Governance News

HIT Board developing social care standards

A portion of CyncHealth’s December Health Information Technology (HIT) Board meeting focused on social care standards and terminology in development and recommending terminology be mapped to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) standards. Two real-world examples for social determinants of health (SDOH or SDH) were reviewed. The next meeting is March […]

Analysis & Comment

LB1387 Fluoride Hearing Media Coverage

Analysis of local coverage In coverage of LB1387 DHHS Hearing on Feburary 15, 2024, WOWT 6 News, Joe Harris reports, “Senator Ben Hansen cited a recent review from the National Toxicology Program. It says 18 out of 19 studies linked lower IQ to fluoride.” Harris continues by playing hearing testimony similar to a Dallas City […]

Health News

City of Lincoln fluoride treatment at upper limit while Omaha reduces risks and maintains compliance

Hearing on LB1387 on Thursday, February 15 2/8/24 Update – A hearing will be held on Thursday, February 15, at 1:30 p.m. to hear testimony on LB1387, introduced by Nebraska State Sen. Ben Hansen, Blair. The bill removes the 2008 fluoride mandate for cities and villages with populations over 1,000 and limits the public water […]