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Medical groups, health systems expect COVID-19 pinch to last into next year, AMGA says

Dive Brief: Medical providers continue to be hit hard financially by COVID-19, as a new survey from the American Medical Group Association found that more than 90% of medical groups and integrated healthcare systems say the pandemic cut revenues by at least 25%. Many have reported revenue losses topping 50%. Moreover, a large percentage of… Read More »

Survey says majority of Americans won’t use COVID-19 contact-tracing apps

According to a study commissioned by the security software vendor Avira, 71% of Americans say they won’t use COVID-19 contact-tracing apps, with many citing potential privacy and security issues. Government and healthcare professionals were the least likely to say they’d download the apps, and about three-quarters of people surveyed believed their digital privacy would be… Read More »

Germany says coronavirus tracing app ready to go

FILE PHOTO: German Health Minister Jens Spahn gives a statement ahead of a session at the lower house of German parliament, Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany, May 7, 2020, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues. REUTERS/Annegret Hilse BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s smartphone app to trace coronavirus infections is ready to be launched this… Read More »

Trump Obese But Healthy, His Doctor Says

June 4, 2020 — Despite being obese, President Donald Trump is in good health, White House physician Sean Conley said Wednesday, Bloomberg News reported. “Based on my history, examination and consultations, the data indicates the president remains healthy,” Conley said in a memo released to reporters. According to Conley, Trump weighs 244 pounds. At 6… Read More »

WHO says coronavirus isn’t losing potency: ‘This is still a killer virus’

Medical personnel move a deceased patient to a refrigerated truck serving as make shift morgues at Brooklyn Hospital Center on April 09, 2020 in New York City. Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images The World Health Organization cautioned world leaders Monday about reports that the coronavirus is “losing potency,” saying “this is still a… Read More »