Tag Archives: virtual

Oscar expands into 4 new states, touts new virtual primary care option

Dive Brief: Startup payer Oscar announced a major expansion of both its national presence and virtual healthcare services Thursday, the latter spurred on by the COVID-19 pandemic. New York City-based Oscar said it is expanding into four new states in 2021: Oklahoma, Iowa, North Carolina and Arkansas. It is also expanding into new counties in… Read More »

The virtual commemoration of the European Holocaust Memorial Day for Sinti and Roma on August 2, 2020

Heidelberg, Germany | A virtual commemoration event for the 500,000 murdered Sinti and Roma in Nazi-occupied Europe is the focus of this year’s activities on the occasion of the European Holocaust Memorial Day for Sinti and Roma on 2 August. On this day, we commemorate the last 4,300 Sinti and Roma who were murdered by… Read More »

Telehealth’s Missing Link: In the Rush to Implement Virtual Care, What Did CMS Leave Out?

By RAY CONSTANTINI, MD Imagine three months from now when the predicted ‘second wave’ of COVID-19 is expected to resurge and we’re still without a vaccine. Telehealth has become the entry-point to care, widely adopted by patients both young and old. Now, when an elderly diabetic patient wakes up in the middle of the night… Read More »

Black fraternities host virtual chats to empower Black men during COVID-19

Dr. Gerry White, an associate professor at Clark Atlanta University, believes Black men have the opportunity to play a pivotal role in helping Black communities mitigate the spread of COVID-19, and is using Black fraternities to get that message across. READ MORE: How HBCUs are handling the coronavirus pandemic “We are the protectors of the Black… Read More »