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Life expectancy at birth in the United States declined by 1.5 years from 2019 to 2020 to the lowest level since 2003, according to new provisional data from the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). The drop in life...
On Wednesday, President Biden lunched with Senate Democrats, hosted governors and mayors for a roundtable on infrastructure and also — hung out with Olivia Rodrigo, an 18-year-old pop star beloved by Generation Z. Rodrigo, who currently...
U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy is issuing an advisory to warn the American public about the urgent threat of health misinformation. Health misinformation, including disinformation, have threatened the U.S. response to COVID-19 and...
The Biden administration is running out of ideas for jumpstarting the pace of coronavirus vaccinations, raising the prospect that more than a quarter of American adults could still be vulnerable to the virus into the fall.
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — The 2021 Health Care Insights Study by CVS Health® (a PCC Executive Member), released today, reveals the long-lasting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic but also highlights the resilience of patients, providers and the...
July Fourth was not the celebration President Joe Biden had hoped for, as far as protecting more Americans with a coronavirus vaccine. The nation fell just short of the White House’s goal to give at least a first dose to 70% of adults by...
The president said that his administration will be working throughout the summer to "wind down" mass vaccination sites, while increasing vaccine access and uptake in a more targeted way, focusing on five key strategies: Implementing a "...
[A] new Morning Consult/Politico survey suggests many unvaccinated adults aren’t budging. The survey asked 744 unvaccinated adults to describe in their own words why they’re skipping the shots. Roughly a quarter of respondents in the...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. News & World Report, in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation, an independent, charitable and philanthropic affiliate of CVS Health (a PCC Executive Member), has released the fourth annual Healthiest...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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