You probably can't provide rapid Covid testing to your employees. But there are other options
Health screens are one step employers can take to help keep the Covid-19 virus out of the workplace, but they won't flag asymptomatic cases. So what about testing? Dr. Michael Holland, medical director of the occupational medicine program for Saratoga Hospital, says that has its own complications. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Justin Dawes Source Type: news

Medicare provider expands to Dayton after filing for $250M IPO
The company is making its multi-site debut in Dayton just weeks after filing a $250M bid to become a publicly traded enterprise. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jacob Fisher Source Type: news

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals to divest drug, plans to cut workforce in half
The Woodlands-based pharmaceutical company employed 184 workers as of Feb. 28. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

Another top exec at Amazon health care startup Haven exits
With the departure of another top executive in a matter of months, it is increasingly looking like a hard task for Haven to revolutionize health care in the middle of a pandemic. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Colleges in New England stand to gain as campuses scramble to test for Covid-19
New England is ground zero for higher education in America. It's also potentially ahead of the curve when it comes to keeping Covid-19 in check on campus. Covid-19 testing will be critical for the roughly 49% of U.S. universities and colleges planning to return students to campuses for the fall semester. And while many are scrambling to budget for this testing burst, strategies are emerging that will likely determine winners and losers when it comes to keeping campuses open during the pandemic. In… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Hilary Burns Source Type: news

In 'Shark Tank'-like program, 4 Bay Area companies race to deliver more, faster, better Covid tests
The NIH program could help Bay Area companies deliver 100,000 or more coronavirus tests per day as early as this fall. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Another top exec at Amazon health care startup Haven exits
With the departure of another top executive in a matter of months, it is increasingly looking like a hard task for Haven to revolutionize health care in the middle of a pandemic. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Merkley, Wyden urge Senate leadership to reject Trump push to condition relief funds on in-person instruction
U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden joined 28 Senate colleagues to urge Senate leadership to reject the Trump administration ’s vow to cut funding to schools that don’t reopen for in-person instruction in the fall. Many Oregon school districts, including Portland Public Schools, plan to offer full-time, remote-only instruction until at least November, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Beaverton, North Clackamas, Lake Osw ego, Hillsboro and Salem-Keizer also plan to stay remote. Survey: How do… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Novavax reports positive phase 1 data on its Covid-19 vaccine candidate
Gaithersburg ’s Novavax Inc. (NASDAQ: NVAX) reported Tuesday positive phase 1 clinical trial data on its Covid-19 vaccine candidate, a necessary step to advance a product officials hope will eventually protect people from coronavirus. The study found the candidate, called NVX-CoV2373, to both be generally wel l-tolerated and elicit “robust antibody responses,” the company said Tuesday, adding that it showed the potential to reduce the disease’s transmission. Specifically, the candidate had… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Birmingham veterinarian Jay Price acquires clinic property
A Birmingham veterinarian continues to expand his holdings with another property deal. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Hanno van der Bijl Source Type: news

New York Oncology Hematology avoided layoffs this past spring, but it's still feeling effects of the pandemic
Even though New York Oncology Hematology is working to help patients understand that medical offices are safe, the practice has seen a drop in the number of people getting regular cancer screenings. And that could have negative impacts on long-term care and the economy. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Justin Dawes Source Type: news

UNCG professor receives grant to search for cancer treatment in fungi
A UNC Greensboro research group working in collaboration with RTP and other universities across the country are exploring he potential development of anticancer treatments from fungi. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Joyce Source Type: news

PPD inks new deal with Pfizer
A North Carolina contract research organization has locked down a deal with one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies amid uncertain times for the industry. Wilmington-based PPD (Nasdaq: PPD) on Monday announced it has signed a three-year agreement with New York-based Pfizer. Under the terms of the agreement, PPD will provide drug development services to "advance Pfizer’s portfolio." Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) has the right to extend the agreement for an a dditional two years. Exact financial… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

WeWork grant furthers MatchRite ’s vision for health records
Chris Jones talks about the painful experience that spurred him to launch MatchRite Care and how he ’s transforming the way patients access medical records. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Leslie Collins Source Type: news

BayCare will resume elective procedures after pausing due to Covid-19
Clearwater-based BayCare Health System will resume all non-urgent surgeries and procedures at its six acute care hospitals in Hillsborough County on Aug. 10, after temporarily ceasing procedures. The Tuesday announcement follows BayCare's decision to voluntarily halt inpatient, non-urgent surgeries in July to provide more hospital bed capacity for Covid-19 patients. Hospital systems have been grappling with treating Covid-19 patients and making room for them by forfeiting performing electi ve surgeries,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Veronica Brezina-Smith Source Type: news

Reddy Bikeshare expands fleet in Buffalo area
Buffalo could soon see a glut of bikes, as Shared Mobility Inc. expands its Reddy Bikeshare program with Independent Health and prepares to implement a bike lending program with a few thousand donated e-bikes. The first expansion comes this week, with 40 additional bikes at 11 new stations added to the Reddy Bikeshare program, a partnership with Independent Health. That brings the total fleet to 385 bikes at 85 sites across the Buffalo-Niagara region. It’s the first time more bikes have been… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Covid vaccine developer CureVac shores up C-suite as it heads toward IPO
Local Covid-19 drugmaker CureVac has firmed up its executive team in advance of its much-anticipated IPO.   CureVac, which is based in Germany with U.S. headquarters in Boston, announced Tuesday that Dr. Franz-Werner Haas will become its permanent CEO. He stepped into the role on a temporary basis in March after a week in which CureVac went through two chief executives.  The company has also lured I gor Splawski over from the Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research in Cambridge to serve as… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Allison DeAngelis Source Type: news

UB Dental files plans for $5M renovation, part of $25M capital project
The dental school is preparing for another project aimed at bringing its facilities into the future. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Tampa health IT company acquires New England firm, opens regional office
DAS Health Ventures Inc., a Tampa-based health information technology service provider, has completed the acquisition of Technology Seed LLC, a managed IT and cybersecurity services company based in Salem, New Hampshire, for an undisclosed amount. The deal increases DAS Health's presence in New England. As a result, the company has now added a regional office in New Hampshire that it hopes will create opportunities for greater regional support. “Technology Seed offers an exciting opportunity… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brendan Ward Source Type: news

Rhode Island added, Delaware and D.C. off NYS travel list
The smallest state has been added to New York state's travel advisory list. Rhode Island was added Tuesday, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, meaning that state's Covid-19 metrics will lead anyone coming into New York to quarantine for 14 days. New York's quarantine policy applies to any person arriving from an area with a positive test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 resid ents over a 7-day rolling average or an area with a 10 percent or higher positivity rate over a 7-day rolling average. Delaware… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Staff Report Source Type: news

Lufthansa resumes service to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport from Frankfurt
Lufthansa said it's also making a rapid Covid-19 test available at Frankfurt Airport, calling it an important first step "to restart international travel." Here's how the German airline is doing it. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andrew McIntosh Source Type: news

Covid-19 spread in Multnomah County doesn't appear related to protests, health official says
Multnomah County has seen about 4,500 cases of the new coronavirus, with 95 deaths, according to the latest tally. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jonathan Bach Source Type: news

ADPH and UAB launch new testing, tools for campus reopenings
The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) and UAB have launched GuideSafe, a  multitool platform designed for campus re-entry programs at higher education institutions across the state as they prepare to reopen amid the Covid-19 crisis. GuideSafe builds on the previously announced Stay Safe Together and Testing for Alabama initiatives for use across the University of Alab ama System. The new platform mandatory entry testing that will begin at 11 additional locations across Alabama starting… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

12 people in a 3-bedroom house, then the virus entered the equation
To combat the virus, Americans of every income are being encouraged to wear masks and keep their distance. But for low-income families who crowd together to stretch their budgets, home has its own risks. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Conor Dougherty Source Type: news

Boulder biotech co. enters technology-share agreement with industry giant
Boulder-based SomaLogic has an agreement with biotech giant Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) to use some of SomaLogic ’s proprietary technology to help advance Amgen’s drug discovery and development programs. The agreement builds upon an existing collaboration SomaLogic has with an Amgen subsidiary, Iceland-based deCODE. The new agreement will expand to broader application across Amgen’s pipeline. SomaLog ic specializes in diagnostic tests that can deliver actionable health-management information for… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jensen Werley Source Type: news

MassHealth threatens to cut off three nursing homes from reimbursement
MassHealth is threatening to cut off three nursing homes from reimbursement, saying all had failed to provide infection control during the coronavirus pandemic. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Commerce puts itself on the leading edge of health care banking
Commerce Bank is blazing new trails with financial solutions its offering to health care providers. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: James Dornbrook Source Type: news

Coronavirus pandemic challenges New Mexico's future health care workforce
Studying for a future in health care provides plenty of challenges. But studying to be a nurse during a global coronavirus pandemic — there's a whole brand new challenge. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Davis Source Type: news

Shipt partners with WellCare for Medicare member grocery delivery
WellCare's Medicare Advantage members in nearly two dozen states now have greater access to groceries and other essentials during the pandemic.   Shipt partnered with the Tampa-based provider of government-sponsored managed care services to bring groceries to thousands of clients. WellCare is providing low-income and special-needs plan members with free, monthly Shipt memberships for the remainder of 2020. Members can have groceries and essentials delivered from a number of retailers directly… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Novant Health takes a new approach with women's center in SouthPark
Novant Health is pioneering a newer model of women's care in Charlotte. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

Pennsylvania announces plan to hire 1,000 more Covid-19 contact tracers
The Pennsylvania Department of Health is hiring 1,000 additional contract tracers to bolster the state ’s efforts to contain coronavirus outbreaks by quickly notifying people who might have been exposed according to WPXI. The Health Department announced a $23 million, federally funded contract with Atlanta-based staffing agency Insight Global to recruit, hire and train the new workers, who will jo in the state’s existing contact-tracing force of more than 650 WPXI reports. The new jobs include… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nate Doughty Source Type: news

New Duke vaccine 'works beautifully' against breast cancer
New research out of Duke University could help the thousands of Americans stricken with breast cancer. According to new research conducted at the Duke Cancer Institute, a vaccine developed at the university for breast cancer is part of an "effective" two-drug strategy for fighting against the disease.  This week, research conducted through a clinical trial at Duke was published in Clinical Cancer Research – a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. According to that research,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Top of The List: Nashville's biggest physician groups
What are the largest physician groups in Nashville? We ranked Nashville's physician groups by number of local active staff physicians. To view the top five and see which one tops the list, check out the slideshow with this story. For the rest of Nashville's top physician groups, take a look at this week's print edition of the Nashville Business Jo urnal. The full list is available in print and includes information about the number of local staff, hospital affiliations and top local executive. An… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carol Smith Source Type: news

Cost of coronavirus test is a travel barrier for some
Grace Kiffney, a Somerville resident, recently planned a trip to to visit friends and family in Maine, a state that requires a negative Covid test for travelers from Massachusetts and a number of other states. As a grocery store employee, she felt it was important to get tested to avoid potentially exposing others. But her experience trying to get an appointment for a test that would provide results in time for the trip exposes a real barrier to travel for many — namely, the fact that such costs… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Supporting mental health in the workplace is more important than ever
How you show up for your employees right now will either weaken or strengthen your relationships with them and influence their perception of their employee experience, and ultimately your employer brand. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janet Meek, Guest Blogger Source Type: news

5 ways to improve your work from home experience
With remote work becoming a widespread option during the Covid-19 pandemic, it ’s important to have the tools and advice to build a home office that will serve you best to get your job done. While many employees adapt to remote work, companies are creating programs and methods to make it easier for their employees to function.  To protect your body and increase product ivity, it’s important to have a desk and chair that support your spine which will minimize neck and back pain. Since we spend… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ahalya Srikant Source Type: news

Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine acquires rival practice
One of the largest independent physician groups in Greater Cincinnati just got significantly bigger via an acquisition made possible by an infusion of capital from a private equity firm. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Cost to get a coronavirus test for travel is a barrier to many
Grace Kiffney, a Somerville resident, recently planned a trip to to visit friends and family in Maine, a state that requires a negative Covid test for travelers from Massachusetts and a number of other states. As a grocery store employee, she felt it was important to get tested to avoid potentially exposing others. But her experience trying to get an appointment for a test that would provide results in time for the trip exposes a real barrier to travel for many — namely, the fact that such costs… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Elanco completes $7.6B purchase of Bayer Animal Health, combining two area giants
Elanco Animal Health Inc. completed a $7.6 billion acquisition of Bayer Animal Health, a deal that involves roughly 650 employees in the Kansas City area. Elanco CEO Jeff Simmons said called Monday Day 1 a combined company that now is equally strong in the livestock and companion animal markets. He stressed the importance of Elanco’s existing and new assets in the Kansas City area, but said it’s too soon to say what will happen to what had been Bayer Animal Health’s North American headquarters… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Kaberline Source Type: news

Ohio Covid-19 hospitalizations set record; hospitals wary but not overwhelmed
Ohio's hospitals reported a statewide census of 1,122 patients with Covid-19 Wednesday, surpassing a peak of 1,103 in late April for the highest number of inpatients yet in the pandemic. Overall occupancy is 75.6%, and more surge space is ready, the Ohio Hospital Association said Wednesday. Also, levels of intensive care and ventilator use are not as high as they were in April. Still, the healthcare industry is keeping a wary eye on the numbers. "Hospitals haven’t become over whelmed yet and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

This nurse is using her PPP loan to start her small business
Lylia Nichols tried for years to secure funding for her small business but was always turned down. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Megan Campbell Source Type: news

Excelsior to open standalone PT/OT site downtown
It's the first stand-alone site for this orthopaedics group and its first downtown, and follows several expansions in the suburbs. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

New Duke vaccine 'works beautifully' against breast cancer
New research out of Duke University could help the thousands of Americans stricken with breast cancer. According to new research conducted at the Duke Cancer Institute, a vaccine developed at the university for breast cancer is part of an "effective" two-drug strategy for fighting against the disease.  This week, research conducted through a clinical trial at Duke was published in Clinical Cancer Research – a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. According to that research,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

How Wilson Health's focus on collaboration shaped Shelby County's response to Covid-19
Hospitals and healthcare systems have for months been at the forefront of efforts to combat and contain the coronavirus pandemic. Miami Valley's response to the virus has been largely shaped by local care providers, many of whom have forged partnerships to ramp up Covid-19 testing, expand education and develop more creative ways to deliver care. Adjustments to the local healthcare landscape have rapidly evolved, even as hosp itals grappled with mounting financial shortfalls. Community care provider… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jacob Fisher Source Type: news

Doctor ’s insights: Why the health care industry and businesses need to keep adapting telehealth services beyond Covid-19
Of the many ways Covid-19 has altered day-to-day life, few may be as dramatic as the rise in telehealth. Consider this: In 2016, a health plan study found that while 70% of large companies offered telehealth options, fewer than 3% of employees actually used them. [1] Flash-forward to 2020, and within six weeks of the pandemic, more than 90% of primary care visits at Kaiser Permanente alone had gone virtual. And nationally, more than 1 billion telehealth interactions are expected to take place by… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dr. Keith H. Bachman Source Type: news

Are pandemic health care trends a fleeting fad or permanent change?
Some trends emerging during the Covid-19 pandemic have the potential to produce lasting change in health care. Others shed light on challenges we may face going forward. Telemedicine is here to stay The extraordinary circumstances created by the virus moved virtual health services well beyond expectations. With millions staying home and worried about contracting the virus, thousands turned to telemedicine for the first time. For example, Advocate Aurora Health ha d a goal of completing 25,000 virtual… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Advocate Aurora Health Source Type: news

Health care system embraces diversity and inclusion to drive health equity during Covid-19, and beyond
The Covid-19 pandemic ’s disproportionate impact on people of color amplified the rampant health inequities in our communities. As health care providers, we at Advocate Aurora Health understand it’s our duty to combat the deep-rooted racism that negatively affects the health of people of color. We’ve launched a mul ti-pronged approach designed to help our most vulnerable patients. From Milwaukee Midtown to Chicago's South Side, we’ve opened multiple Covid-19 community testing sites to provide… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Cristy Garcia-Thomas Source Type: news

Health care experts address questions about children going back to school during COVID-19
With COVID-19 still looming and the new school year quickly approaching, states across the nation have had to make tough decisions about whether to send children, teachers and other staff back to the classroom for in-person schooling or to continue into the next school year with remote instruction. After careful consideration, and with recommendations provided by public health officials, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced that school districts will follow Plan B, meaning school districts can… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

Atrium Health experts provide up-to-date information on the importance of wearing face masks
As we ’re all navigating our new normal with coronavirus circulating across the globe these past few months, we’ve heard a bunch of talk about face masks. Dr. Katie Borders, an OB/GYN at Atrium Health Shelby Women’s Care responds to some of the most frequently asked questions about masks.  Atrium Health is committed to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and has partnered with many of the state's largest employers and other local businesses to donate 2 million face masks to the community. To… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

Atrium Health ’s new emergency care facility serves growing area in Charlotte region
Atrium Health recently opened a new emergency department to serve the communities in south Mecklenburg and Union County. It is fully equipped with advanced emergency care resources and health care providers with clinical expertise to help a growing area in need of additional access to emergency medicine. Atrium Health Providence has direct access to Atrium Health Pineville and the advanced trauma services and resources at Atrium Health ’s Carolinas Medical Center, which was recently reverified… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news