Research, the global travel insurance market is expected to amass US$28,264 million by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 8.5 per cent during the period 2016-22. Single trip travel insurance policies were found to have dominated the market in 2015, accounting for around 71 per cent of […]

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Research from travel insurance provider Columbus Direct has shown that British travelers are placing themselves at risk of contracting a serious illness while on holiday abroad by not having vital vaccinations, with statistics revealing that only six out of 10 travelers would always get the necessary inoculations prior to travelling. A fear of unpleasant side […]

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The Lebanon Express is reporting Samaritan Health Services is taking severe measures to avoid layoffs and maintain the highest quality of care for patients. The steps to reduce the financial hardship blamed on declining Medicaid revenue include a hiring freeze on positions deemed noncritical, travel and conference budget constraints, and reduced capital spending. The healthcare […]

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A report prepared by the Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators (CCIR) has found that many travel insurance policies in Canada are sold without appropriate medical questionnaires being completed, and with complex language in them that could leave the customer without the necessary cover. The report states: “Current practices do not appear to meet the objective […]

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US-based travel insurance provider CSA Travel Protection has advised consumers that credit cards are not a good replacement for travel insurance. The company has debunked the common misconception that credit cards will cover travellers on a trip to the same extent as full insurance coverage, explaining that many credit cards that include some travel protection […]

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Global Recovery Alliance has been recognized by PET- Recycling Schweiz for its recycling efforts in 2016.  With over 1000 bottles recycled and saving the planet around 89 kilograms of greenhouse gases and 28 liters of oil, we are proud to continue our efforts into 2017.

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Blanchard Valley Health System recently made several key management changes meant to focus on organization-wide, strategic initiatives. Linda DeArment was named director of physician services and recruitment. DeArment will oversee provider recruiting activities and the Medical Staff Office. Prior to accepting this position, she served as the chief development officer of the Blanchard Valley Health […]

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The Cincinnati Business Courier reports UC Health and the University of Cincinnati state that $4.5 million in donations have been received. The monies will go towards a $60.5 million outpatient center at 223 Piedmont Avenue, Cincinnati, OH in the Corryville neighborhood. The new 114,000-sq-ft facility will consolidate UC Health’s outpatient neurological services and will be […]

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