Tag Archives: Million

United Health Foundation donates $5 million to support the homeless, food insecure, during COVID-19 crisis

The United Health Foundation has pledged $ 5 million to support three organizations that help the homeless and those who are food insecure during the COVID-19 pandemic. Of the $ 5 million, $ 2.5 million will go to the National Health Care for the Homeless Council to support both the immediate need for homeless programs… Read More »

Coronavirus cases top 1 million worldwide, researchers say

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases topped 1 million worldwide Thursday, Johns Hopkins University researchers found. As of Thursday afternoon, over 1,002,500 cases were recorded worldwide of COVID-19, with over 51,300 deaths. The U.S. recorded more cases than any other… Read More »

HSE spends almost €7 million on private ambulances in eight months

Letterkenny University Hospital had the biggest at just over €1 million.  The HSE spent nearly €7 million on private ambulances in the first eight months of this year. This is a large increase on the €4.3 million spent in all of 2014. The National Ambulance Service responds to emergency calls 24 hours a day but often struggles to meet… Read More »

Christmas Tree With Gems and Ornaments Worth $15 Million at Spanish Resort Dazzles

Christmas Tree (Photo Credits: @MyCoolBin) Marbella, December 3: A Christmas tree adorned with gems and ornaments worth more than $ 15 million at a Spanish resort could be the costliest in the world, media reports said. The tree has been put up at Kempinski Hotel Bahia in Marbella, which is nestled along Spain’s southern coast. The… Read More »

J&J, U.S. states settle hip implant claims for $120 million

(Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit have agreed to pay $ 120 million to resolve deceptive marketing claims by several U.S. states over the company’s metal-on-metal hip implants. FILE PHOTO: A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Attorneys general of 46… Read More »

How Kaiser Permanente saved $8.6 million sharing medical equipment and reimagined asset management

Like many health systems, Kaiser Permanente, though admittedly a multibillion dollar organization, faces challenges when faced with the complex duality of both living within their means and delivering the best possible care and meaningful services. They use the dollars they get to provide that care and keep the lights on so to speak, and it… Read More »