Report: Walgreens-backed primary care startup planning IPO

Walgreens, VillageMD to open 40 clinics by next summer

Walgreens-backed VillageMD is reportedly planning an IPO. Photo credit: Walgreens A primary care startup that has Walgreens as a big backer is looking to go public later this year. According to anonymous sources cited by Bloomberg, VillageMD is planning an

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Pandemic takes tragic toll on international students with rising deaths by suicide: report

Pandemic takes tragic toll on international students with rising deaths by suicide: report

International students are being pushed to the brink during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the mounting pressures have led to a rise in death by suicide cases across Canada, according to a report by the nonprofit One Voice Canada.“It’s a

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10% of Black patients report prejudice by their healthcare provider

10% of Black patients report prejudice by their healthcare provider

Black adults were more likely than patients from other racial and ethnic groups to report discrimination against them by a healthcare provider both prior to and during the pandemic.An Urban Institute report released Monday found 10.6% of Black patients reported

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Report: Bright Health eyes $1B IPO

Report: Bright Health eyes $1B IPO

About a month after Oscar Health announced plans to raise up to $1.05 billion in its planned IPO, its rival Bright Health is reportedly making similar plans. Bright Health plans to raise at least $1 billion in an IPO that

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Indiana’s Medicaid Expansion — Designed by Pence and Verma — Panned in Federal Report

Indiana’s Medicaid Expansion — Designed by Pence and Verma — Panned in Federal Report

Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Indiana’s Medicaid expansion — with its “personal responsibility” provisions that require enrollees to pay monthly premiums and manage health savings accounts — proved no better at improving health and access to care than other state

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Pfizer & BioNTech report Covid-19 vaccine shows 100% efficacy in kids 12 to 15

Pfizer, BioNTech ask FDA to approve freezer temp change for Covid-19 vaccine

  Pfizer and BioNTech are giving an early look at clinical trial data for their Covid-19 vaccine in children 12 to 15 years old and the results so far look better than the efficacy shown in older teens and young

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Pfizer-BioNTech Report First Long-Term Study Results for COVID-19 Vaccine

Pfizer-BioNTech Report First Long-Term Study Results for COVID-19 Vaccine

On April 1, Pfizer-BioNTech released results from the longest study yet of their COVID-19 vaccine. In a release, the companies reported that their two-dose vaccine was 91.3% efficacious in protecting people from COVID-19 disease for up to six months. The

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Company at centre of Johnson & Johnson vaccine problem has prior health citations: report – National

Company at centre of Johnson & Johnson vaccine problem has prior health citations: report - National

The company at the center of quality problems that led Johnson & Johnson to discard an unknown amount of its coronavirus vaccine has a string of citations from U.S. health officials for quality control problems.Emergent BioSolutons, a little-known company at the

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More regulation of urgent-care industry needed, Community Catalyst report argues

More regulation of urgent-care industry needed, Community Catalyst report argues

A new report calls attention to the lack of regulation surrounding urgent-care clinics—a popular source of COVID-19 tests during the pandemic—and implores states to boost their oversight. Not-for-profit consumer advocacy groups Community Catalyst and the National Health Law Program found

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Too Few Minorities in U.S. Health Care Workforce: Report

Too Few Minorities in U.S. Health Care Workforce: Report

WEDNESDAY, March 31, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Black, Hispanic, and Native American people are significantly underrepresented in U.S. health professions, with little indication that diversity will improve, a new study says.In 2019, Black people made up about 12.1% of the U.S. workforce,

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