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BHEC To Launch Chronic Disease Innovation

BHEC To Launch Chronic Disease Innovation

The Bermuda Health Council is gearing up to launch a Chronic Disease Innovation Programme which they said “will provide support for innovative solutions to address Bermuda’s high rates of non-communicable chronic diseases and associated disability.” “Health professionals, community leaders and groups know what is needed to support... Read more of this article

Health Council Launch ‘Fresh Food Fridays’

Health Council Launch ‘Fresh Food Fridays’

The Bermuda Health Council will be launching “Fresh Food Fridays”, which will be a ”pop-up event for the public to come out, collect free healthy foods.” A spokesperson said, “The Health Council has launched “Fresh Food Fridays”. This initiative is part of ongoing efforts to support population health and increase the health... Read more of this article

BHEC Launches Health Service Provider Register

BHEC Launches Health Service Provider Register

The Bermuda Health Council announces a newly launched health service provider register, saying the “interactive register offers a more efficient and simple way to connect people and registered health service providers without the need to switch between multiple platforms.” The Council said, “As a part of the Provider Advantage Programme... Read more of this article

Employers’ Compliance 2018 Annual Report

Employers’ Compliance 2018 Annual Report

“The Employers’ Compliance 2018 Annual Report provides an overview of the Bermuda Health Council’s monitoring and enforcement of the Health Insurance Act 1970 during the 2018 calendar year,” the Council said. “The Act requires employers to provide health insurance coverage for all employees working more than 15 hours per week and... Read more of this article

Health Council #ImagineBermuda Campaign

Health Council #ImagineBermuda Campaign

Today [June 6], the Health Council launched a campaign #ImagineBermuda, about their vision of Bermuda’s health system. “The campaign provides a timely reminder that the youngest and the oldest amongst us can still impact and even create the Bermuda we want to see for tomorrow,” a spokesperson said. “We want to give Mr and Mrs Bermuda,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Health Council Partners For More Data

Bermuda Health Council Partners For More Data

In addition to releasing new data tables and data briefs on their website, the Bermuda Health Council is continuing to partner with community advocate, the Family Centre, to “capture new data around the social determinants of adverse childhood experiences and adult life,” the Council said. :Social determinants are often the “missing piece”... Read more of this article

BHEC Releases Actuarial Report & Other Data

BHEC Releases Actuarial Report & Other Data

The Bermuda Health Council [BHEC] has released its annual Actuarial Report, along with additional information in the form of data tables and data briefs. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Health Council believes that a fundamental way to transform health for the future is to create transparency in how the health system is currently working. The... Read more of this article

Health Statutory Boards Self-Assessment Report

Health Statutory Boards Self-Assessment Report

In accordance with the Bermuda Health Council Act 2004, per Section 5 [d]; the Bermuda Health Council published its Statutory Board Self-Assessment Report. “The Self-Assessment Report reflects the period 1st September 2017 to 31st August 2018. The 2018 Statutory Boards Self-Assessment Report provides a summary of information on complaints, board... Read more of this article

Bermuda Health Council Accepted Into RedETSA

Bermuda Health Council Accepted Into RedETSA

The Bermuda Health Council has announced its acceptance into the Health Technology Assessment Network of the Americas [RedETSA, Red de Evaluación de Tecnologías en Salud de las Américas]. A spokesperson said, “RedETSA is a network of 34 institutions from 17 countries, which has been recognised by the Pan-America Health Organisation [PAHO]... Read more of this article

Tawanna Wedderburn Takes Legal Action

Tawanna Wedderburn Takes Legal Action

The former CEO of the Bermuda Health Council Tawanna Wedderburn has confirmed that she will be taking legal action over her ‘separation’ from the Council. In December of last year, the Bermuda Health Council confirmed the “separation of employment” between the Council and Mrs Wedderburn. Mrs Wedderburn said, “On 11th March 2019... Read more of this article

BHEC Issue Standard Health Benefit Moratorium

BHEC Issue Standard Health Benefit Moratorium

“A SHB moratorium memo went out to all providers on the afternoon of 6th March,” the Bermuda Health Council has confirmed, adding that “once we complete discussions on the re-designed SHB package for 2020 and how much it should cost, we will lift the moratorium to accept applications for those newly defined service areas.” Screenshot... Read more of this article

BHEC: ‘Innovation In Hospital Financing’

BHEC: ‘Innovation In Hospital Financing’

The Bermuda Health Council released an ‘issue brief’ on the “Government of Bermuda’s intention to introduce transformative innovation into the way hospital services are paid.” “The Ministry of Health will transition to a single payment mechanism for the Bermuda Hospitals Board that will put our healthcare system on a... Read more of this article

Health Council Support Bermuda ACE Research

Health Council Support Bermuda ACE Research

The Bermuda Health Council will be providing the Family Centre with analytics and data reporting support for an Adverse Childhood Experiences [ACE] study. A spokesperson said, “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... Read more of this article