Tag Archives: States

President Joe Biden urges states to vaccinate teachers, school staff this month

Letetsia A. Fox, Chapter President Los Angeles 500 of the California School Employees Association receives her first COVID-19 Moderna vaccination shot from registered nurse Sosse Bedrossian, director of nursing services for LAUSD. Al Seib | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images President Joe Biden on Tuesday urged states to prioritize vaccinating teachers and school staff… Read More »

State’s worst hospitals revealed

The worst hospitals in New South Wales have been revealed, prompting Labor to call for the Berejiklian government to do more to address the “systemic healthcare crisis” in western Sydney. A new Bureau of Health Information report has revealed patients feel they are receiving a lower level of care in Bankstown, Liverpool, Nepean, Westmead and… Read More »

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 »

White House denies report that national coronavirus testing plan was scrapped to hurt blue states

Admiral Brett Giroir, U.S. Assistant Secretary For Health, speaks during a House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing in Washington, D.C., July 31, 2020. Erin Scott | Pool | Reuters The White House on Friday denied a report claiming the Trump administration scrapped plans for a national coronavirus testing strategy to make Democratic governors in… Read More »

Top audiology schools in the United States

If you love science and have a desire to help people hear better, you may want to investigate a career in audiology. Audiologists diagnose and treat hearing impairment and balance disorders in people of all ages and usually work in a hospital, physician’s office or audiology clinic. Audiologists need a master’s or doctoral degree and… Read More »