Preventative Care

Council Post: Can AI Nudge People To Live Healthier Lives? | Forbes | 11/11/2020

Kumar Srinivas is the CTO for the health plan group at NTT DATA , working to democratize AI for healthcare through co-innovation. Improving preventative care is often discussed as critical to managing healthcare costs. Diagnosing disease early and encouraging healthy lifestyles benefits individuals and the healthcare industry. The challenge with preventative medicine is that it requires the individual to act. Clinicians and health plans can’t compel someone to come in …

The Importance of Preventative Care in a Crisis | 11/9/2020

triahealth Image Source: Pexels Preventative care is the care you receive to prevent illnesses or diseases. With the pandemic, the number of outpatient clinic visits have decreased. This is alarming as preventative care services have never been more important. Find out why preventative care is so crucial below. Why You Should Put Preventative Care First If left untreated, small health problems can turn into much larger health issues. When you …

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PPGNY Action Fund Congratulates Joe Biden & Kamala Harris on Their Historic Presidential Win | 11/8/2020

… congratulates President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their historic win. President-elect Biden has committed to supporting access to sexual and reproductive health care, including access to birth control, preventative care , and abortion. Throughout her career, Vice President-elect Harris has been a steadfast champion for reproductive rights and racial equity. By selecting Kamala Harris as his vice president, Joe Biden made it clear that …

Innovative strategies sustain children’s preventative care during pandemic | 11/2/2020

… used telemedicine and limited in-person care. Of nearly 20,000 physicals cancelled due to the pandemic, 85% have been completed or rescheduled. “Given all of the hurdles children and families have faced in receiving preventative care this year, we are heartened by the level of care we were able to bring to our communities,” said Thomas Lacy, MD, an author of the study and division chief for Nemours Primary Care …

1 Truth and 1 Misconception About How the Election Will Change Healthcare | MSN | 10/25/2020

… NYSE: HCA) are the largest insurer and healthcare system in the U.S., respectively. Changes in the number of patients with insurance, what patients are allowed to be charged, and how many people seek treatment, preventative care , and routine checkups have a tremendous impact on both companies’ revenues and profits. Let’s take a look at what the impact of the ACA has been on the healthcare industry, and what that may …

Michael Jordan Opens Another Medical Clinic in Charlotte | 10/23/2020

… a healthcare clinic to serve low-income communities in the city. A second location has opened its doors to individuals in the North End community. The clinic will provide vital access to primary and preventative care , including individuals who are uninsured or underinsured. This new clinic, as well as the first one opened last year, was made possible by a $7 million grant by NBA Hall of Famer and Charlotte …

Beyond Policing: Investing in Offices of Neighborhood Safety | 10/15/2020

… justice system, including the police, should employ the lightest touch possible. A parallel to parsimony can be found in the evolution of the practice of medicine, which has now come to emphasize holistic and preventative care . Instead of relying on surgical or other invasive interventions that cause long-term scarring and potential side effects, medicine now looks to first prevent illnesses by encouraging a healthy lifestyle and addressing health issues …

Charities of Prime Healthcare and Dr. Prem Reddy | 10/15/2020

… which are considered community assets. Combined, the foundations have assets of more than $1.2 billion. In the United States, the Foundations assist patients unable to afford treatment by funding free clinics and organizations supporting preventative care . The Foundations also seek to ensure that students of all backgrounds can pursue careers in medicine. Internationally, the Foundations promote and support programs that improve quality of life, which includes providing free medical care …

New initiative seeks to transform health care on the South Side | 10/15/2020

… known all over the years,” said Rashard Johnson, president of Advocate Trinity Hospital. The three hospitals, working with community leaders, propose a system alongside area health clinics and social service organizations to build a preventative care network that would better utilize technology and create a group of community health workers to help guide patients, many of whom have chronic health conditions, toward the best treatment options. The plan also calls …

New initiative seeks to transform health care on the South Side | 10/15/2020

… known all over the years,” said Rashard Johnson, president of Advocate Trinity Hospital. The three hospitals, working with community leaders, propose a system alongside area health clinics and social service organizations to build a preventative care network that would better utilize technology and create a group of community health workers to help guide patients, many of whom have chronic health conditions, toward the best treatment options. The plan also calls …

What Happens in Md. if the Supreme Court Strikes Down the Affordable Care Act? | 10/15/2020

… cap … and saving beaucoup bucks,’” he said. “And the price was right,” Reyburn explained. He said that the cost of their premiums went down “like, $10,000 a year.” He now goes in for regular preventative care : physicals, flu shots and many, many COVID-19 tests. He travels for work, and because every state has its own policy he has had five tests administered since March. “If I don’t have insurance …

What Happens in Md. if the Supreme Court Strikes Down the Affordable Care Act? | 10/15/2020

… cap … and saving beaucoup bucks,’” he said. “And the price was right,” Reyburn explained. He said that the cost of their premiums went down “like, $10,000 a year.” He now goes in for regular preventative care : physicals, flu shots and many, many COVID-19 tests. He travels for work, and because every state has its own policy he has had five tests administered since March. “If I don’t have insurance …

Half of U.S. states now on Chicago’s travel advisory list (LIVE UPDATES) | 10/14/2020

… known all over the years,” said Rashard Johnson, president of Advocate Trinity Hospital. The three hospitals, working with community leaders, propose a system alongside area health clinics and social service organizations to build a preventative care network that would better utilize technology and create a group of community health workers to help guide patients, many of whom have chronic health conditions, toward the best treatment options. The plan also calls …

Hero Practice Paper on Children’s Oral Healthcare Addresses Need for Increased Access for All | 10/13/2020

The paper provides a comprehensive look at how a child’s oral health can have a lifelong impact on their overall well-being and how access to preventative care can save state budgets allocated to Medicaid over time. Hero Practice Services , a provider of dental, vision, and orthodontic services to children in underserved communities, has released a comprehensive research paper addressing children’s oral health care and how states can protect our …

Protecting Children’s Oral Health Care – The Importance of Increasing Access | Globe Newswire | 10/12/2020

… vulnerable children. The paper, titled “Protecting Children’s Oral Health Care” is a comprehensive look at how a child’s oral health can have a lifelong impact on their overall well-being and how access to preventative care can save state budgets allocated to Medicaid over time. The research paper is available for download on the company’s website at https://heropracticeservices.com/hps-research/ . Specifically, the paper makes the case for the following …

100 years old will be the new 60 | 10/12/2020

… has dropped 100,000-fold: from $100 million per genome, to below $1,000 per genome (current estimates are as low as $300) . Genome sequencing can uncover disease susceptibilities years before symptoms present, allowing for personalized preventative care to begin sooner than ever before. For example, the Cancer Genome Atlas Program at the NIH is currently using gene sequencing to decode the genetic underpinnings of 30 cancer types. Perhaps the most impactful …

100 Years Old Will Be The New 60 | 10/12/2020

… has dropped 100,000-fold: from $100 million per genome, to below $1,000 per genome (current estimates are as low as $300) . Genome sequencing can uncover disease susceptibilities years before symptoms present, allowing for personalized preventative care to begin sooner than ever before. For example, the Cancer Genome Atlas Program at the NIH is currently using gene sequencing to decode the genetic underpinnings of 30 cancer types. Perhaps the most impactful …

PERSONNEL | Business | herald-dispatch.com - Huntington Herald Dispatch | 10/11/2020

… to be a doctor for a day at the State Capitol treating senators, representatives and other members. At Valley Health — Wayne, Howerton will join a team of family medicine providers who offer primary and preventative care services to children, adolescents and adults. Valley Health — Wayne is located at 42 McGinnis Drive in Wayne. The practice accepts Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance and offers patient discounts for those who financially qualify …

What Happens in Md. if the Supreme Court Strikes Down the Affordable Care Act? | 10/9/2020

… that is prescribed can be shared for up to $4,000. Even though it takes a while to get reimbursement, if there is a large bill that has to be paid right away Cons: No preventative care – you need to pay for well-child checks, vaccines, mammograms, colonoscopies, etc. out of pocket. I don’t love the process for submitting bills. I wish I could just give my card to the billing …

By He | 10/9/2020

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Opinion: Prioritize vaccinations this year | 10/4/2020

… helping my patients through this difficult time. Aside from the threat of coronavirus itself, one of my concerns for my patients’ health is the possibility that many will forgo routine health checks or other preventative care because they are avoiding visits into medical settings. When it comes to vaccinations, I am especially concerned. In August, a national study by Orlando Health found that two in three parents were afraid to …

COVID-19 Research Database Announces Over 1,500 Researchers Registered And Over 100 Studies in Progress | PR Newswire | 10/1/2020

… here ) The fluctuations in expected mortality driven by the pandemic (findings here ) How mortality rates and infection rates have varied by socioeconomic group (findings here ) The impact of COVID-19 on the use of preventative care (findings here ) Variations in the cost of COVID-19 testing across different geographies (findings here ) “The type of near-real-time, high-frequency and comprehensive data that researchers can access through the COVID-19 …

How often do you pay for health insurance deductible? | Yahoo Answers | Yahoo News | 9/30/2020

It means you pay the first $4000 of medical expenses every year (other than basic preventative care ). If your total expenses are less than $4000, you pay however much they are. If you don’t get sick or injured at all, you don’t have any medical expenses to pay. If you need a $50 medicine, you pay $50. If you get hit by a car and need $100,000 of surgery, you …

Acuity Eye Group Reminds Patients that Routine Eye Care Can Become Urgent Eye Care If Delayed | PRWeb | 9/29/2020

Acuity Eye Group Reminds Patients that Routine Eye Care Can Become Urgent Eye Care If Delayed Share Article Acuity Eye Group understands that the circumstances surrounding COVID-19 have caused people to delay preventative care this year. However, there is a time when routine care becomes urgent care. If left untreated, eye conditions can worsen and put people’s vision health at risk. In fact, nearly 90% of vision impairment is …

1st District candidates Hagedorn, Feehan face off in debate | 9/28/2020

… he favors a public option as one of several health care options, including private insurance — with a goal of more people getting access to medical care. “When more people … actually have health care, seek preventative care , our rural hospitals and clinics can actually function and stay open,” he said. Dan Feehan, Democratic candidate for Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District, speaks during a televised debate with Republican incumbent Rep. Jim Hagedorn Sunday …

COVID-19

Innovative strategies sustain children’s preventative care during pandemic | 11/2/2020

… telemedicine, according to new data presented today at the Children’s Hospital Association’s 2020 Annual Leadership Conference. Between March and May, COVID-19 forced the cancellation of 48% of primary care visits and 28.5% of immunizations … of the hurdles children and families have faced in receiving preventative care this year, we are heartened by the level of care we were able to bring to our communities,” said Thomas Lacy, MD, an …

ACA

1 Truth and 1 Misconception About How the Election Will Change Healthcare | MSN | 10/25/2020

… refusing to wear masks 1 Truth and 1 Misconception About How the Election Will Change Healthcare The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed in March 2010 with the goals of increasing health coverage, slowing the … allowed to be charged, and how many people seek treatment, preventative care, and routine checkups have a tremendous impact on both companies’ revenues and profits. Let’s take a look at what the impact of the …

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Beyond Policing: Investing in Offices of Neighborhood Safety | 10/15/2020

… parsimony can be found in the evolution of the practice of medicine, which has now come to emphasize holistic and preventative care. Instead of relying on surgical or other invasive interventions that cause long-term … mentorship with a structured curriculum rooted in the principles of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), a tool for helping people unlearn unhealthy behaviors. 28 In the context of violence interventions, CBT can help participants develop strategies …

Telehealth

Anna Ruth Reichenbach was active in many community organizations | 9/26/2020

… can allow people to distance themselves socially. In that sense, there’s a heighted risk of exposure to COVID-19.” How Telehealth Accelerated Post-Acute Digital Transformation By September 17, 2020 - Telehealth and interoperability solutions enable … to move forward, we try to engage more patients in preventative care.” TriHealth is leveraging multiple telehealth solutions to push forward the digital transformation including telemonitoring programs for various patient populations. By Geraint Williams 17 …

Patient Satisfaction

Anna Ruth Reichenbach was active in many community organizations | 9/26/2020

… amazing to see that transformation and how, as we continue to move forward, we try to engage more patients in preventative care.” TriHealth is leveraging multiple telehealth solutions to push forward the digital transformation including … has long been understood as the foundation of a high patient satisfaction score, but new evidence suggests these relationships can have greater impacts. A study in the Annals of Family Medicine has found that a …

Mental Health

Ballot item seeks to boost county’s mental health spending | 9/24/2020

… preventative care. As protests tapered off in August and September, the county Board of Supervisors opted for a middle-of-the-road approach: increasing funding for police alternatives, but not substantially decreasing law-enforcement spending. During September budget talks, the Board of Supervisors boosted funding for the Mobile Support Team (MST), a mental health crisis response team in the Department of Health Services founded in 2012, but left the budget …

Chronic Disease Management

Virtual Care Pharmacy Services Offered in Alberta Long-Term Care Facilities | Globe Newswire | 9/22/2020

… CloudMD’s virtual health platform, Livecare, to provide care to residents and assess the impact that virtual care can have on chronic disease management, particularly focused on residents with diabetes given its prevalence in the long … connectivity with residents and create more opportunities to provide timely, preventative care to those residents that need it the most.” CareRx selected Livecare for the project due to its user-friendly platform and customizable experience …

Medicaid

Community Health Centers Are Invaluable In The Fight Against The Coronavirus Pandemic | Forbes | 8/12/2020

… health disparities and supporting the health needs of underserved communities for over 55 years. By offering comprehensive, patient-centered, and preventative care, community health centers demonstrate why universal primary care is so important to better … center patients are uninsured and nearly half are covered by Medicaid. Supporting the capacity of health centers to care for patients in the near term will require adequate funding. Health centers have risen to the …

Medicare

Indy Health Insurance Company Seeking Investor Partners | PR Newswire | 7/22/2020

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. , July 22, This fall, Indy Health Insurance Company begins accepting patients for its debut Medicare-D plan, pending approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS). Indy Health is offering additional … outcomes when physicians and pharmacists collaborate in the delivery of preventative care and chronic disease management. Under Indy Health, pharmacies will pay no direct and indirect remuneration (DIR) fees – a “claw back” PBMs collect to …

CDC

CAPInnoVet Offers Tips to Ease Separation Anxiety for Pets Adopted During COVID-19 | PRWeb | 6/17/2020

CAPInnoVet Offers Tips to Ease Separation Anxiety for Pets Adopted During COVID-19 Share Article Advises, also, on preventative care to keep pets healthy and happy Pets adopted during the pandemic bask in the attention … and social distancing championed by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and other health organizations, pet adoptions in the U.S. have increased dramatically since COVID-19 hit our shores. The American Society for the Prevention …

Home Care

As Older Adults Are Increasingly Isolated, Advocates Call for Medicare Home Care Benefit - Home Health Care News | 6/4/2020

… received the Medicare home health benefit in 2018, according to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC). The idea of carving home care into Medicare is not new. Even before the coronavirus, home care advocates touted … helping seniors maintain independence at home,” Reddy said. “What is preventative care, and what is treatment? About 70% of older adults living in the community need personal assistance at some point, and that was pre …

Drexel University

Doctors And Dentists Say It’s Safe To Come Back For In-Person Preventive Care : Shots - Health News : NPR | 6/3/2020

preventative care that was postponed in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic. But still, patients wonder: Is it safe to go? Michael LeVasseur , a visiting assistant professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at Drexel University in Philadelphia, says a lot of his friends and family members have been asking him that question, along with other queries about the pandemic. So many questions, that he put together two YouTube videos to …

Food and Drug Administration

As U.S. Pulls Out Of WHO, Universal Health Coverage Also Takes A Hit | Forbes | 5/31/2020

… countries; the regulation of essential medicines and food safety, which is achieved through a partnership between the WHO and U.S. Food and Drug Administration; and the formation of the Global Hearts Initiative, which prevents and … health care services include many medical fields, from primary and preventative care to pediatrics, obstetrics, surgery and anesthesia . UHC has been a commitment of the WHO since it was woven into the WHO’s constitution in …

Digital Health

Former Amazon and Intel executive joins Electronic Caregiver to lead company’s advanced telehealth solutions | PR Newswire | 5/22/2020

… with powerful corporations like Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Intel, Mark Francis will join the Electronic Caregiver team as Chief Digital Health Integration Officer. Mark Francis joins Electronic Caregiver as Chief Digital Health Integration Officer … and to shift away from episodic care to predictive and preventative care. Mark deciding to be ‘all in’ is a testament to our team, our leadership, and our future.” About Electronic Caregiver Electronic Caregiver® has …

Population Health

(USA-OR-Portland) Population Health Clinical Coordinator | 12/4/2019

Providence Health & Services Population Health Clinical Coordinator in Portland , Oregon Description: Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Population Health Clinical Coordinator to our location in Portland, OR. We are seeking Population Health Clinical Coordinator to be responsible for coordinating multiple aspects of care for patients with preventative care needs, chronic diseases, and care opportunities within the Physician Enterprise. Daily work includes ordering laboratory tests or imaging exams per protocol …

Electronic Health Records

Primary care risk stratification in COPD using routinely collected data: a secondary data analysis | Nature | 12/4/2019

… clinical contacts with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients take place in primary care, presenting opportunity for proactive clinical management. Electronic health records could be used to risk stratify diagnosed patients in this setting, but … care, arguing instead for greater focus on the delivery of preventative care out of hospital, and concomitant shift in investment from secondary care to primary care and community services. 3 , 4 , 5 Although a sudden …

Clinical Data

Primary care risk stratification in COPD using routinely collected data: a secondary data analysis | Nature | 12/4/2019

… a need to move away from the traditional model of care, arguing instead for greater focus on the delivery of preventative care out of hospital, and concomitant shift in investment from secondary care to primary … sector. The case for more proactive use of routinely collected clinical data is compelling. Indeed, the recent NHS Long Term Plan cites numerous benefits for clinicians, patients and the health system that may be achievable …

Continuum of Care

(USA-ND-Bismarck) Registered Nurse (RN) Inpatient – Medical/Surgical | Sanford Health | 12/4/2019

… preventative care, health maintenance, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up as patients move along the continuum of care. Responsible for the planning and coordination of care, patient assessment, patient education, triage, and various other nursing interventions. Functions within the scope and standards of nursing practice as outlined in the Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules in state of practice and licensure. The Sanford Professional Nursing Practice recognizes the Scope and Standards …

Individual Health Insurance Market

MINNESOTA VIEWS: Four steps to taking control of rising health care costs | 12/3/2019

preventative care to medical crisis. Providing coverage for quality care at an affordable price also is a priority for employers to attract and retain workers in our historically tight labor market and to ensure their employees stay healthy and productive. Good public policy can make a difference. For example, the state’s reinsurance program that passed the Legislature in 2017 was a bipartisan measure that reduced premiums in the individual health …

Health Research

Macadamian Boosts Digital Health Capabilities, Launches New HealthConnect Platform as a Service on Microsoft Azure | PR Newswire | 12/2/2019

… environment. News provided by Macadamian Technologies Dec 02, 2019, 09:01 ET CHICAGO , Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – According to the PWC Health Research Institute , the transformation of healthcare is being driven by consumerization, personalization, and cost … it’s most convenient for them, second shifting from reactive to preventative care, and third improving diagnoses and clinical workflows to be more accurate, reliable, and faster.” - Frederic Boulanger , CEO Macadamian. Macadamian simplifies and streamlines the …

Digital Therapeutics

Macadamian Boosts Digital Health Capabilities, Launches New HealthConnect Platform as a Service on Microsoft Azure | PR Newswire | 12/2/2019

… consumerization, personalization, and cost reduction. Technology is playing a central role in this transformation and leading to the emergence of digital therapeutics and connected care markets that will reshape the life sciences industry. To succeed … it’s most convenient for them, second shifting from reactive to preventative care, and third improving diagnoses and clinical workflows to be more accurate, reliable, and faster.” - Frederic Boulanger , CEO Macadamian. Macadamian simplifies and streamlines the …

Mental Health Services

(USA-PA-Newfoundland) Program Specialist | 11/26/2019

… preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees. Click on the following link to see why we are a great place to work : http://benefits.devereux.org . Keywords: Youth Counselor, Direct Care Counselor, Case Manager, Residential Counselor, Mental …

Community Health

Tribes work to move forward with health care initiative | 11/25/2019

Community Health Aid Program in Montana. CHAP is a program to establish dental health, mental health and behavioral health aid technicians for tribal and Indian Health Services facilities. The bill established local area certification boards, which allows tribes to certify and license professionals to be able to provide patients with preventative care and the ability to refer patients to specialists for further care. Fort Belknap President Andy Werk Jr. said …

Health Insurance Marketplace

Delaware will fight to keep health care for state’s LGBTQ: Opinion | 11/22/2019

… preventative care. Premiums and policies could change for hundreds of thousands of people. The right to life will become conditional. We won’t let it happen here. Locally, Delaware’s Gender Identity Nondiscrimination Act outlaws any health insurance discrimination based on gender. We will continue to apply those nondiscrimination requirements to any health plans offered through our Health Insurance Marketplace as well as the Essential Health Benefits we require every health insurance …

Medication Adherence

CareCentra’s Artificial Intelligence Based Precision Nudging Improves Medication Adherence by 15% and Major Cardiovascular Events Scores by 37% | Benzinga | 11/19/2019

American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2019: CareCentra’s personalized nudging program significantly improved medication adherence in patients and kept them engaged throughout the course of a landmark study. New York, NY, November 19, 2019 –( PR.com )– CareCentra, an AI company shaping behaviors in chronic, acute, and preventative care settings, has been recognized in a landmark study presented by its partner, Intermountain Healthcare, at the 2019 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia …

Deloitte Healthcare

Deloitte Survey: How Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Changed Consumer Health Care Behavior? | PR Newswire | 8/13/2020

… privacy. Each of these factors has a significant influence on how consumers are feeling and interacting with the health system. Deloitte gained an understanding of current U.S. consumer behaviors and attitudes through its Deloitte Center … reduce uncertainty and enable more virtual, compassionate, equitable, predictive, and preventative care.” — David Betts , principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP About Deloitte Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world’s …

Consumer Interest in Patient Data Sharing Up After COVID-19 | Patient Engagement HIT | 8/13/2020

… more patients warm to patient data sharing with various healthcare stakeholders, including payers and health systems, according to a new Deloitte Insights report . This comes as more healthcare consumers respond to the COVID-19 pandemic … reduce uncertainty and enable more virtual, compassionate, equitable, predictive, and preventative care.” Tagged …

CVS

St. Vincent de Paul Clinic and CVS Health Launch COVID-19 Testing | PR Newswire | 6/9/2020

… June 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) today announced it has launched rapid COVID-19 testing, together with CVS Health, at the nonprofit’s Virginia G. Piper Medical & Dental Clinic for the uninsured. Licensed … Foundation Center for Family Wellness, which empowers patients to practice preventative care and offers them wellness education on diabetes management, healthy eating and exercise. In addition to offering testing together with several community partners across …

AstraZeneca spins up new partnership with Propeller Health to add smart features to its Symbicort inhaler | FierceBiotech | 5/27/2020

… Orion to expand its digital inhaler footprint in Europe “This is an important step in transforming the way people receive preventative care, enabling self-management from home and ensuring that providers have the bandwidth to … app. Since then, Propeller has added digital pharmacy services from CVS, Walmart, Kroger and Rite Aid. Together, those five providers represent more than half of the U.S. market for prescription drug sales …

CVS Health

St. Vincent de Paul Clinic and CVS Health Launch COVID-19 Testing | PR Newswire | 6/9/2020

… June 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) today announced it has launched rapid COVID-19 testing, together with CVS Health, at the nonprofit’s Virginia G. Piper Medical & Dental Clinic for the uninsured. Licensed … Foundation Center for Family Wellness, which empowers patients to practice preventative care and offers them wellness education on diabetes management, healthy eating and exercise. In addition to offering testing together with several community partners across …

Hims & Hers picks up new chief medical officer, 23andMe’s chief scientific officer steps back and more digital health hires and departures | MobiHealthNews | 7/11/2019

… Salgado as its new VP of enterprise health services. Salgado previously served in product innovation and sales leadership positions at CVS Health, but will now be leading Podimetrics’ efforts to win over private health plans … doing is so important. They are helping children get the preventative care they need when they need it, all while lowering healthcare costs so everyone can see what life has to offer.” Tags …

Walmart Health

AstraZeneca spins up new partnership with Propeller Health to add smart features to its Symbicort inhaler | FierceBiotech | 5/27/2020

… Orion to expand its digital inhaler footprint in Europe “This is an important step in transforming the way people receive preventative care, enabling self-management from home and ensuring that providers have the bandwidth to … Since then, Propeller has added digital pharmacy services from CVS, Walmart, Kroger and Rite Aid. Together, those five providers represent more than half of the U.S. market for prescription drug sales …

Premier launches Contigo Health to stem unnecessary care | Modern Healthcare | 11/12/2019

… Slotkin, Contigo Health’s chief medical officer and a neurosurgeon at Geisinger. “Between the work we have done, the extreme leadership Walmart is taking in this space and the potential embedded in the work Amazon (and … invasive treatments they do not need and not getting the preventative care they need,” Slotkin said. “This is leading to increasing costs and significant decreases in quality in many domains.” Many have tried to reverse …

AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca spins up new partnership with Propeller Health to add smart features to its Symbicort inhaler | FierceBiotech | 5/27/2020

With a new clearance from the FDA, smart inhaler developer Propeller Health is bringing its connected platform to AstraZeneca’s Symbicort to help digitize the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Using small … is an important step in transforming the way people receive preventative care, enabling self-management from home and ensuring that providers have the bandwidth to focus on high-risk patients,” Van Sickle added. Studies by …

Propeller Health Receives FDA Clearance to Connect Patients Using the Symbicort® Inhaler to its Digital Health Platform | Business Wire | 5/26/2020

AstraZeneca will give respiratory patients a tool to help manage their condition and increase their medication adherence, a critical factor in keeping people out of the hospital,” said David Van Sickle, co-founder and CEO of Propeller Health. “This is an important step in transforming the way people receive preventative care, enabling self-management from home and ensuring that providers have the bandwidth to focus on high-risk patients.” 1 …

Amarin

Amarin Reports First Quarter 2020 Financial Results and Provides Update on Operations | Globe Newswire | 4/30/2020

… Management to Host Conference Call at 7:30 a.m. ET Today DUBLIN, Ireland and BRIDGEWATER, N.J., April 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Amarin Corporation plc (NASDAQ: AMRN ), today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31 … highly cost effective with such analysis further suggesting that the preventative care solution demonstrated in REDUCE-IT holds the potential in most scenarios to save society money by preventing the high cost of cardiovascular events …

Amarin’s John Thero Awarded EY Entrepreneur of The Year® 2019 Life Sciences National Award | Globe Newswire | 11/18/2019

English Français Amarin’s John Thero Awarded EY Entrepreneur of The Year® 2019 Life Sciences National Award This National-Level Recognition Follows EY’s New Jersey Regional Entrepreneur of The Year® Award Earlier in 2019 and Reflects … progress made by Amarin’s dedicated employees in advancing cost-effective preventative care solutions for reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease, which is on the rise in the United States. Breakthroughs in preventative cardiovascular care are …

Amarin Corporation

Amarin Reports First Quarter 2020 Financial Results and Provides Update on Operations | Globe Newswire | 4/30/2020

… Management to Host Conference Call at 7:30 a.m. ET Today DUBLIN, Ireland and BRIDGEWATER, N.J., April 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Amarin Corporation plc (NASDAQ: AMRN ), today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31 … highly cost effective with such analysis further suggesting that the preventative care solution demonstrated in REDUCE-IT holds the potential in most scenarios to save society money by preventing the high cost of cardiovascular events …

Amarin’s John Thero Awarded EY Entrepreneur of The Year® 2019 Life Sciences National Award | Globe Newswire | 11/18/2019

… in 2019 and Reflects Amarin’s Tremendous Business Growth While Helping to Improve Patient Healthcare November 18, 2019 12:15 ET Source: Amarin Corporation plc DUBLIN, Ireland and BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Nov. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Amarin Corporation … progress made by Amarin’s dedicated employees in advancing cost-effective preventative care solutions for reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease, which is on the rise in the United States. Breakthroughs in preventative cardiovascular care are …

UnitedHealth

InHealth MD Alliance Hires Dr. Mark Leenay as CEO | Business Wire | 4/28/2020

… full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200428005295/en/ Dr. Mark Leenay (Photo: Business Wire) Headquartered in Orlando, IMA provides preventative care services, chronic disease management, and patient care coordination and case management. IMA has … Senior Vice President at Optum, the health services platform of UnitedHealth Group. In his final two years with Optum International in London, Dr. Leenay oversaw all clinical programs, including EAP, wellness and complex medical conditions …

Health Care Companies Join the Effort to End Homelessness. How Can They Maximize Investments? | 11/11/2019

Sarah Gillespie November 11, 2019 UnitedHealth is making news by funding housing and services for people experiencing homelessness. The company is betting that housing stability will also lead to a reduction in high-cost medical … require emergency care. Shifting from emergency services to primary and preventative care can also result in better outcomes for patients. But as UnitedHealth’s senior vice president for clinical redesign points out, this is still largely …

Equitas Health

Equitas Health Launches ‘We Are #Healthworthy’ for Pride Month | PR Newswire | 6/14/2019

COLUMBUS, Ohio In celebration of Pride Month, Equitas Health launches its “We Are Healthworthy” public awareness campaign, with a series of videos to be released on social media over the course of the month. The … negative experiences with healthcare providers, LGBTQ+ people delay primary and preventative care, and as a result, have poorer health outcomes. Due to stigma, many in the LGBTQ+ community struggle to maintain stable housing, income, insurance …

Equitas Health Earns Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike Designation | PR Newswire | 1/10/2018

Equitas Health Earns Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike Designation News provided by 13:05 ET Share this article COLUMBUS, Ohio , Jan. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Equitas Health announces it has achieved Federally Qualified Health Center … marginalized and vulnerable populations. Equitas Health provides complete primary and preventative care to anyone, including those who are uninsured and patients with commercial insurance, Medicaid or Medicare. Services include primary care, retail pharmacy, dental, behavioral …

Goldman Sachs

Edited Transcript of PFG earnings conference call or presentation 28-Apr-20 2:00pm GMT | Yahoo News | 5/3/2020

… Woods, Inc., Research Division - MD of Equity Research Suneet Laxman L. Kamath Citigroup Inc, Research Division - MD Taylor Alexander Scott Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division - Equity Analyst Presentation Operator [1] Good morning, and welcome … sure we get people back to kind of that normal preventative care because it’s right now not available to everybody who wants to have it. So we know that’s going to create some pent-up …

Cramer Remix: Owning Apple may get rocky, so hold on tight | Yahoo News | 5/23/2019

… onto this one, as we’ve done for my charitable trust,” the “Mad Money” host said Wednesday. Earlier that day, a Goldman Sachs analyst said that Apple’s earnings could tank almost 30% if China bans its … Idexx More Idexx Laboratories has room to grow in providing preventative care for pets, CEO Jonathan Ayers told CNBC Wednesday. The veterinary services company expects its diagnostics business will be bringing in $24 billion annually …

Mount Sinai Hospital

Boulder Smile Design Expands Their Team With Addition of New Pediatric Dentist, Dr. Jennifer Rubin, D.M.D. | PRWeb | 6/17/2020

… at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Hospital in New York City and then completed her residency in pediatric dentistry at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City as well. In addition to her range of … achieve these goals. Services are comprehensive and range from ongoing preventative care to emergency dentistry services. Patients of all ages count on the dental cleaning and checkup services to prevent cavities, avoid gum disease, and …

Hospitals losing millions of dollars per day in Covid-19 pandemic | CNBC | 5/6/2020

Medical workers wearing masks walk past a ‘Thank You’ sign outside of Mount Sinai Hospital amid the coronavirus pandemic on May 3, 2020 in New York City. Alexi Rosenfeld Getty Images When hospitals across the … bump in profits . As people delay elective surgeries and avoid preventative care during the pandemic, declines in spending have more than offset the added costs of paying for COVID-19 care. Worse yet, experts say …

Sanford Health

(USA-ND-Bismarck) Registered Nurse (RN) Inpatient – Medical/Surgical | Sanford Health | 12/4/2019

… appropriate age and population specific standards as designated in their assigned clinical setting. Cares for patients in all phases of preventative care, health maintenance, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up as patients move along the continuum … and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. About Sanford Health: At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest …

(USA-SD-Sioux Falls) RN Inpatient - Inpatient Rehab | 11/26/2019

Sanford Health RN Inpatient - Inpatient Rehab in Sioux Falls , South Dakota Job Title: RN Inpatient Inpatient Rehab Sioux Falls City: Sioux Falls Department : Inpatient Rehab - Ancillary - Sioux Falls Job Schedule: Part Time Hours Per Shift … assigned clinical setting. Cares for patients in all phases of preventative care, health maintenance, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up as patients move along the continuum of care. Responsible for the planning and coordination of care …

Intermountain Healthcare

CareCentra’s Artificial Intelligence Based Precision Nudging Improves Medication Adherence by 15% and Major Cardiovascular Events Scores by 37% | Benzinga | 11/19/2019

American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2019: CareCentra’s personalized nudging program significantly improved medication adherence in patients and kept them engaged throughout the course of a landmark study. New York, NY, November 19, 2019 –( PR.com )– CareCentra, an AI company shaping behaviors in chronic, acute, and preventative care settings, has been recognized in a landmark study presented by its partner, Intermountain Healthcare, at the 2019 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia …

CareCentra’s Artificial Intelligence Based Precision Nudging Improves Medication Adherence by 15% and Major Cardiovascular Events Scores by 37% | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 11/19/2019

New York, NY, November 19, 2019 –( PR.com )– CareCentra, an AI company shaping behaviors in chronic, acute, and preventative care settings, has been recognized in a landmark study presented by its partner, Intermountain Healthcare, at the 2019 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia on October 17. Results from the randomized control trial, ENCOURAGE, spotlighted the effectiveness of CareCentra’s AI-driven behavior shaping solution in improving adherence in patients with cardiovascular …

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Trump’s physician downplays concerns over surprise visit | CBS News | 11/19/2019

… Albert November 18, 2019 / 10:34 PM / CBS News President Donald Trump’s physician said Monday that the president’s surprise visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Saturday was not a sign of ill health … routine, planned interim checkup as part of the regular, primary preventative care he receives throughout the year,” Dr. Sean P. Conley wrote in a memorandum. “Due to scheduling uncertainties, the trip was kept off the …

The White House shifts description of Trump’s visit to Walter Reed - CNNPolitics | 11/19/2019

… offered shifting descriptions of President Donald Trump’s medical exam in the days since he made an unscheduled Saturday visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Trump and White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham initially … routine, planned interim checkup as part of the regular, primary preventative care he receives throughout the year.” Despite speculation otherwise, he said Trump “has not had any chest pain, nor was he evaluated or treated …

Northwell Health

[Podcast] Patient-centric care: does the doctor know best? | 11/12/2019

… job to bring the patient voice into everything they do. Third, we have Sven Gierlinger, the Chief Experience Officer at Northwell Health, the largest healthcare company and employer in New York. It’s his responsibility to … approaches. The second needed change concerns health economics associated with preventative care. I know of a particularly large and ongoing study that’s testing to see whether investing in personalized participatory proactive care can reduce healthcare …

10 CEOs Transforming Healthcare In America | Forbes | 4/5/2019

… preventative care. Getting patients primary care is fundamental to providing access to essential preventative care, which keeps them out of the hospital and emergency rooms — the most expensive kind of care. To the extent we can do that, the patient is going to get access to affordable, quality care.” Northwell Health was selected for creating a model of significant growth from two hospitals to 23, with $12 billion in revenue …

Kaiser Permanente

Bernard Tyson carried his influence to the national health care stage | The Business Journals | 11/11/2019

Staff Reporter, San Francisco Business Times Nov 10, 2019, 6:36pm PST After becoming CEO of Kaiser Permanente in 2013, Bernard Tyson built a national profile in health care, and his influence was especially acute in … a strong supporter of the ACA, lauding its emphasis on preventative care and technology, and the company participates in the California health exchange. Click here to read a column he wrote for Time in 2017 …

Obamacare’s dividing lines in Greater Washington | The Business Journals | 11/3/2017

… saving. “We’ve been a big proponent of not replacing but improving what we have today,” said Kim Horn, president of Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States, which lives on both sides of the debate … they were able to save in efficiencies — helping patients get preventative care and avoid an inpatient admission or readmission — they got to keep. As of September, the Maryland Hospital Association estimated the state’s hospitals saved …

RWJBarnabas Health

CoverNJ Coalition Launches Statewide Effort to Promote Health Insurance Open Enrollment Nov. 1- Dec. 15 | PR Newswire | 10/30/2017

… preventative care and the other essential health benefits that insurance provides. The Coalition announced its effort today during an outreach event hosted by RWJBarnabas Health at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, with coalition members, community representatives and U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-6). “In response to the recent federal cuts to ACA funding and outreach, groups from all across the state have come together to ensure New Jerseyans have the …

CoverNJ Coalition Launches Statewide Effort to Promote Health Insurance Open Enrollment Nov. 1- | PR Newswire | 10/30/2017

… preventative care and the other essential health benefits that insurance provides. The Coalition announced its effort today during an outreach event hosted by RWJBarnabas Health at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, with coalition members, community representatives and U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-6). “In response to the recent federal cuts to ACA funding and outreach, groups from all across the state have come together to ensure New Jerseyans have the …

WellCare Health

InHealth MD Alliance Hires Dr. Mark Leenay as CEO | Business Wire | 4/28/2020

… full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200428005295/en/ Dr. Mark Leenay (Photo: Business Wire) Headquartered in Orlando, IMA provides preventative care services, chronic disease management, and patient care coordination and case management. IMA has … the recruitment of additional physicians.” Dr. Leenay joins IMA from WellCare Health Plans, which earlier this year was acquired by Centene Corporation in a $17 billion transaction. In his role as Chief Medical Officer, Executive …

Harmony Health Plan Selected to Participate in the Statewide Illinois Managed Care Medicaid Program | PR Newswire | 10/20/2017

… Oct 19, 2017, 17:00 CHICAGO and Tampa, Fla. , Oct.19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Harmony Health Plan, Inc. (“Harmony”), a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), announced today it signed a contract with the Illinois … coordinated care model. This care model is designed to improve preventative care and reduce preventable trips to an emergency room. “Harmony is proud to have served Illinois families and individuals for 20 years in partnership …

Aetna

Dr. Kevin Most: New Age of Health Companies? | 11/18/2019

Aetna HealthHub CVS is in their final stages of merging with Aetna insurance and their plans are a bit different. They certainly have the focus with their 1,000 Minute clinics in CVS stores, this will continue but now they have decided to expand outside of the acute care and into managing chronic conditions as well as preventative care with their new HealthHUB stores. 80% of the US population live within …

Bridges Health Partners, Aetna form managed care partnership in western Pennsylvania | FierceHealthcare | 7/10/2019

Bridges Health Partners (BHP) and Aetna have entered into an accountable care agreement for Aetna’s Medicare Advantage (MA) members. The partnership aims to improve the coordination, clinical performance and cost of care for more than … the needs of Aetna’s MA members through early intervention and preventative care education. Also, the team provides patient-centered care that increases access to medical services while reducing costs. And finally, the team ensures cooperation …

Health Net

Cerner Partnership to Boost Care Access for Senior Patients | EHR Intelligence | 8/19/2019

… work in innovating healthcare delivery. The corporation recently partnered with Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) to develop the Cerner Learning Health Network, which will help clinicians more easily use EHR data insights to guide better … thrilled to work alongside Cerner to bring the latest in preventative care and overall wellness offerings.” Tagged …

Text messaging support for patients with diabetes or coronary artery disease (SupportMe): protocol for a pragmatic randomised controlled trial | BMJ | 6/20/2019

… programme will be advertised to hospital clinicians via internal hospital communication pathways and to GPs through the Western Sydney Primary Health Network (which supports GPs). We will provide a variety of referral options including traditional … these disorders would be highly desirable. For these individuals, better preventative care and fostering of self-management will decrease the need for access to tertiary services and hospitalisation. Provision of text message programmes at the …

Cigna

Where is the payer-provider relationship headed? 17 healthcare execs weigh in | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/28/2019

… their lives easier. The patients win. And you win.” Eva Borden, senior managing director of behavioral and medical solutions at Cigna: “How do we help providers partner across the medical neighborhoods that they interact in … are beyond your traditional payer-provider [relationship], where you support preventative care, your mammograms, your diabetes management. We work with providers who maybe haven’t done some of the community integration and some of the quality …

Best Dental Insurance: Affordable Plans in 2019 | 6/7/2019

… Dental Plans Plan options for United Healthcare customers include the following: Essential Dental: This affordable plan provides 80% coverage for preventative care services from day one. You’ll also get 50% coverage for basic services after … choice for anyone interested in dental discount plans. Learn More Cigna Dental Savings Review Cigna provides dental discount programs as an alternative to traditional dental insurance. These programs save you an average of 31% off …

Bernie Sanders

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says essential workers ‘keep the lights on in our society’ | Yahoo News | 5/20/2020

… are also rooted in the socioeconomic barriers some people earning a lower income face when attempting to gain access to preventative care and pay for prescriptions. As an ardent supporter of Medicare for All, the … 2020 campaign trail, as a cornerstone policy of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders ’ campaign. Ocasio-Cortez backed Sanders in the primary, and like Sanders, says she politically identifies as a Democratic Socialist. While Ocasio-Cortez acknowledges …

Charlie Baker

Gov. Baker Expected to Unveil Reopening Plan | U.S. News & World Report | 5/18/2020

People demonstrate against state restrictions imposed over concern about COVID-19 near the residence of Gov. Charlie Baker, Saturday, May 16, 2020, in Swampscott, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) The Associated Press By STEVE LeBLANC … community health centers will be allowed to provide high-priority preventative care, pediatric care and treatment for high risk patients and conditions. Some recreation will also be allowed to restart May 25, including parks, drive …

Jimmy Kimmel

How Beyoncé, Kris Jenner and More Are Giving Back Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic | MSN | 4/24/2020

… COVID-19. Meanwhile, last month, Westworld star Jeffrey Wright recruited a slew of celebrities, including Daniel Craig, Michelle Williams and Jimmy Kimmel, to participate in a video for his Brooklyn for Life! initiative. The actor … Elton John AIDS Foundation, to help frontline partners continue HIV preventative care and treatment in marginalizes communities around the world. “For almost 30 years, my foundation has prioritized the most vulnerable people to HIV to …

Donald Trump

Delaware will fight to keep health care for state’s LGBTQ: Opinion | 11/22/2019

… critical care at a religiously-affiliated hospital emergency room. A person’s sexuality could impact their ability to receive even routine, preventative care. Premiums and policies could change for hundreds of thousands of people. The right … Fullscreen President-elect settles, then tweets. That $25M payout on Donald Trump’s fraud cases? Distract everybody from it with a few tweets, usat.ly/2fC9NsU USA TODAY Fullscreen The cartoonist’s homepage, clarionledger.com/opinion Marshall Ramsey, The …

Trevor Noah

‘Was this a physical or a kitchen remodel?’: Trump mocked for his multi-phase health checkup - StamfordAdvocate | 11/19/2019

The questions came pouring out of Trevor Noah on Monday night as the Comedy Central host struggled to make sense of President Donald Trump’s mysterious weekend hospital visit, an unscheduled trip that has since renewed … a routine, planned interim checkup as part of regular, primary preventative care.” But the official memo, which was shared shortly before 10 p.m. Monday, did little to silence the various theories about the 73-year …

John Thero

Amarin’s John Thero Awarded EY Entrepreneur of The Year® 2019 Life Sciences National Award | Globe Newswire | 11/18/2019

English Français Amarin’s John Thero Awarded EY Entrepreneur of The Year® 2019 Life Sciences National Award This National-Level Recognition Follows EY’s New Jersey Regional Entrepreneur of The Year® Award Earlier in 2019 and Reflects … progress made by Amarin’s dedicated employees in advancing cost-effective preventative care solutions for reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease, which is on the rise in the United States. Breakthroughs in preventative cardiovascular care are …

Bill Hardy

Equitas Health Launches ‘We Are #Healthworthy’ for Pride Month | PR Newswire | 6/14/2019

… equitashealth.com. “’ Healthworthy’ is where Pride and who we are as a healthcare agency serving the LGBTQ+ community intersect,” said CEO Bill Hardy . “There are many ways to celebrate being proud of one’s self as an … negative experiences with healthcare providers, LGBTQ+ people delay primary and preventative care, and as a result, have poorer health outcomes. Due to stigma, many in the LGBTQ+ community struggle to maintain stable housing, income, insurance …

Malcolm Wilkinson

Healthureum: Blockchain And Healthcare Combined Seamlessly, Token Generation Event Begins Soon | PR Newswire | 12/30/2017

… preventative care and productivity. For this issue, Healthureum’s blockchain based solution offers a solution. Technology-driven healthcare will benefit all stakeholders and patients with improved access to expertise and services while reducing costs, resources, infrastructure and operational requirements in the process. Forbes.com and CTO Malcolm Wilkinson confirmed that: “In 2015, a record 112 million healthcare record data breaches occurred due to IT hacks. Now imagine how the use of an …

Carl O'Donnell

Exclusive: CVS eyes major expansion of health clinics with Aetna deal - sources | 12/1/2017

… December 1, 2017 / 7:42 PM / a day ago Exclusive: CVS eyes major expansion of health clinics with Aetna deal - sources Carl O’Donnell , Bill Berkrot , Caroline Humer 5 Min Read NEW YORK (Reuters) - CVS Health Corp … chain’s 9,700 brick-and-mortar outlets to improve access to preventative care and cut back on some emergency room visits for Aetna’s roughly 23 million members with medical coverage, these people said. The full benefits …

Caroline Humer

Exclusive: CVS eyes major expansion of health clinics with Aetna deal - sources | 12/1/2017

… PM / a day ago Exclusive: CVS eyes major expansion of health clinics with Aetna deal - sources Carl O’Donnell , Bill Berkrot , Caroline Humer 5 Min Read NEW YORK (Reuters) - CVS Health Corp ( CVS.N ) is planning to … chain’s 9,700 brick-and-mortar outlets to improve access to preventative care and cut back on some emergency room visits for Aetna’s roughly 23 million members with medical coverage, these people said. The full benefits …

Abdul Malik

PHCC Concludes 3rd International Primary Care Conference With a Look into the Future | PR Newswire | 11/20/2017

… far Over 240 clinic and consultation rooms provided 8529 patients served daily 1,250 225 registered patients Over 6000 staff Dr Abdul Malik reaffirmed that in order to continue this successful journey, there will be a … will focus on delivering health outcomes, advocating health promotion and preventative care and continuing to place a great emphasize on primary care as the first step to healthcare. Our direction will be result focused with …

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Doctors And Dentists Say It’s Safe To Come Back For In-Person Preventive Care : Shots - Health News : NPR | 6/3/2020

preventative care that was postponed in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic. But still, patients wonder: Is it safe to go? Michael LeVasseur , a visiting assistant professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at Drexel University in Philadelphia, says a lot of his friends and family members have been asking him that question, along with other queries about the pandemic. So many questions, that he put together two YouTube videos to …

State of Massachusetts

Baker announces businesses that can resume operating under Phase 1 of state’s reopening plan, issues ‘safer-at-home’ advisory – Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News | 5/20/2020

… and places of worship have been given the green light to immediately reopen with strong restrictions under Phase 1 of Massachusetts’ four-phased plan to a “New Normal,” Gov. Charlie Baker announced Monday. Baker also … have also been permitted to immediately resume providing high priority preventative care, pediatric care, and treatment for high-risk patients, according to Baker. Essential businesses that have been open since the start of the coronavirus …

New York, New York

PPGNY Action Fund Congratulates Joe Biden & Kamala Harris on Their Historic Presidential Win | 11/8/2020

… NEW YORK , Nov. 8, 2020 / PRNewswire / ‚Äî Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Action Fund (PPGNY Action Fund) congratulates President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their historic win. President-elect Biden has committed to supporting access to sexual and reproductive health care, including access to birth control, preventative care, and abortion. Throughout her career, Vice President-elect Harris has been a steadfast champion for reproductive …

State of New York

PPGNY Action Fund Congratulates Joe Biden & Kamala Harris on Their Historic Presidential Win | 11/8/2020

… NEW YORK , Nov. 8, 2020 / PRNewswire / ‚Äî Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Action Fund (PPGNY Action Fund) congratulates President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their historic win. President-elect Biden has committed to supporting access to sexual and reproductive health care, including access to birth control, preventative care, and abortion. Throughout her career, Vice President-elect Harris has been a steadfast champion for reproductive …

York, Pennsylvania

PPGNY Action Fund Congratulates Joe Biden & Kamala Harris on Their Historic Presidential Win | 11/8/2020

… YORK , Nov. 8, 2020 / PRNewswire / ‚Äî Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Action Fund (PPGNY Action Fund) congratulates President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their historic win. President-elect Biden has committed to supporting access to sexual and reproductive health care, including access to birth control, preventative care, and abortion. Throughout her career, Vice President-elect Harris has been a steadfast champion for reproductive rights …

State of California

Bars are open, but masks are required? Shifting coronavirus rules stir confusion | LA Times | 6/20/2020

preventative care out of coronavirus fears. In March, officials ordered widespread shutdowns in part because scientists didn’t fully understand how the coronavirus was spreading, so they were forced to halt as much contact between people as possible. The decisions led to a total disruption of daily life as well as record-high unemployment levels. The strategy California officials have now adopted is to resume daily life, but with precautions based …

Boston, Massachusetts

Baker-Polito Administration Releases Phased Reopening Plan | 5/21/2020

… 18, essential businesses, manufacturing, and construction were allowed to operate. Beginning on May 25, lab space, office space (except in Boston), limited personal services—hair salons, pet grooming, and car washes—and retail with remote … centers were also permitted “upon attestation” to “provide high priority preventative care, pediatric care and treatment for high risk patients and conditions,” and on May 25, additional health care providers will be permitted to do …

State of Texas

Pets and fireworks: dealing with summer stress | 6/26/2020

… the director of behavior services at Humane Animal Rescue, has a dog with an extreme storm phobia. “I came from Texas and we use to have big firework shows that weren’t far from our house … in. In Pittsburgh, however, it’s not as easy to offer preventative care for pets disturbed by loud noises. While storm tracking can be done, setting off fireworks in city limits has become a trend. “ In …

Ogden, Utah

How Ogden Medicare Health Plans can Save You Time, Stress, and Money. | 6/9/2020

How Ogden Medicare Health Plans can Save You Time, Stress, and Money. Our Ogden Medicare Health Plans Diaries Table of Contents Our Ogden Medicare Diaries Nonetheless, exceptions can be created emergency treatment. One more quality of an EPO strategy is that you may be called for to pick a main care physician (PCP) a general professional that will offer preventative care as well as likewise treat you for small diseases …

Los Angeles, California

Bars are open, but masks are required? Shifting coronavirus rules stir confusion | LA Times | 6/20/2020

… exam during the COVID-19 pandemic? It is different, but safe and vitally needed, given how many people are avoiding preventative care out of coronavirus fears. In March, officials ordered widespread shutdowns in part because … overwhelm hospitals. Advertisement Barbara Ferrer, director of public health for Los Angeles County, said Friday that case counts have remained fairly stable recently, despite large protests and businesses reopening. “We need to be particularly careful …

State of Illinois

Systemic Racism Leads to Mistrust of Doctors | 6/22/2020

Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, says black patients often lack preventative care. “We see this across all aspects in the entire process,” she says. And then if you do either contract or experience some of these conditions like hypertension or cancer, the delay in even seeking treatment really happens because of mistrust in the medical institution.” Smith says black patients are more likely to delay going to the doctor until conditions …

State of Virginia

CAPInnoVet Offers Tips to Ease Separation Anxiety for Pets Adopted During COVID-19 | PRWeb | 6/17/2020

CAPInnoVet Offers Tips to Ease Separation Anxiety for Pets Adopted During COVID-19 Share Article Advises, also, on preventative care to keep pets healthy and happy Pets adopted during the pandemic bask in the attention … Pet” to the family during the crisis. Dr. Leigh Hofmeister, Virginia veterinarian and author of the blog My Vet and Me ®, acknowledges the emotional link between people and their pets, and notes that this may …

State of Michigan

Thoughts on Healthcare from Retired Michigan Educators | 6/7/2020

… Michigan, and there was a general consensus of the fact that healthcare in this country only works well for wealthy people who don’t have to worry about the costs associated with it – ranging from paying for preventative care, comprehensive insurance, and prescriptions. The sentiment of “there is too much money being charged” was echoed several times, with iterations that attributed it to insurance companies, or different people with their “fingers …

State of Colorado

Client Service Coordinator - 005109 | 6/22/2020

… Service Coordinator - 005109’,’005005KI’,’’,’Hospital Support’,’Hospital Paraprofessional Staff’,’Hospital Paraprofessional Staff’,’Full-time regular’,’Regular’,’Full-time regular’,’No’,’Colorado-Arvada-005109 Arvada Co’,’15530 W 64th Ave’,’Ste K’,’Arvada’,’80007’,’! !Client Service … about their pet’s health. Educate clients about Optimum Wellness Plans, preventative care, pet health needs and hospital services Assist incoming clients by completing the required documentation, entering all pet information and history in the computer …

State of Georgia

Health What experts say about visiting the doctor, dentist amid coronavirus – Atlanta Journal Constitution | 6/4/2020

Admin Health As dentists and doctors offices begin to open for routine, preventative care appointments in Georgia and around the country, some may be concerned about how safe it is for a visit. If you’re one of those people in need of a physical or teeth cleaning, experts have shared some advice on what to do with NPR. » Complete Coverage: Coronavirus in Georgia Aimee Palumbo, an epidemiologist at Temple University …

Chicago, Illinois

College of DuPage Nursing Alumna Awarded Schweitzer Fellowship to Educate Chicago’s Polish Community on Preventative Care in Reproductive Health | 6/25/2020

Glen Ellyn, Ill., College of DuPage 2019 Nursing alumna Julia Walczak recently was awarded the prestigious Albert Schweitzer Fellowship for her proposal to initiate cervical cancer and HPV prevention education classes for Polish women in Chicago through the HPV Advisory Council. Named in honor of famed humanitarian and Nobel Laureate Albert Schweitzer and administrated by the Health & Medicine Policy Research Group, the fellowship program encourages students to become lifelong leaders …

State of Washington

FCC approves 11th set of COVID-19 telehealth program applications | News | fox10tv.com | 6/17/2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau today approved an additional 62 funding applications for the COVID-19 Telehealth Program. Health care providers in both urban and rural areas of the country will … and licenses to enable its four rural clinics to provide preventative care, primary care, and behavioral healthcare to patients using telehealth in a variety of care settings to prevent the spread of COVID-19. • Community …

State of Oklahoma

State Question 802: Voting on Medicaid expansion during a pandemic | 6/24/2020

553 SHARE The sun shines over St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City on June 22, 2020. (Andrea DenHoed) Support Journalism Say you are a single adult with one child working a minimum-wage job in … without affordable insurance options. Thus, they remain uninsured, often avoid preventative care and are commonly saddled with a sudden debt when they do get sick. According to the latest numbers released by the U.S. Census …

State of Pennsylvania

FCC approves 11th set of COVID-19 telehealth program applications | News | fox10tv.com | 6/17/2020

… Colorado, was awarded $141,465 for telemedicine carts and videoconferencing equipment and licenses to enable its four rural clinics to provide preventative care, primary care, and behavioral healthcare to patients using telehealth in a variety of … use disorder assessments, and other problems. • Covenant Health Alliance of Pennsylvania, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, was awarded $362,550 for telemedicine carts, tablets, laptop computers, and a telehealth platform to reduce exposing high-risk senior patients to …

State of Ohio

DeWine Says Hospitals Are Safe For People To Seek Care | 6/17/2020

As doctors around the country have expressed concerns that people are avoiding hospitals due to the pandemic, Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) is urging Ohioans to continue seeking care for other ailments outside of the coronavirus. Listen / 0:57 DeWine says it is essential for people to get treated for health issues, for check-ups, and preventative care. Cleveland Clinic CEO and president Dr. Tom Mihaljevic says there have been large …

Miami, Florida

FCC approves 11th set of COVID-19 telehealth program applications | News | fox10tv.com | 6/17/2020

… with specially designed carts that connect critical care physicians remotely to patients without risking further virus spread. • Baptist Hospital of Miami, in Miami, Florida, was awarded $1,000,000 for telemedicine carts, videoconferencing equipment and software licenses … and licenses to enable its four rural clinics to provide preventative care, primary care, and behavioral healthcare to patients using telehealth in a variety of care settings to prevent the spread of COVID-19. • Community …

Atlanta, Georgia

Georgia 2020: Where 6th District Republican candidates stand on the issues | 5/28/2020

… Georgia’s 6th Congressional District will be one of the most closely watched U.S. House races in the country. The metro Atlanta district has seen two close elections in the past three years. Republican Karen Handel … the Affordable Care Act. I would replace it with the Preventative Care Act, which gives medical doctors the latitude of documenting key findings while implementing more nutritional knowledge for healing, and giving people the option …

Seattle, Washington

Amazon Is Really Interested in the Blood of Covid-19 Patients | Medium | 6/4/2020

… risk of infection to their workers and customers. The first U.S. case of Covid-19 had just been detected in Seattle, where Amazon’s headquarters is located, at the end of January. “I talked with them … if plasma donated from Covid-19 survivors can provide effective preventative care for frontline health care workers and those at high risk of poor outcomes from the disease,” Amazon said in an April 23 blog …

State of Florida

FCC approves 11th set of COVID-19 telehealth program applications | News | fox10tv.com | 6/17/2020

… carts that connect critical care physicians remotely to patients without risking further virus spread. • Baptist Hospital of Miami, in Miami, Florida, was awarded $1,000,000 for telemedicine carts, videoconferencing equipment and software licenses, and tablets to … and licenses to enable its four rural clinics to provide preventative care, primary care, and behavioral healthcare to patients using telehealth in a variety of care settings to prevent the spread of COVID-19. • Community …

State of Wisconsin

Nurse Practitioner Primary Care - PRN Float Wisconsin - (West Allis, Wisconsin, United States) | 6/8/2020

Search Nurse Practitioner Primary Care - PRN Float Wisconsin Apply Job ID 17170 Date posted Apr. 02, 2020 Location West Allis, Wisconsin Full Time / Part Time Part time (PT) Quad/Graphics Nearly thirty years ago, QuadMed … Other important aspects of our healthcare model is focusing on preventative care, population health, wellness initiatives, and developing a PCMH for our patients. We are continuously innovating and investing in new programs, services and technologies …