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ADA Board of Trustees: Dentistry is essential health care – American Dental Association

August 10, 2020 By Mary Beth Versaci The American Dental Association Board of Trustees has adopted an ad interim policy stating dentistry is essential health care to help guide advocacy for the dental profession during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Board established the ad interim policy via a video call July 27, and the House of… Read More »

Pharmacies Grow for Primary Care On-Ramps – And J.D. Power Says Consumers Like That

The use of health and wellness services delivered in retail pharmacies is growing, and health consumers’ satisfaction increases with use. That’s the headline for J.D. Power’s 2020 U.S. Pharmacy Study. This is the 12th year of J.D. Power’s U.S. Pharmacy Study, this year based on a survey of 13,378 pharmacy customers who filled a prescription… Read More »

Your Coronavirus Antibodies Are Disappearing. Should You Care?

Your blood carries the memory of every pathogen you’ve ever encountered. If you’ve been infected with the coronavirus, your body most likely remembers that, too. Antibodies are the legacy of that encounter. Why, then, have so many people stricken by the virus discovered that they don’t seem to have antibodies? Blame the tests. Most commercial… Read More »

How Philips Has Pivoted In the COVID-19 Pandemic: Connected Care From Hospital to Home

What a difference 90 days makes. I was scheduled to meet with Roy Jakobs, Chief Business Leader of Connected Care at Philips, at HIMSS in Orlando on 9th March 2020. I’d interviewed Roy at CES 2020 in Las Vegas in January to catch up on consumer health developments, and the March meeting was going to… Read More »

Community Care Cooperative launches $5 million campaign to boost telehealth for health centers fighting COVID-19

Community Care Cooperative, the accountable care organization that advances community-based care for MassHealth members through its network of 19 health centers throughout Massachusetts, has launched a $ 5 million campaign to greatly increase telehealth capacity in community health centers statewide. C3 said that telehealth capability is needed in order to better fight the COVID-19 pandemic –… Read More »