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Walmart signals plans to offer telehealth in 16 more states

The medical group for Walmart Health has filed paperwork to do business in more than a dozen more states – and a spokesperson told Insider that the moves are not related to physical clinics.   Instead, the preparation regards the retail giant’s pending acquisition of telehealth vendor MeMD earlier this year.   “We’ve expressed our… Read More »

In Missouri and Other States, Flawed Data Makes It Hard to Track Vaccine Equity

Throughout the covid-19 vaccination effort, public health officials and politicians have insisted that providing shots equitably across racial and ethnic groups is a top priority. But it’s been left up to states to decide how to do that and to collect racial and ethnic data on vaccinated individuals so states can track how well they’re… Read More »

How the United States Beat the Coronavirus Variants, for Now

The Coronavirus Outbreak Latest Updates Maps and Cases State Reopening Tracker Vaccine Rollout New Mask Guidance Vaccines and Children Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story How the United States Beat the Variants, for Now The country has managed to avoid a variant-fueled spike in coronavirus cases. Scientists say… Read More »

New coronavirus map shows more than half of all states are ‘trending poorly’ or have ‘uncontrolled spread’

A new map highlighting the spread of the coronavirus shows more than half of all states “trending poorly” or facing an “uncontrolled spread” as COVID-19 continues to make a resurgence in the United States. Created by covidexitstrategy.org, the map tracks each state’s coronavirus response based on a set of criteria provided by the White House that… Read More »

Several states record deadliest days in weeks as coronavirus cases surge

Arizona, California, and Texas recorded the highest number of new deaths in weeks on Wednesday as outbreaks worsened throughout the South and West. Arizona recorded nearly 4,878 new cases and 88 new deaths Wednesday, a record single-day jump for the state, just ahead of Vice President Mike Pence’s visit. The previous single-day high in the… Read More »

The Health Care Handbook: A Clear and Concise Guide to the United States Health Care System, 2nd Edition

“An astonishingly clear ‘user’s manual’ that explains our health care system and the policies that will change it.” Pauline Chen, MD – The New York Times The 2nd edition of the best-selling practical, neutral, and readable overview of the US health care system is now available. This updated edition of the Health Care Handbook covers:… Read More »

The Health Care Handbook: A Clear and Concise Guide to the United States Health Care System, 2nd Edition

“An astonishingly clear ‘user’s manual’ that explains our health care system and the policies that will change it.” Pauline Chen, MD – The New York Times The 2nd edition of the best-selling practical, neutral, and readable overview of the US health care system is now available. This updated edition of the Health Care Handbook covers:… Read More »