Sep 142021
 
 September 14, 2021  Posted by  Govt, Healthcare, U.S., Workplace

Elizabeth G. Litten of Fox Rothschild writes: President Biden issued an Executive Order on September 9, 2021 (the “EO”) that will lead to required COVID-19 vaccinations for workers in most health care facilities that receive Medicare or Medicaid funds.  This covers approximately 50,000 health care providers across the country. The EO also [Read More…]

Sep 102021
 
 September 10, 2021  Posted by  Govt, Healthcare

Russell Berman reports: A dozen years ago, a deadly virus was spreading around the world, and authorities in New York issued a mandate that all health-care workers in the state get vaccinated. The American Civil Liberties Union objected. Forced vaccination against the H1N1 flu, the ACLU wrote at the time, “was [Read More…]

Sep 102021
 
 September 10, 2021  Posted by  Business, Govt, Healthcare
GAO: Exposure Notification: Benefits and Challenges of Smartphone Applications to Augment Contact Tracing

GAO-21-104622 Published: Sep 09, 2021 Publicly Released: Sep 09, 2021 What GAO Found Exposure notification applications (apps)—which determine the proximity of users and notify people who have been in close contact with another user who was likely infectious—are expected to enhance the speed and reach of contact tracing and help [Read More…]

Sep 102021
 
 September 10, 2021  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Healthcare

Erik de la Garza reports: The Biden Justice Department on Thursday filed a lawsuit challenging Texas’ near-total abortion ban as an “unconstitutional attack” on women that deprives them of abortion services “in open defiance” of U.S. Supreme Court precedent. “The act is clearly unconstitutional under longstanding Supreme Court precedent,” Attorney [Read More…]