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Eligible Blue Shield beneficiaries will be able to get blood pressure screenings, blood tests to diagnose diabetes, mammography care coordination and other services through Walgreens' Health Corner locations.
Mayo Clinic and Verily, Alphabet's life sciences subsidiary and one of Google's sister companies, are embarking on a two-year partnership to co-develop clinical decision-support software.
The nation's top employers are focused on accelerating initiatives to improve mental health access and expanding virtual health services.
The healthcare provider will build primary care centers for residents of low-income senior housing facilities, beginning with three properties in New York.
Providers say they are diagnosing more patients with advanced cancers and other diseases after the pandemic put a pause on routine screenings and treatments.
The facility will eliminate the need for patients to self-diagnose before trying to decide to go to urgent care or the emergency department.
Walmart took another step into the telehealth sector with its plans to acquire MeMD, a mental and medical health services provider. Retail-based clinics are becoming an increasingly popular way to deliver care.
CVS Health is stationing therapists at some of its nearly 10,000 retail stores. The move reflects vertical integration among payers and is an example of how the role of a therapist is changing.
About 40% of neurology visits were conducted using telehealth in January 2021. New data show that telehealth usage still remains strong in the specialty, over a year into the pandemic.
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