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Video run time is 1 hour. ... Great Advancements in Medicine Call for Great Responsibility — Here's Why ... In this One Day University lecture, bioethecist Jacob Appel explains why scientific feats... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - April 10, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Houston foundation makes $25M donation to UTHealth, part of $500M goal
The donation, which will go toward general mental health research and patient care, is part of UTHealth's largest philanthropic effort in its history. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 10, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Laura Gillespie Source Type: news

Headed to the game? Here's a look at the Covid protocols for Giants, Warriors, A's fans
The Giants, whose home opener is Friday afternoon, will require a negative Covid test from fans within 72 hours of game time. Meanwhile, the Warriors, who will open to fans for the final nine regular-season home games of this season, will send ticket buyers an at-home test. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 10, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Giants' home opener a reminder it's baseball season — and still a pandemic
Baseball, hot dogs and Cracker Jack — and reminders that the Covid-19 pandemic continues. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Women of Influence 2021: Kathy McAleer, Zoom+Care
Kathy McAleer is chief operating officer with Zoom+Care. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Denise Szott Source Type: news

U.S. warns Iran it won ’t lift all Trump-era sanctions to return to nuclear deal
Indirect talks between the United States and Iran on restoring the 2015 deal are expected to resume next week. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Demand for Covid vaccine among seniors lags in rural Oregon counties
Public health officials are strategizing ways to boost demand and make it as easy to get vaccinated as it is to buy a lottery ticket. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Opinion: Behavioral health professionals are key to addressing crisis
The response to mental health crises should be with trained caregivers and not law enforcement officers, Kailey Fiedler-Gohlke and Kim Rettig write. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Kailey Fiedler-Gohlke and Kim Rettig Source Type: news

Giants' home opener a reminder it's baseball season — and still a pandemic
Baseball, hot dogs and Cracker Jack — and reminders that the Covid-19 pandemic continues. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Six companies picked to take part in Ohio's Medicaid overhaul
The Ohio Department of Medicaid announced procurement awards Friday for the six managed care organizations (MCOs) that will implement the vision for its next-generation $20 billion program. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Jacob Fisher Source Type: news

Meet the S.F. startup building plastic-based robotic aids meant to enhance human performance
Robots were typically made from metal and electromechanical systems. San Francisco's Roam is charting a new path using plastic and air. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

It ’s safe to stay at the YMCA of Columbia-Willamette
How a valued resource remained that way during the most trying of times. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Alanna Madden Source Type: news

Microsoft to open public vaccination clinic on its Redmond campus
Microsoft said it ’s fronting the costs for the vaccination site, and those getting shots won’t have to pay. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Tony Lystra Source Type: news

Former Trump official Adam Boehler launches Rubicon Founders
In 2019, Adam Boehler was tapped by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the Senate to be the first CEO of U.S. International Development Finance Corporation, the federal government's $60 billion international investment arm. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Trump officials celebrated efforts to change CDC reports on coronavirus, emails show
Political appointees also tried to blunt scientific findings they deemed unfavorable to Trump, according to new documents from House probe. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dan Diamond Source Type: news

Indiana AG launches probe into Big Tech giants over "censoring" of conservative content as red states get tired of waiting for Congress to do something
(Natural News) Former President Donald Trump regularly cajoled Congress to take up the issue of Big Tech censorship of right-leaning and conservative content, only to see a few lawmakers — Republicans all — pick up the gauntlet and demand that Section 230 be repealed so the platforms could be treated like publishers. But because Big... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Despite Virus Pushback, Legislators Confirm Health Secretary Romero
Arkansas' top health official was confirmed by the state Senate despite pushback from some Republican lawmakers over the state's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Fraud's New Currency: Gift Cards as Payment
Gift cards used as payment scams have cost U.S. consumers $245 million since 2018, according to the Federal Trade Commission. ... To gauge awareness and incidence of gift card payment scams, AARP s... (Source: AARP.org Policy and Research)
Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Landlords court a new breed of retail medical clinic
Health care is looking more attractive amid a retail overhaul (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

'Matt Gaetz needs to resign,' says GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger
Gaetz is scheduled to address Women for America First, a pro-Trump group, in Florida on Friday night. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The current state of mental health benefits
Employers are asking benefit consultants for the best plans to provide their employees with mental health coverage (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ahalya Srikant Source Type: news

Change of venue: How Covid is shifting care from the clinic to the home
Most experts agree the industry is transitioning toward a virtual care model, going from medical clinics and hospitals straight into people ’s living rooms, bedrooms and possibly even their toilets. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

Private equity firm acquires franchisor of in-home senior care Home Helpers
One of the nation ’s largest franchisors of in-home senior care is now under new ownership. H.H. Franchising Systems Inc., which operates Home Helpers Home Care, has been acquired by RiverGlade Capital, a Chicago-based private equity firm that invests in health care companies, officials said Thursday. Terms were not disclosed, but Emma Dickison, Home Helpers Home Care CEO and president, told me the sales process included both strategic buyers and private equity investors, and the company had… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Liz Engel Source Type: news

Health Care Heroes: Celebrating those who rise to the challenges
Meet the honorees who rose to the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic and civil unrest during the last year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Shea Van Hoy Source Type: news

CEOs of Louisville's three large hospital systems talk the future of health care
Louisville Business First assembled the city's three most prominent hospital system CEOs for a discussion on the state of health care in the city. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

BizTalk with Bill Roy Podcast Episode 202: Sedgwick County Manager Tom Stolz
Sedgwick County Manager Tom Stolz watches pandemic data every day.   He's pleased that our local infection and hospitalization rates are dropping. But he's concerned that trend may change because Sedgwick County isn't even close to its goal of vaccinating 80% of the population. Stolz says every demographic has been slow to vaccinate. Even health-care workers. “ I think we're in a really precarious time,” Stolz says.  Stolz is my guest for Episode 202 of the podcast.  While the county has… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Bill Roy Source Type: news

Trump, other potential 2024 GOP contenders, gathering at major retreat
The GOP’s wealthiest contributors and biggest fundraisers will be in Palm Beach, Fla., this weekend for a Republican National Committee... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Form D Friday: 65 investors bet on Beverly cannabis startup
Form D Friday is a Boston Business Journal feature highlighting regulatory filings from Boston-area companies raising capital for new projects or expanding their businesses. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Lucia Maffei Source Type: news

Greater Cincinnati company with national franchise footprint acquired
A Blue Ash-based company and one of the nation ’s largest franchisors of in-home senior care has been acquired, and officials said the new partnership will help accelerate its growth. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Liz Engel Source Type: news

Trump faces test of power with early endorsements
Former President Trump’s endorsements pose a test for him ahead of 2022 as he looks to flex his political muscle after leaving office. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

List analysis: Wichita's specialty hospitals feel impacts of 2020's pause on elective surgeries, procedures
Patients needing urgent procedures and treatment could only wait so long to get the care they needed during the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Shelby Kellerman Source Type: news

Oscar Health teams with Cigna on health insurance for California's small businesses
Health insurers Oscar Health Inc. and Cigna Corp. have partnered on providing affordable health insurance for small businesses. The Cigna + Oscar plan will be available in California's Bay Area, Central Coast, Greater Sacramento, Inland Empire, Los Angeles, Orange County, North Bay and San Diego regions. Cigna (NYSE: CI) and New York-based Oscar Health (NYSE: OSCR) said California small businesses with between one and 100 employees will have access to unique services driven by the combination… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: I-Chun Chen Source Type: news

Medical records startup raises $17M to grow partnerships with insurers and double workforce
The tech-savvy startup uses machine learning and statistical modeling to transform how doctors use electronic medical records. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

Dallas announces at-home vaccination program starting April 13
The city is partnering with the Visiting Nurse Association of Texas to reach residents lacking transportation or access to vaccine hubs and pharmacies. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Wiley (WFAA) Source Type: news

Tower Health being eyed by more than 10 potential bidders, interim CEO says
A deal for St. Christopher's Hospital for Children must be done separately due to its joint ownership with Drexel. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Biosimilars outlook and why they could be a boon to a strained U.S. health care system
The history of generic drugs can be traced to the 1920s when the manufacturer of aspirin went to court to keep generic versions off store and pharmacy shelves. The company lost when the court learned “aspirin” had become the generic name for the product. This case and decades of legislative accomplishments since have paved the way for a thriving generics drug industry, which now accounts for 90% of prescriptions filled in the U.S. Generics have made more medicines accessible to more patients ,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Laura Newpoff Source Type: news

IMAC Holdings to open new concept inside Murfreesboro Walmart
Last month, IMAC Holdings announced it would launch a series of chiropractic and spinal care clinics — called The Back Space — in partnership with a “Fortune 500 company." According to a new filing, that partner appears to be retail giant Walmart. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Sophia Consulting and Integrations moves into Hardware Park
A new tenant has taken space in Hardware Park near downtown Birmingham. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Oak Street Health planning Birmingham location
Oak Street Health is opening a location in the metro area. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Wisconsin reaches Covid-19 vaccination milestone with over 3 million doses administered
As the state of Wisconsin opened up Covid-19 vaccine eligibility to all Wisconsinites age 16 and older this week, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported over 3 million doses of the three eligible Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in the state. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Margaret Naczek Source Type: news

AI from Nationwide Children's spinoff bundled in Cardinal Health cancer treatment software
Columbus AI startup Deep Lens benefits from the distribution through Cardinal Health even though the practices won't pay to use its portion of the software bundle. "We ’re aiding getting drugs to market faster." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

NIH experts call for accelerated research to address concurrent HIV and COVID-19 pandemics
The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting people with or at risk for HIV indirectly and direct. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 8, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Trump-loving Alabama county faces uphill vaccination effort
Statistics show that Winston County ranks last in terms of people who have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in Alabama, which has the country’s lowest inoculation rate (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Community Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Associated with a Local Bar Opening Event - Illinois, February 2021
Forty-six cases of COVID-19 were linked to an indoor bar opening event that occurred during February 2021 in a rural Illinois county. Event patrons were linked to secondary cases among household, long-term care facility, and school contacts. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - April 8, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Community Health Coronavirus [CoV] MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report SARS (Severe acute respiratory syndrome) Transmission COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease 2019 Restaurants Bars Source Type: news

Provisional Mortality Data - United States, 2020
The age-adjusted death rate increased by 15.9% in 2020. Overall death rates were highest among Black and American Indian or Alaska Native people. COVID-19 was the third leading cause of death, and the COVID-19 death rate was highest among Hispanics. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - April 8, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Coronavirus [CoV] MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report COVID-19 Source Type: news

Death Certificate-Based ICD-10 Diagnosis Codes for COVID-19 Mortality Surveillance - United States, January-December 2020
Among 378,048 death certificates from 2020 listing COVID-19 as a cause of death, 5.5% listed COVID-19 without codes for any other conditions. Among 357,133 death certificates with at least one other diagnosis, 97% had a co-occurring diagnosis of a plausible chain-of-event condition, a significant contributing condition, or both. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - April 8, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Coronavirus [CoV] MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report COVID-19 Source Type: news

Use of Stay-at-Home Orders and Mask Mandates to Control COVID-19 Transmission - Blackfeet Tribal Reservation, June-December 2020
This report describes use of stay-at-home orders and mask mandates by the Blackfeet Tribal Reservation as a mitigation effort to reduce COVID-19. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - April 8, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Coronavirus [CoV] MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report SARS (Severe acute respiratory syndrome) State, Tribal, Local, Territorial COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease 2019 Facemasks Source Type: news

COVID-19 Stats: College and University COVID-19 Student Testing Protocols, by Mode of Instruction (N = 1,849) - United States, Spring 2021
This report describes COVID-19 testing protocols at colleges and universities in relation to class instruction type. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - April 8, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Coronavirus [CoV] MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report SARS (Severe acute respiratory syndrome) Student health COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease 2019 Colleges Universities Testing Source Type: news

QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Had an Influenza Vaccination in the Past 12 Months, by Sex and Race/Ethnicity - National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019
This report describes the age-adjusted percentage of adults who received an influenza vaccination in the U.S. in 2019. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - April 8, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Adult Health Influenza (Flu) MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Race and Ethnicity Vaccination Source Type: news

Notes from the Field: COVID-19 Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Program - Spirit Lake Tribe, North Dakota, September-November 2020
This report describes COVID-19 contact tracing and case investigation efforts on the Spirit Lake reservation in South Dakota. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - April 8, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Coronavirus [CoV] MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report SARS (Severe acute respiratory syndrome) COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease 2019 Contact Tracing Source Type: news