Tag Archives: Care

Mayo Clinic And Tech Firm Launch ‘Hospital Care At Home’ Venture

The Mayo Clinic and the technology company Medically Home are partnering to launch a new healthcare … [+] delivery model that will deliver “advanced care” typically available inside a hospital into patient homes. The Mayo Clinic The Mayo Clinic and the technology company Medically Home are partnering to launch a new healthcare delivery model that… Read More »

Applying symptom tracking to COVID-19 outpatient care using famotidine

A patient-reported symptom tracking method used for patients with cancer has now been adapted for patients with COVID-19. Investigating the effect of famotidine, a potential treatment for COVID-19, on non-hospitalized patients with COVID-19, clinicians at Northwell Health and cancer researchers at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) developed the method to use in addition to laboratory… Read More »

Primary care physicians pushed to breaking point as more than half report no payments

Primary care physicians have been pushed to the breaking point in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A new survey conducted between May 8-11 by The Larry A. Green Center and the Primary Care Collaborative shows that 84% of clinicians report having severe or close to severe stress, and 28% say burnout is at an… Read More »

Is it safe to see an audiologist or hearing care provider during the pandemic? A checklist

If you’ve been putting off seeing an audiologist or hearing care specialist while sheltering at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, that’s understandable. Many Americans have chosen to delay non-emergency medical care while waiting for things to improve. At the same time, keep in mind that untreated hearing loss is not benign, and the longer you put off… Read More »

Premera Blue Cross launches virtual primary care health plan

Premera Blue Cross has launched its first virtual care health plan for member access to primary care providers. Washington State employers can purchase the Premera NOW plan for availability on October 1. While open enrollment varies by employer, many will hold open enrollment this fall for a January 1, 2021 start date. The plan is… Read More »