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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Patrick Harker, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, said in early May that the Federal Reserve is “thinking carefully about setting up facilities that can provide direct lending to colleges, universities, and nonprofit medical institutions.” … [Read more...] about Will the pandemic change the Delaware health care landscape?
"I think there will be a huge effort within the next few weeks to see whether we can push back on this." Claire Ramsey, Justice in Aging The revised budget assumes 14.5 million people will be on the Medi-Cal roll by July 2020—the highest ever, and about 2 million more than in December 2019. Medi-Cal sign-ups peaked at 13.6 million in 2016, according to the state's Department of Health Care Services. … [Read more...] about Newsom Budget Yanks Back Health Care Gains For Low-Income Residents
Dr. Michael Bornstein, who runs the Pediatric Center, with offices in Katy, Sugar Land and Richmond, said he’s had to negotiate with his landlords, vaccine vendors and computer system provider to bring costs down. He has saved an estimated $100,000 monthly by deferring payments, but will have to come up with the money as soon as next month. … [Read more...] about No CARES Act funding for pediatricians could mean fewer health care options for kids
Who could possibly gain by ripping Dr. Garcia Nieto, Dr. Mejias-Beck and their colleagues from our workforce? Our “Dreamer” graduates are supposed to take their skills to a high-need community, most likely in a rural area, after residency, a condition of the state loan program that helps them cover their tuition. Today, 135 rural counties lack a single physician, according to New American Economy. Now imagine what will happen to these communities when they are struck by COVID-19. … [Read more...] about If Congress doesn’t save DACA, 62,000 health care professionals could be deported