Friday, October 30, 2020

Medicare to cover all FDA-approved Covid-19 vaccines

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released an interim final rule Oct. 28 saying that Medicare will cover vaccines that receive U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorization — including those that get emergency use authorization — at no cost to beneficiaries. Drug development companies around the world are racing to create a vaccine...

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How Wake Forest Baptist Health uses RTLS to protect against communicable disease

Hospitals often admit patients without knowing the status of the patients' communicable disease(s). This status is only known after a medical evaluation and testing. In this situation, many patients and staff may have been exposed to the now known communicable disease during their encounters with the patient in areas such as waiting rooms,...

How Bind Benefits’ CEO will use $105M to upend the health insurance market

Customization is something that people are pursuing and adopting in every aspect of their life. One startup is betting this will extend to their consumption of health insurance as well. Bind Benefits, a personalized health plan provider that recently entered the fully insured market in Florida, has raised $105 million in a new funding...

Children’s flu vaccinations in Bath, Wiltshire, Devon and Somerset benefit from RIVIAM’s new immunisations mobile application for school immunisation teams

The app enhances RIVIAM’s comprehensive immunisations eConsent service22nd October 2020 – RIVIAM Digital Care has launched its immunisations mobile application used by the school immunisation teams in Bath, Wiltshire, Devon and Somerset to transform the way they give children important vaccinations, improving patient care, saving the NHS money and reducing...

COVID-19: What is different in our understanding of this pandemic to the accepted wisdom in the spring of 2020?

Adopting this approach occasionally may lead us to think that we all need to re-evaluate what lessons we think we have learnt, as what may seem like success in the short-term may not seem quite as successful in the longer-term as the pandemic goes through a series of waves. So, what have we really...

Nebraska gets approval to add work requirements to Medicaid expansion

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Nebraska is the latest state to add work requirements to its Medicaid expansion, but it’s taking a slightly different approach. Instead of hinging Medicaid coverage on work requirements, the state divided its Medicaid plans into two tiers, with newly-eligible adults tasked with meeting a list of requirements to get dental, vision and over-the-counter...

Deloitte exec: Tech has role in combating racial disparities in health

Technology could help close longstanding racial inequality in health. That was the message of Asif Dhar, a Deloitte executive who spoke Friday, the concluding day of the weeklong HLTH conference.“The power of the ecosystem matched with the power of digital disruption together provides incredible components … to change what is a very unequal...

Here’s How PureGym Plans On Making Its Gyms COVID-Secure

Although the exact details have not yet been announced by the government, it seems likely that gyms are set to be among the businesses that will be allowed to reopen in July in England, with the rest of the UK to follow before too long. If you’ve been itching to get back...

Navenio to provide location technology for Cleveland Clinic’s new London site

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Infrastructure-free location tech from Navenio enables agile caregiving without investment in hardware Scalable solution will help improve inpatient and caregiver experiences New Victoria site for one of world’s top hospital groups opening next year London, Oxford, UK. 13th October 2020. Navenio, the healthcare scale-up whose location-based technology has been shown to double the...
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