By Rae Ellen Bichell – San Juan County, Colorado, can boast that 99.9% of its eligible population has received at least one dose of covid-19 vaccine, putting it in the top 10 counties in the nation, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Nurse Lauren, contributor of NursesNOW, discusses Emergency Nurses Week this week in her Wellness Wednesday post. Remember to celebrate and thank ER nurses from October 10 – 16.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency — making important discoveries that improve health and save lives. Here are some excerpts from their latest blog posts.
A look back at the news this month that we have reported on. From business financial news to product news, to what we are reading and our picks on podcasts, to the ONC and CMS policy issues, this is what happened in September.
It’s October and that means it’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the time of year when we see pops of pink around town, on billboards, social media and TV commercials reminding us to support the cause. This week’s Friday Five highlights the latest in research, advice, fund raising and prevention.
CMS is making it easier to check COVID-19 vaccination rates for nursing home staff and residents with a new feature on Medicare.gov. The announcement makes vaccination data available in a user-friendly format to help people make informed decisions when choosing a nursing home for themselves or a loved one.
Latest news being reported on payers and the health insurance industry including news from RxBenefits, UnitedHealthcare, CVS Health, UnitedHealth Group, CareSource, Humana, Cigna, nirvanaHealth and more.
By Rachana Pradhan – President Joe Biden’s failure to name someone to lead the Food and Drug Administration, more than 10 months after the election, has flummoxed public health experts who say it’s baffling for the agency to be without a permanent leader during a national health crisis.
Health IT product news from Kinnos, Med Tech Solutions, Firstsource Solutions Limited, Kyruus, Vonage, eVisit, INTEGRA, Sensyne Health, Swoop, Dosis, Sensyne Health, Prevencio Inc, RSIP Vision, and more.