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Senators Want to Help Troops with PTSD Appeal Bad Discharges

By Richard Sisk:  A bipartisan group of senators on Tuesday sought to revive a proposal to make it easier for veterans to upgrade “bad paper” discharges wrongly handed down for behavior resulting from PTSD or sexual trauma.  Read more:  http://www.military.com/daily-news/2016/07/19/senators-want-to-help-troops-with-ptsd-appeal-bad-discharges.html?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Military%20EBB%207-20-16&utm_term=Editorial%20-%20Military%20-%20Early%20Bird%20Brief

Non Profit Hospitals in New York, Millions Being Spent on Staff As Oppose to Patients

A number of alarming issues surrounding New York State hospitals have recently made headlines. While activists, victims, and concerned citizens ban together to push for better quality healthcare, some non-profit doctors and execs are enjoying extravagant perks, like first class plane tickets, chauffeurs, and country club memberships.  “On picket lines, union workers have complained that -->

New Yorkers Rallying For Patient Safety

On May 6th cities across the State of New York held rallies calling for the passage of the Safe Staffing for Quality Care Act. “The Safe Staffing for Quality Care Act (S.782/A.8580-A) is a bipartisan bill in the State Legislature with wide support that calls on hospitals to maintain a responsible number of nurses to -->

Bill Passed to Prevent Surprise Medical Bills

The New York State Senate passed legislation to reduce the occurrence of unexpected medical charges. In recent years, patients have suffered unfair economic outcomes in exchange for necessary medical care. Thousands patients were treated by physicians and hospital staff that were not within their network of providers, resulting in steep medical bills. The new agreement -->