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Tysons Corner, VA – June 15, 2021 – Ending the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic requires widespread vaccination, but as the immunization rate slows across the United States, it is unclear whether President Biden’s goal of having all U.S....
In a recent survey, most primary care physicians said it is helpful to have pharmacists administer vaccines to adults. However, the survey also revealed concerns, including a lack of communication between PCPs and pharmacists, according...
Rural communities outside America's cities are falling further behind in the race to vaccinate against COVID-19 as President Joe Biden's Fourth of July goal to reach 70% of American adults looms over the horizon.
If the U.S. wants to give everyone access to healthcare, fee-for-service medicine has to go, Donald Berwick, MD, former president of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, said at a webinar on value-based care sponsored by the Duke...
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2021—The Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) is welcoming two new members to its board of directors this month: J. Nwando Olayiwola, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Chief Health Equity Officer and Senior Vice President of Humana, Inc.;...
Routine childhood vaccinations dropped dramatically during the early months of the pandemic, and although those began rebounding last summer, many children and adolescents are still behind on shots, according to a federal health report...
Less than a month remains until the Fourth of July, which was President Biden's goal for 70% of American adults to have gotten at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. It looks like it's going to be a stretch to get there. As of Tuesday...
As the covid crisis wanes and life approaches normal across the U.S., health industry leaders and many patient advocates are pushing Congress and the Biden administration to preserve the pandemic-fueled expansion of telehealth that has...
The Biden administration knew the key to a successful Covid vaccination campaign would be reaching the most vulnerable populations. But more than five months in, even a blueprint that’s worked with other ethnic and racial groups isn’t...
One Medical expands member-based, technology-powered primary care model to every stage of life, and extends into full-risk Medicare reimbursement models SAN FRANCISCO, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 1Life Healthcare, Inc. (One Medical...
Teladoc was a big stock market winner during the pandemic as medicine went virtual. However, the reopening and concerns about valuation and growth potential have pressured shares, down roughly 50% from its peak this year. It does not...
The partisan divide in Covid-19 vaccinations is becoming starker as the nation inches toward President Joe Biden’s goal of providing at least one shot to 70 percent of adults by July 4, complicating efforts to reach the unvaccinated in...
The new head of the federal agency that oversees health benefits for nearly 150 million Americans and $1 trillion in federal spending said in one of her first interviews that her top priorities will be broadening insurance coverage and...
...One Medical’s ambitious vision of primary care that is more accessible, technologically enabled and patient friendly, while cutting health costs for employers and individuals. Loads of other firms, ranging from small start-ups to...
Congress is considering new legislation aimed at boosting funding for medical education with a goal of tackling a shortage of primary care doctors in underserved areas. The Doctors of Community (DOC) Act introduced in the House of...
Montgomery County (Maryland) leaders are taking steps to add mental health to the list of valid reasons to be absent from school, saying that the move is especially important after the inordinate toll of the pandemic. The change...
New CMS Administrator Confirmed On May 25, Chiquita Brooks-LaSure was confirmed as the next Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. She is the first Black woman to fill the role. Her confirmation process had...
The Maine legislature is considering “An Act Regarding Targets for Health Plan Investments in Primary Care and Behavioral Health” (LD 1196 ). It will likely be carried over to next year with a stakeholder workgroup working on details over...
The pandemic is having an outsized impact on Americans without health insurance. According to a report by Families USA, approximately one out of every three COVID-19 deaths nationally are linked to health insurance gaps. The federal...
Congress continues to weigh how telehealth should be treated after the public health emergency ends. In late April, the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee held a hearing on the path forward for telehealth. Witnesses included Sinsi...

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