Tag Archives: Access

In cost-saving move, Medicare could limit patient access to Alzheimer’s treatment

Medicare might restrict patient access to Alzheimer’s treatment priced at $ 56,000 for a year’s supply to soften the financial blow to the federal insurance program’s budget. “Whether or not that drug will be covered by Medicare and Medicaid is is an outstanding question, something that HHS will have to deal with,” said Health and… Read More »

World Coffee Alliance (WCA) announces confirmed speakers at WCA CROSS TALK SERIES 2021 Virtual Event – “Digitalising Access to Coffee Finance: Where is the Beef?”

LONDON, United Kingdom – World Coffee Alliance (WCA), a network alliance of coffee industry professionals producing critical insights including market research, due diligence reports and technical advice in the global coffee value chain will hold a Zoom virtual event WCA CROSS TALK SERIES – “Digitalising Access to Coffee Finance: Where is the Beef?” on Wednesday… Read More »

The Latest: Pope urges vaccine access to poorest nations

ROME — Pope Francis is urging political leaders make sure coronavirus vaccines are available to the poorest nations. He says in many parts of the world, there is a “pharmacological marginalization” of those without access to health care. Francis met Saturday with members of an Italian aid group that collects donated medicines from pharmaceutical companies… Read More »

China spat may be threatening Canada’s bid to get early access to leading COVID-19 vaccine: experts

Article content continued Last month, the company’s co-founder said it was in talks with Russia, Brazil, Chile and Saudi Arabia to conduct Phase 3 trials, which determine whether the vaccine actually protects people against COVID-19 infection. Back in Canada, “we are continuing to wait for the vaccine,” said Scott Halperin, the Dalhousie scientist heading Canada’s… Read More »

Addressing Health Equity Must Include Digital Equity Beyond Access To Medical Services and Insurance

The 21st Century Cures Act emphasizes patients’ control of personal health information. ONC rules issues in March 2020 called for more patient-facing health tools and apps to bolster health consumer engagement and empowerment. But the emergence of the coronavirus in the U.S. revealed many weakness in the American health care system, one of which has… Read More »

HHS awards $20 million to increase telehealth access

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration, has awarded $ 20 million to increase telehealth access and infrastructure for providers and families to help prevent and respond to COVID-19. The funds will assist telehealth providers with cross-state licensure to improve access to healthcare during the pandemic. WHY… Read More »