New Haven, CT – As much of the country continues to self-isolate due to the coronavirus pandemic, medical centers across the United States are joining forces to start a countrywide movement of physical activity to honor and support frontline health care workers who have worked tirelessly to save lives. #FitForTheFrontLine is a national fitness challenge beginning Tuesday, May 26, and culminating on Sunday, June 14 (Flag Day). The event encourages people young and old to move, exercise, and get fit to increase awareness and raise funds to support our nation's health care heroes. … [Read more...] about Fitness Challenge Honors And Supports Health Care Heroes
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“I do believe that we will see the increase in utilization of telemedicine going forward, even after COVID-19,” said Straight, the president of the Medical Society of Delaware. “It it will be used differently among specialties. In orthopedics, you’re going to see post-op checks and follow-ups on wounds through the phone.” … [Read more...] about Will the pandemic change the Delaware health care landscape?
That has effectively cut off small, independent practices such as ABC Pediatric, which accepts patients 15 and under. Without larger physician groups or hospital networks to fall back on, many pediatricians say they are at-risk of shutting down even as money flows to 3,000 doctors, pharmacies, and health care systems, according to federal data. … [Read more...] about No CARES Act funding for pediatricians could mean fewer health care options for kids
The Supreme Court seems ready to side with President TrumpDonald John TrumpMinneapolis erupts for third night, as protests spread, Trump vows retaliation Stocks open mixed ahead of Trump briefing on China The island that can save America MORE on ending DACA. But all of this could be salvaged with swift legislative action. Last June, the House of Representatives passed the Dream and Promise Act, which provides a pathway to citizenship for “Dreamers.” Now we need the Senate to act: Protect our students and the country. … [Read more...] about If Congress doesn’t save DACA, 62,000 health care professionals could be deported
Sen. Maria Elena Durazo, a Democrat from Los Angeles, introduced a bill last year that proposed to cover this same group. She held her bill after being assured by Newsom that he would include this in his budget. Durazo said she got a message from the governor's office right before Thursday's announcement, letting her know that the expansion would be excluded. … [Read more...] about Newsom Budget Yanks Back Health Care Gains For Low-Income Residents