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1,000 people died of Covid-19 in 1 day. Now the US is on track to hit 1 million new cases in 2 weeks

Just after 1,000 people died in a single day, the country is about to reach 4 million Covid-19 cases. To put that in perspective, the first reported case came on January 21. After 99 days, 1 million Americans became infected. It took just 43 days after that to reach 2 million cases. And 28 days… 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 »

HHS distributes $500 million to tribal hospitals, clinics, and urban health centers

On Friday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced it would distribute $ 500 million to the Indian Health Service and tribal hospitals, clinics, and urban health centers in response to COVID-19. At least 233 facilities across the Indian health system serve as the only healthcare provider for both Indian Health Service beneficiaries and… Read More »

UB pharmacy researchers awarded more than $10 million – UB Now: News and views for UB faculty and staff – University at Buffalo Reporter

Researchers in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences will lead four grants totaling more than $ 10 million to examine the effects of drug toxicity on cognitive disorders in older adults with HIV, develop urgent therapies to life-threatening infections, explore the disease of obesity, and craft new treatments for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).… 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 »