Value-based payments disproportionately impact safety-net hospitals

A new study led by researchers at Boston Medical Center, in collaboration with Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, shows that value-based incentive programs aimed at reducing health care-associated infections did not improve infection rates in either safety-net or non-safety-net hospitals. Published in JAMA Network Open, these results also demonstrate persistent disparities between infection rates at […]

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CBDT Notifies I-T Exemption on Sovereign Wealth Funds’ Income from Infra Investment

The income tax (I-T) department has notified tax exemption on interest, dividend and capital gain incomes of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) and global pension funds arising from their investment in Indian infrastructure. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) through a notification dated July 6 has widened the scope of ‘infrastructure’ for the purpose of […]

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Zion Williamson’s stepfather accused of taking $400,000 before Zion’s season at Duke

The legal fight over NBA rookie Zion Williamson’s endorsement potential now includes an allegation that his family received $400,000 from a marketing agency before his lone season for Duke. Prime Sports Marketing and company president Gina Ford filed a lawsuit last summer in a Florida state court, accusing Williamson and the agency now representing him […]

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Samsung updates mid-range Galaxy A51 and A71 with flagship S20 camera features

Samsung is updating its Galaxy A51 and A71 handsets with a collection of new features from its flagship Galaxy S20 series. These include new camera functionality like Single Take and Night Hyperlapse, along with new sharing, search, and translation features. Samsung’s announcement doesn’t say exactly when the update is releasing, but GSMArena previously reported that […]

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