Sunday, January 24, 2021

One preliminary study suggests CBD may help to fight Covid-19

Lockdown restrictions may be easing worldwide, but COVID-19 remains a real threat. A vaccine is still months away, but research shows that help may come from an unexpected source: cannabidiol, also known as “CBD.” Following a study conducted at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada, researchers believe that strong cannabis strains could prove...

Human intervention is imperative to address social determinants of health in the face of Covid-19

It is widely recognized that socioeconomic factors have a profound impact on health outcomes. Addressing these social determinants of health (SDOH) is an essential part of “total care,” with physical and behavioral healthcare being the other primary components. However, this calls for a deep understanding of how these elements are interconnected, and from...

Maintaining affordable access to prescriptions in a post-pandemic world

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to evolve, pharmacy networks have largely delivered against the challenge to meet critical health care needs. Pharmacies across the country remain open to accommodate patients, and anticipated drug shortages and supply chain concerns from early in the pandemic have not come to fruition. As patients start to head back...

NJ legislators call for probe of insurance unicorn

    New Jersey legislators are calling for state officials to investigate Clover Health, a San Francisco-based insurance startup, as well as other entities created by the owners of CarePoint Health System. The for-profit health system had planned to sell two of its New Jersey hospitals, and was seeking a buyer for the third....

How much will drug price controls harm innovation? It depends

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For all their differences, particularly in election season, Democrats and Republicans seem to agree on one thing: Drug prices, both list and out-of-pocket, are out of control. Both parties have backed efforts to use the power of government to bring them down. In response, the biopharma industry has said that policies forcing it...

Namaste, Halloween! Michaels Is Selling ‘Yoga Skeleton’ Figurines to Decorate for the Holiday

Namaste, Halloween! Michaels Is Selling 'Yoga Skeleton' Figurines to Decorate for the Holiday | Health.com ...

The changing nature of healthcare compliance during Covid-19

The onset of Covid-19 has dramatically reshaped life as we know it. This is especially true in healthcare, where health systems and clinicians are treating unprecedented numbers of patients. The palpable stress caused by the uncertainty of a patient’s well-being coupled with daily media updates surrounding Covid-19’s devastating impact is accelerating the need...

Paging Dr. Amazon: Company rolls out telehealth service

Amazon quietly unveiled a new healthcare service on Tuesday. Dubbed Amazon Care, the new service lets users chat with providers, receive mail-order prescriptions, and even receive in-home care, according to CNBC. Amazon Care is currently limited to Amazon employees in the Seattle area. Amazon has shared few details about the service, but the company...

Face protection against droplet infection from ATMOS

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Healthcare professionals are exposed to the risk of infection by SARS-CoV-2 to an exceptional extent. All hospital staff working in in-patient and out-patient care, including ICU and emergency staff, as well as doctors in private practices and their teams need to be protected as effectively as possible...

Tackle the financial burden of Covid-19 with patient-tailored payment plans

The spread of the novel coronavirus is wreaking havoc on the U.S. economy. Beginning in early March, we’ve seen a rapid sequence of events – from the cancellation of all sporting events, school closures, dine-in restaurant limitations, and social distancing restrictions – the pandemic has caused an upending of life and business as...
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