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How the pandemic has accelerated digital payments in telehealth

The COVID-19 pandemic has redefined how health care is delivered as well as how people pay for it. On the delivery side, patients and doctors offices have embraced telehealth appointments; on the financial side, patients have turned to contactless payment modalities and phone apps to handle their balances.  Zotec Partners, a healthcare payment vendor, reports that the… Read More »

Fauci Wants to Make Vaccines for the Next Pandemic Before It Hits

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveCovid-19 Updates Coronavirus Map and Cases Delta Variant Pandemic Relief Programs Ending What is HIPAA? Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Fauci Wants to Make Vaccines for the Next Pandemic Before It Hits If funded, a government program costing several billion dollars could develop “prototype” vaccines… Read More »

Sexual violence against women and girls in Uganda increased during the COVID-19 pandemic

Reports of rape and sexual violence increased among women and girls in Uganda during the COVID-19 pandemic, while uptake of post-exposure prophylaxis decreased. These outcomes suggest that Ugandan women and girls may have had increased HIV exposure during the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic is associated with increased gender-based violence perpetration. In Uganda, COVID-19 restrictions… Read More »

Mayo Clinic bounces back from pandemic, but expenses rise dramatically

Dive Brief: The Mayo Clinic reported turning a profit in the first quarter of the year, although its expenses rose significantly compared to the first quarter of 2020, which was mostly completed before the COVID-19 pandemic became a significant issue. Overall, net income for the Minnesota-based multistate hospital system totaled $ 243 million without counting… Read More »