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COVID-19 case at Sydney supermarket

A Sydney supermarket worker who tested positive to COVID-19 after spending two weeks in hotel quarantine in Victoria has been deemed a low-risk by state health authorities. The NSW man spent two weeks in hotel quarantine in Victoria and tested positive to COVID-19 after returning to Sydney and working at Woolworths in Balmain. NSW Chief… Read More »

Molina buys small New York Medicaid plan, executing on its strategy

Dive Brief: Molina has completed an acquisition of certain assets of YourCare Health Plan, mainly a Medicaid managed care plan that covers about 47,000 members in New York. It’s a smaller deal, but it more than doubles Molina’s footprint in one of the largest Medicaid managed care markets in the country. The market share leaders… Read More »

AHA News: COVID-19 Pandemic Brings New Concerns About Excessive Drinking

WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2020 (American Heart Association News) — Unwinding with a glass of wine or a “quarantini” might seem like a good way to cope with the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic. But for some people, too much alcohol is making the ongoing health crisis worse. “There are data to indicate people are drinking… Read More »

All UC Schools of Medicine to interview applicants virtually – University of California

The deans of University of California Health’s six medical schools announced today (June 30) that all medical school, residency and fellowship interviews for the 2020-2021 academic year will be held in a virtual format. The decision creates a consistent approach of no in-person interviews so that all applicants who advance to the interview stage have… Read More »