The COVID-19 death rate for black patients would be 10% lower if they had access to the same hospitals as white patients, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine and OptumLabs, part of the UnitedHealth Group, analyzed data from tens of thousands of hospitalized COVID-19 patients and …

Israel plans to transfer some 1.2 million Pfizer vaccines to Palestinians in the coming days to help them with their coronavirus vaccination campaign, the Haaretz news site reported Thursday. The move was decided at a meeting Thursday between new Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz and senior health ministry officials and comes after Israel faced months of …

Boone Health is moving its coronavirus vaccination sites to Boone Medical Group primary care clinics. Officials report that appointments are needed. To locate the nearest clinic and make an appointment, please visit www.boone.health/primarycare. Boone Health thanks Columbia Mall and Veteran’s United Home Loans for their assistance with the mass vaccination clinics. Boone County Reports Fourth …

As of 2017, Midwestern State University’s Flower Mound Campus has offered accelerated and dual enrollment programs to help nurses achieve graduate degrees. The school’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program saw 27 students graduate last spring and are expected to see nearly 90 more in the summer and fall semesters of this year. The program …

ORMC President Stacey Brown addresses those gathered at a press conference Thursday in the lobby of the Saulsbury Campus Center at Odessa College to announce the hospital’s commitment to the new Wood Health Sciences Building . (Ruth Campbell | American Odessa) Amid much appreciation and thanks, it was announced on Thursday that the Odessa Regional …

Justice Department Coal Companies Grant Expiration of Prescription Drug Coverage for 10th Time in Nine Months, Retirees Say |  Legal matters

Coal companies controlled by the family of Governor Jim Justice failed to comply with a federal court order to resume prescription drug coverage for retired minors, retirees from the companies said. Last week, four law firms authorized an interruption in prescription drug coverage for the 10th time in 8.5 months, extending a trend of retirees …

WASHINGTON – The United States Supreme Court has rejected for the third time a challenge to the country’s leading health insurance law that provides millions of Americans with coverage to help pay their medical bills. The court, in a 7-2 ruling, on Thursday rejected an offer by 18 Republican-led states and former President Donald Trump’s …

The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on June 15 titled “Mental Health Care in America: Tackling Root Causes and Identifying Policy Solutions”. Throughout the hearing, witnesses and committee members identified barriers to accessing mental health services and solutions to address these concerns, including increasing and diversifying the mental health workforce, increasing access to telehealth …

Share0 Developer David Marx sold a medical office building at 902 Quentin Road in Brooklyn for $ 53.7 million. The eight-story Class A building whose tenants include NYU Langone and Touro College School of Health was acquired by a subsidiary of Seavest Healthcare Properties, an institutional manager of medical real estate investments based in White …

States vary, but you may need to purchase collision and comprehensive insurance if you have a car loan. But what if you pay off your car loan? Will your prices go down? (iStock) Almost all states have minimum auto insurance coverage requirements. But the decision to purchase other types of coverage, such as Collision and …