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October 25, 2020
October 25, 2020
Breast cancer survivors launch bra fitting service

Kate Courtman and Sarah Mountford set up the Bra Sisters to help women find bras post-mastectomy.

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October 24, 2020
Surging coronavirus colors White House race in closing days

With coronavirus infections reaching their highest peak of the pandemic just as the election headed into the home stretch, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden took starkly different approaches to the public health crisis in appealing for votes in battleground states.

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October 24, 2020
Beyond the Byline: Texas COPA law may pave the way for more hospital M&A

Texas regulators approved the sale of three hospitals via a Certificate of Public Advantage law, despite scrutiny from federal overseers. Modern Healthcare Hospital Operations Reporter Alex Kacik spoke with Finance Reporter Tara Bannow to discuss how the framework of the COPA could spur more hospital mergers and acquisitions.

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October 24, 2020
Medical licensing reform sought to support telehealth growth, help fight pandemics

The pandemic may have marked the beginning of the end of state physician licensure, if telehealth proponents get their way.

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October 24, 2020
Voting in a Covid Pandemic: Wear a Mask and Bring Your Own Pens

A new C.D.C. report cites lessons learned from Delaware’s primary and suggests that voters could use some instruction in the right way to wear a mask.

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October 24, 2020
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October 24, 2020
By the Numbers: Largest patient-satisfaction measurement firms, 2020

The results of Modern Healthcare's annual survey rank the nation's 17 largest patient-satisfaction measurement firms by total number of clients in 2019.

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October 24, 2020
Healthcare policy agendas will be driven by elections in Congress, states

The presidential race will likely be top of mind for voters this fall, but the November election will also decide legislative agendas for healthcare reform in Congress and in the states.

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October 24, 2020
Pandemic puts pen in hands 
of remote scribes

While the pandemic may have led to layoffs of scribes in the U.S., companies offering remote scribing have seen growth.

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October 24, 2020
Succession planning should promote diversity

Healthcare leaders can look to their own career trajectories and see how others helped them reach the pinnacle of their careers, and how they can help others forge similar paths.

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October 24, 2020
Able Channel sets sights 
on healthy programming

A new streaming service is gearing up to offer consumers healthcare and wellness videos. Planned series will cover living well, cancer, the brain, aging, behavioral health, chronic illness, and disability.

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October 24, 2020
Telehealth expansion has been transformational; payment changes should be made permanent

Telehealth became an instant necessity amid the COVID-19 pandemic. With its newfound prominence, it is catapulting American healthcare forward in ways that make care more accessible, adaptable and affordable. 

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October 24, 2020
Letters: Eliminating bias in healthcare needs to be ‘deliberate and organic’

All manner of programs for “breaking bias” haven’t been working. If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always got.

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October 24, 2020
C-suite diversity remains a work in progress

Industry leaders share their thoughts on how healthcare can begin improving diversity and inclusion efforts to increase minority representation in leadership roles.

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October 24, 2020
Scrubs brand Figs misfires with video dubbed 'offensive'

Scrubs marketer Figs managed to pull off an outrage two-fer with a recent video: offending both osteopaths and women clinicians. 

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October 24, 2020
Data Points: Domestic violence is a widespread problem

About 24 people per minute are victims of violence by an intimate partner, and the increased economic stress and isolation brought on by the pandemic threatens to exacerbate an already challenging problem.

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October 24, 2020
Concerns rise as coronavirus, flu season overlap

Flu season has officially begun in the United States, but many are still wondering how the global coronavirus pandemic may exacerbate its effect.

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October 24, 2020
Covid: The NHS workers 'still recovering' as second wave looms

As the second wave of the pandemic takes deep root across parts of the UK, thousands of NHS workers are struggling to recover from what they have already been through.

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October 24, 2020
Hospitalization data flawed in several states

A handful of states are unable to post accurate data on COVID-19 dashboards because of a flaw in the federal reporting system.

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October 24, 2020
Covid blood plasma donation: What is blood plasma?

The NHS wants us to donate blood plasma to help fight Covid-19. But why?

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October 24, 2020
The Trump Administration Shut a Vaccine Safety Office Last Year. What’s the Plan Now?

The office was dedicated to the long-term safety of vaccines. Experts say plans to track coronavirus vaccines are fragmented and “behind the eight ball.”

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October 24, 2020
Mitch McConnell’s bruised hands, lips likely common skin condition, dermatologists say

What’s wrong with Mitch McConnell’s hands? Probably nothing more than the thinning skin — and easy bruising — that comes with old age.

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October 23, 2020
New HRAs could cost low-income people their ACA subsidies

Individual coverage health reimbursement arrangements could lead to higher individual market premiums, loss of employer-sponsored insurance and increased consumer burden, a report found.

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October 23, 2020
Most providers still don't universally screen for social needs

While healthcare providers are more interested in addressing social determinants of health, many still don't screen all of their patients to identify their potential needs.

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