Bill Hammond (@NYHammond )

Bill Hammond

Bio Director of Health Policy, The @EmpireCenter. Recovering journalist. Mansplainer. Kid from Baltimore. Solely responsible for what I tweet.
Location Albany, NY
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Account created 26-04-2011 18:06:33
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Twitter Web App : Notice that both of the official comments from the governor's office -- in a story about more than 6,000 elderly New Yorkers who died -- is 99 44/100% pure bluster, without the faintest hint of substance. timesunion.com/news/article/I…

Twitter Web App : “This is by no means peer-reviewed. ... The idea that you would be allowed to pick two to three people you happen to like and who also are dependent on (state) funding - that’s just ridiculous.” timesunion.com/news/article/I…

Twitter Web App : From NYDN Opinion Team: "A new state Health Department report investigating nursing home deaths provides precious little illumination ..." nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-edi…

Twitter Web App : Oscar Health told its members they won't be covered for antibody tests except in limited circumstances. It had previously cited antibody tests as one reason it's looking to raise rates ~19% next year. Now it says it will revise that rationale: crainsnewyork.com/health-care/os…

Twitter Web App : ICYMI: The Cuomo administration's flawed report on nursing home deaths
empirecenter.org/publications/c…

Twitter Web App : What we know about NY COVID-19 nursing home deaths after DOH report
eveningtribune.com/news/20200708/…

Twitter Web App : Sharp interview with UBuffalo's Dr. Nancy Nielsen on Cuomo's nursing home report.
news.wbfo.org/post/what-make…

iPhone : This is something interesting that I missed yesterday, in context of the AG's call to expand the disciplinary power of the CCRB: twitter.com/KarlWaelder/st…

Twitter Web App : This is kind of amazing. Businesses are required to provide sick leave unless the employee gets sick doing something stupid/against the rules.

Will this concept be extended to other situations? Skydiving, for example? Biking without a helmet?

Twitter Web App : NY travel quarantine order creates confusion for businesses, workers syracuse.com/back-in-busine…

Twitter for iPad : People I have denounced, who failed to denounce other people who denounced me, should be denounced.

Twitter for iPad : Me on one of the dumbest, most demoralizing days on Twitter in a while

The Reaction to the Harper's Letter on Cancel Culture Proves Why It Was Necessary
reason.com/2020/07/08/the… via reason

Twitter Web App : "The state Health Department only counts residents who physically died within a nursing home, and omits those who contracted the virus and went on to die in a hospital or other facility. New York is in the minority in reporting deaths in this way." nytimes.com/2020/07/08/nyr…

Twitter Web App : "A real investigation is more necessary than ever now, simply because the Department of Health report should not be the final word. Its findings are potentially dangerous." timesunion.com/news/article/C…