NCDHHS delays Covid-19 vaccine doses to Cone Health, causing 10,000 appointments to be canceled
Terry Akin, Cone Health CEO, said he is “deeply disappointed” in the delay. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Trajan Warren Source Type: news

Meet the 'TikTok Doc,' who burst to fame in Portland
Dr. Jason Campbell busted a move on the social media platform to show young Black men that you can dance and be a physician. It went viral. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Carbon Health's technology is powering L.A.'s vaccination effort
The company's success in the city of Angels begs the question: Will San Francisco employ it? The answer, unlikely. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

Peninsula maker of test to detect Covid virus files for IPO
The company, whose board includes molecular diagnostics pioneers Randy Scott and Kim Popovits of Genomic Health, is seeking emergency use authorization of its Covid test. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Kapiolani Medical Center nurses ratify three-year contract
Collectively, the agreement includes annual wage increases, improvements to the paid time-off process and shared costs for health insurance premiums. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Kelsey Kukaua Source Type: news

Portland Audubon's leader says don't call the nonprofit just a birdwatching affinity group
Portland Audubon's Nick Hardigg on soaring to new heights (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

How 6 Bay Area tech titans are giving Covid vaccine distribution their best shot
Their offerings range from digital waiting rooms to app-based information to proof of vaccination. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Dawn Kawamoto Source Type: news

Fauci tells Baltimore faith leaders equity will be key in Biden administration's vaccine plan
Dr. Anthony Fauci acknowledged the "totally understandable" mistrust some Black and brown Americans have in the government, and said federal leaders are making equity a priority in their ongoing Covid-19 response efforts. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

CDC has allocated 871K Covid-19 vaccine doses for MN; state aims for 3M in 100 days
The federal government could allocate as many as 3 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Minnesota by the start of May, Gov. Tim Walz said Friday, outlining the state's best-case scenario for inoculating its residents. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Carrigan Miller Source Type: news

Brown defends decision to let teachers get Covid-19 vaccines before seniors
When supplies are scarce, tough decision must be made, Brown said. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Gov. Evers says state poised to vaccinate Wisconsinites pending more supplies
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, in a live national webcast, said Covid-19 cases in Wisconsin are heading in the right direction and that Wisconsinites ages 65 and older could be vaccinated within two months if supplies are available. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Hospital systems struggle to widen vaccines without enough supply
Heritage Valley Health System allows registration for the Covid-19 vaccine for a so-far limited supply via scheduled appointments. But AHN, facing more demand than it has supply, has pulled down its link for now. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Memphis as Usual: Shelby vaccination rate lower than most every other county in Tenn.
Shelby is dead last — 95th out of 95 counties — in the percentage of its population that has gotten a first vaccine dose. MBJ dives into Tennessee's data to see what we can tell about how the vaccine rollout is going for the state's largest county. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Greg Akers Source Type: news

SelectQuote nabs longtime Cerner exec to bolster health care business
SelectQuote Inc. hired former a Cerner Corp. executive to help generate heath insurance business and create better partnerships with large health care systems. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: James Dornbrook Source Type: news

Dr. Anthony Fauci to keynote Meharry summit on health equity and racial justice
Dr. Fauci will participate in a virtual health summit hosted by Meharry Medical College. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Once-troubled St. Louis hospital gets new name, owner
After years of turmoil, a new owner has taken over the former St. Alexius Hospital in south St. Louis with plans for improvements. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jacob Kirn Source Type: news

Cretex Cos. name Jeff Wollerman CEO as Lynn Schuler retires
Cretex Cos. Inc. announced Friday that CEO Lynn Schuler will retire at the end of the month and Jeff Wollerman, president and chief operating officer of the Elk River-based medical manufacturer, will become CEO. “Over the years, Jeff has led several of our businesses, directed the successful implementation of many strategic initiatives and has earned tremendous respect throughout our organization," Schuler said in a press release. "His collaborative and insightful leadership will serve Cretex… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carter Jones Source Type: news

Former BMC radiologist sues hospital over alleged discrimination
A former Boston Medical Center radiologist is suing the hospital, her former department and a supervisor for alleged gender discrimination and retribution, claiming she was dismissed from her job after bringing up safety concerns about a colleague. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

SA cancer breakthrough tech expected to save US billions with recent FDA approval
This San Antonio-based company is working to commercializing new technology that could reduce unnecessary breast cancer biopsies. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

One of Tampa Bay's largest private companies acquired by private equity firm
CoreRx Inc. is a Clearwater company that provides services in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Luke Torrance Source Type: news

Minsters must wake up to the Covid threat in nurseries
Responding to an Early Years Alliance report released today (Friday), which found that around half of early years staff don’t feel safe in their current working environment, UNISON head of education Jon Richards said:  “The report paints a stark picture of the fear and anxiety that nursery staff feel. “The​y’re in workplaces ​that are fully open during the lockdown with no social distancing, where masks can’t be worn and where testing isn’t taking place. It’s no surprise they feel ​so vulnerable. “New Department for&nbs...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 22, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Garfield Myrie Tags: News Press release Jon Richards nurseries Source Type: news

Arkansas Reports More Than 3,100 New COVID-19 Cases
Arkansas on Thursday reported more than 3,100 new coronavirus cases, the biggest increase the state has seen in nearly a week. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - January 22, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

SA gains new Covid-19 vaccination hub for city ’s sickest
The designation is expected to provide access to the vaccine for many of Bexar County's most vulnerable people. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

Raleigh health-care provider makes 'aggressive acquisition' in South Carolina
A 1,300-person organization that recently moved its headquarters to Raleigh has snapped up a mental health provider based in South Carolina. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Cameron Snipes Source Type: news

Philadelphia-based Children's Brain Tumor Network to double staff thanks to $2.75M gift
The Philadelphia-based Children ’s Brain Tumor Network is doubling the size of its workforce thanks to $2.75 million in donations. The Swifty Foundation provided a $1.75 million gift to the nonprofit organization to accelerate pediatric brain tumor research around the globe. The gift was augmented by another $1 million in don ations that Swifty Foundation co-founders Al and Patti Gustafson secured by partnering with surgeons at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The Illinois-based foundation… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Global organizations look past pandemic to other health crises
This year, Atlanta-based global organizations like the Task Force for Global Health, Carter Center and CARE are continue to focus on future health crises while also operating under the constrains of the current Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Randy Southerland Source Type: news

Birmingham's RxBenefits recapitalized at $1.1B valuation
A Birmingham benefits firm has been recapitalized with a $1.1 billion valuation. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

UNISON calls on Environment Agency to strengthen its health and safety measures
During the pandemic, UNISON has engaged positively with the Environment Agency on a range of health and safety issues. However, the increased transmission rates of the new COVID-19 variant has led to calls from UNISON and other unions, including Prospect, GMB and Unite, for the agency to review its risk assessments. While many Environment Agency employees are working from home at the present time, some essential workers are still attending depots and other workplaces. The unions have issued a health and safety union improvement notice calling for the Environment Agency to review measures, in particular for the introduction...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 22, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article News Covid-19 environment agency health and safety Source Type: news

All R Friends, an adult day care and vocational training business, is rapidly expanding in Central Ohio
An adult day care and vocational training chain is rapidly growing in Central Ohio, building new to replace leased locations. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Oregon sees new weekly high for Covid deaths
Last week Oregon had its highest weekly number of weekly deaths related to Covid so far in the pandemic. The Oregon Health Authority reported 195 people had died from Covid in the week ended Jan. 17, following a previous high of 177 the week before. The increase in deaths comes as the state saw a slight decline in new weekly cases. There were 7,860 cases during the week, down 4% from the week befor e. The OHA also reported a decline in the positive test rate during the week, falling to 5.9% from… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Christopher Bjorke Source Type: news

In an East Bay company's move to the Peninsula, a sign of biotech's space race
The company must make way for a 521,000-square-foot Berkeley biotech development, but it had few options in a limited timeframe. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

NFL sets Super Bowl LV capacity at 22,000, including vaccinated health care workers
Just weeks before the big game, the NFL has announced the final capacity for Super Bowl LV in Tampa, and the audience will include vaccinated health care workers. Raymond James Stadium will host 22,000 fans for the Super Bowl on Feb. 7, with 7,500 of those being vaccinated health care workers, the league announced Friday. The workers will come from all 32 NFL markets, though a majority will be from Tampa Bay and Central Florida. That number is larger than the earlier reported 20 percent capacity,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Brendan Ward Source Type: news

Filing Suit for ‘Wrongful Life’
More Americans are writing end-of-life instructions as the pandemic renders such decisions less abstract. But are medical providers listening? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paula Span Tags: your-feed-science your-feed-healthcare Malpractice Living Wills and Health Care Proxies Life-Sustaining Support Systems, Withdrawal Of Death and Dying Compensation for Damages (Law) Hospitals Suits and Litigation (Civil) Elderly August Source Type: news

Virtual Executive Forum: Mental health and wellbeing in a pandemic
Mental health is a key factor of overall health and wellbeing, and it's become a primary concern over the last months as the coronavirus pandemic continues to grip the world. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Staff Report Source Type: news

BizTalk with Bill Roy Podcast Episode 191: One man ’s journey with mental illness
The way Wichita and Sedgwick County deal with mental-health issues is a big challenge for our community. Many of our jail inmates found themselves there at least in part because they suffer from some form of mental illness. Much of our homeless population suffers from it as well. And there are many, even in our business community, who struggle with mental illness daily — and we don’t even know i t. This week, Wichita Business Journal Associate Editor Kirk Seminoff tells one man’s story of… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Bill Roy Source Type: news

Return to college campuses triggers warnings over Covid-19's spread, financial motives
New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention throws cold water on the notion that big colleges and universities can contain the coronavirus' spread on campus and the communities where they reside, raising an important question: Why are so many schools so gung ho when it comes to bringing students back for the spring semester? The CDC's Jan. 9 report, Opening of Large Institutions of Higher Education and County-Level COVID-19 Incidence, found that counties with the largest colleges… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Hilary Burns Source Type: news

Centre for Mental Health shares messages of solidarity and commitment to all health, care and education workers
We were delighted to sign this letter from a group of mental health leaders, expressing solidarity with all those working in health, care and education through the pandemic. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carla Monteiro's life goal has been to help the Cape Verdean community
The Dorchester resident's social work includes mental health services and criminal justice reform, with a specific focus on the Cape Verdean community. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jim Morrison Source Type: news

Health system adds two new practices in Warren County
The office openings follow an announcement from Mercy Health-Cincinnati earlier this month that detailed plans for a new, $156 million 60-bed hospital in Mason. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Liz Engel Source Type: news

Cancer Treatment & Research: Cancer research startups seek fertile ground in South Florida
Shared lab space could help cancer research companies grow in the region. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

Central Ohio Primary Care to open clinic at Ohio Dominican University
Along with treating patients, the Care Forward Center will serve as a setting to provide students with hands-on experience in a healthcare setting. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Hayleigh Colombo Source Type: news

Cover Story: Covid-19 crisis could shorten lives of cancer patients
Oncologists fear the drop in screenings during the pandemic could leave health threats growing unchecked. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

Challenges of 2020 follow Western New York hospitals into the new year
Fewer than a third of the region's hospitals finished 2019 in the black, and that was before the Covid-19 pandemic hit the region in 2020. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Covid-19 took a cut out of ambulatory surgery providers' caseloads in 2020
Ambulatory surgery centers are starting to recover, but providers said 2020 was tough for them due mainly to a weeks-long mandated shutdown they had to endure. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul Lane Source Type: news

Largest ambulatory surgery centers 2021
Rank Name/ prior (*new or not ranked)/ URL Procedures 2019 Employees Outpatient surgery services Sit (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Protecting Mental Health of Families in a Pandemic
Credit: Unsplash /Melanie Wasser. By Ifeanyi Nsofor and Shubha NageshABUJA, Jan 22 2021 (IPS) Dealing with COVID-19-related city lockdowns has been exceptionally stressful, particularly for those parents who have had to balance work, personal life, children and elderly, providing home schooling or facilitating virtual learning, managing infection control within the home, and more, all while being disconnected from support services. Beyond all this, other mediators and moderators play a key role in outcomes for parents and children, including their function and adaptation – sociodemographic, exposure, negative events,...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ifeanyi Nsofor and Shubha Nagesh Tags: Education Global Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Walmart Health Opens Two Primary Care Clinics at Retail Supercenters in Chicago with Plans to Open Seven Florida Locations in 2021
Walmart may be the largest, but it is not the only retailer offering clinical laboratory testing and primary care services at conveniently-located retail stores Earlier this month in “How Walmart Plans to Take Over Health Care,” CNBC asked, “Is Walmart the future of healthcare?” Good question. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Walmart (NYSE:WMT) […] The post Walmart Health Opens Two Primary Care Clinics at Retail Supercenters in Chicago with Plans to Open Seven Florida Locations in 2021 appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - January 22, 2021 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Management & Operations anatomic pathology antibodies antibody tests APHL Association for Public Health Laboratories A Source Type: news

The Biden-Harris Administration Must Address Trump ’s Last-Minute Attempts to Damage Health Care
In its last several months in office, the Trump-Pence administration quietly but systematically attacked sexual and reproductive health and rights through regulatory and administrative processes. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - January 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Bham businesses banking on vaccine – but rollout is critical
Birmingham businesses are banking on the Covid-19 vaccine for a return to prosperity. Economists are optimistic, but work remains. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Why your organization ’s workplace wellness efforts should include financial wellness
Up until recently, much of the focus about one ’s individual wellness has been on the body and mind. We work out, take walks, do yoga and meditation as a way to keep our bodies and minds healthy and in shape. But there is another dimension to wellness that more and more experts are talking about because of its effect on one’s physical an d mental health: and that is the wellness of our finances. Almost 60 percent of employees admit they’re stressed about their finances. That’s from the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Independent Health Source Type: news