Health and Safety

High Line Health Partners with Local 338 to Enhance Health Benefits Reporting
Features, Finance, Health and Safety, Municipal Government, New York

High Line Health Partners with Local 338 to Enhance Health Benefits Reporting

New York, N.Y.—Local 338 Health & Welfare Fund, a Fund affiliated with the labor union Local 338 RWDSU/UFCW (Local 338) the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union has entered into a contract with the health-care data analytics company High Line Health, the company announced Feb. 7. “High Line will integrate Local 338’s medical and pharmacy…

Striking Chicago Teachers Protest at Charter Chain’s Office
Education, Features, Finance, Health and Safety, Labor News Briefs, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, National

Striking Chicago Teachers Protest at Charter Chain’s Office

CHICAGO, Ill.—About 100 Chicago International Charter School teachers blocked the entrance to the school chain’s office building Feb. 13, the seventh day of their strike. “It’s unacceptable that people can have six-figure salaries and yet say they have no money to make sure our schools are properly invested in,” CICS Ralph Ellison High School English…

Lumineer Tool Proves Powerful in Creating Benefit Plan Savings
Features, Finance, Health and Safety, Municipal Government, New York, Uncategorized

Lumineer Tool Proves Powerful in Creating Benefit Plan Savings

Healthcare data can yield a goldmine of savings if you have the right tools. Recently High Line Health used its patented Lumineer tool to identify over $750,000 in potential savings on MRI scans for a customer with 140,000 members. The average savings potential was about $500 per scan. By identifying various radiology payment bundles and…

NYC Repairs NYCHA’s Eastchester Gardens
Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

NYC Repairs NYCHA’s Eastchester Gardens

Bronx, NY  — Mayor Bill de Blasio was joined by Speaker Carl Heastie on Frbruary 1st  to announce major repairs for the community center at NYCHA’s Eastchester Gardens Development. “Community centers are the heart of our neighborhoods, and provide a place for all New Yorkers to come together, learn and have fun,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio. “These…

NYC Jails a Dangerous Place for Officers
Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

NYC Jails a Dangerous Place for Officers

New York, NY— As the daily jail population reaches record lows, attacks on correction officers has increased to record numbers. Despite the population reduction and investments in greater security and training, Incidents of crimes and rates of violence has increased in city jails. Violent incidents between persons under custody as well as attacks on NYC Corrections…

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