Feds to allow HIV-positive people to fill public health roles

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Healthcare organizations are finding new uses for virtual health technology

The virtual health revolution has prevailed over the past few years, particularly fueled by generation-changing events such as the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, more than ever, healthcare leaders, organizations and policymakers are seeing the value of virtual health, both in terms of convenience and patient experience, and in terms of the cost savings that virtual healthcare … Read more

Healthcare organizations are finding new uses for virtual health technology

The virtual health revolution has prevailed over the past few years, particularly fueled by generation-changing events such as the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, more than ever, healthcare leaders, organizations and policymakers are seeing the value of virtual health, both in terms of convenience and patient experience, and in terms of the cost savings that virtual healthcare … Read more

JP Morgan is betting big on the future of healthcare

JP Morgan is a cornerstone financial institution with investments and interests in all sectors around the world. In healthcare, the company made headlines just a few years ago with its innovative partnership with Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway to launch Haven, a joint venture to optimize healthcare costs and the patient care experience. Renowned surgeon and … Read more

Health technology enables millions to ‘age in place’

“Aging in place” refers to individuals who age in their own homes rather than moving into nursing homes or other types of care facilities. This is certainly not new, conceptually—for centuries, many cultures around the world have celebrated the retirement of the elderly and happily embraced the practice of elder care. What is relatively new, … Read more

Health technology enables millions to ‘age in place’

“Aging in place” refers to individuals who age in their own homes rather than moving into nursing homes or other types of care facilities. This is certainly not new, conceptually—for centuries, many cultures around the world have celebrated the retirement of the elderly and happily embraced the practice of elder care. What is relatively new, … Read more

Biden’s bill to help millions avoid higher health care costs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of people in the United States will be spared large increases in health care costs next year after President Joe Biden signed legislation extending generous subsidies to those who buy plans through the federal and state marketplaces. The sweeping climate, tax and health care bill sets aside $70 billion over the … Read more

President Biden tests positive for COVID, has mild symptoms

(NewsNation) — President Joe Biden has tested positive for COVID-19, the White House announced Thursday morning. Biden, 79, is fully vaccinated, twice boosted and experiencing very mild symptoms, press secretary Karin Jean-Pierre said in a statement. A letter from Biden’s doctor, Kevin S. O’Connor, said Biden has been experiencing runny nose and fatigue with an … Read more

Texas sues health secretary over emergency abortion guidelines

(AP) – The state of Texas sued the federal government Thursday after the Biden administration said federal rules require hospitals to perform abortions if the procedure is necessary to save the mother’s life, even in cases where state laws mostly prohibit the procedure. The lawsuit, which names the Department of Health and Human Services and … Read more

Texas sues health secretary over emergency abortion guidelines

(AP) – The state of Texas sued the federal government Thursday after the Biden administration said federal rules require hospitals to perform abortions if the procedure is necessary to save the mother’s life, even in cases where state laws mostly prohibit the procedure. The lawsuit, which names the Department of Health and Human Services and … Read more