Health Council Provides Technical Support for Bermuda ACE Research

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News Release: Monday, February 18, 2019 - The Bermuda Health Council is announcing a 2019 research collaboration with The Family Centre, a Bermuda charity. To enhance the delivery of health services and better understand social determinants of health here in Bermuda, the Health Council will be prov... Read more

Dr Reddy on Appreciation Luncheon: ‘My Heart is Full…But This is Amazing – It Makes Me Proud For What I Do’

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Asked how it felt to be greeted and warmly appreciated for all that he brings to his patients, Dr Mahesh Reddy replied: "My heart is full, I see it every day but this is amazing - it makes me proud for what I do." This after a host of patients, relatives and friends gathered for an appreciation l... Read more

BHeC Supports Transition From Volume-Based to Value-Based Health System

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Hamilton, Bermuda: February 12, 2019  – Recently, Bermuda’s residents have been frequently reminded about the cost of healthcare, particularly in the form of increased out-of-pocket costs and health insurance premiums. The recent National Health Accounts Report demonstrated a stabilization of... Read more

Dr Barbara Ball Scholarship Application Period Opens

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News Release: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - The Ministry of Health today announced that the application period for the Dr Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarship has opened. The application period will conclude on 30 April 2019. The Ministry of Health awards the Dr Barbara Ball Public Health Scholar... Read more

BHeC Launches New Series of Health Meetings

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Hamilton,Bermuda, February 8, 2019 - The Bermuda" Health Council" will" be continuing" a series" of" meetings" with stakeholders and  groups within our  communities for the purpose of supporting the improvement of how we deliver care, pay  for care, and the results we receive  from our health... Read more

Appreciation Luncheon For Dr Mahesh Reddy on Valentine’s Day

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Hamilton, Bermuda: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - A group of patients of Bermuda HealthCare Services and Brown-Darrell Clinic have organised an Appreciation Luncheon for Mahesh Reddy. The luncheon will be held on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at the St Paul's Centennial Hall from 12 noon until 2pm. ... Read more

Science High School Student Extends Original Genetics Study to 500

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[caption id="attachment_10590" align="alignleft" width="285"] Kameron Young[/caption] Hamilton, Bermuda, Friday, February 1, 2019 – Following the success of her original genetics study for her Biology Internal Assessment, IB2 student Kameron Young, along with her mentor, Dr. Carika Weldon, wi... Read more

Colonial Group International to Bring Deepak Chopra to Bermuda

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Hamilton, Bermuda January 31, 2019 - Deepak Chopra – described as ‘one of the top 100 heroes and icons of the century’ – will visit Bermuda, where he will give a free public talk. He will be speaking in Bermuda in support of Zest Wellness (www.zestwellnesscgi.com), a wellness programme o... Read more

Minister on Vaccinations: ‘Distinguish Fact From Fiction’

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Following outbreaks of Measles and other infectious diseases in other regions, Health Minister Kim Wilson today urged parents to ensure that their family members are vaccinated, particularly when it comes down to the immunization of infants and completing the vaccination schedule through to adultho... Read more

Latest BHeC Report Shows $20 Million Increase in Bermuda’s Health Spending in 2016-17

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Not that it's a surprise as health care costs have been skyrocketing for some time, with ongoing warnings that it will become unsustainable, but according to the Bermuda Health Council's latest report, Bermuda recorded a $20 million increase in health spending in 2016-17. The 2018 National Health... Read more