Tag Archives: Community

Coronavirus live updates: Possible community spread in US, Japan to close all schools

People are wearing masks at Myeongdong on February 20, 2020 in Seoul, South Korea. Jong-Hyun Kim |Anadolu Agency | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Eastern time. Total confirmed cases: More than 81,400 Total deaths: At least 2,770 9:11 am: PayPal warns coronavirus will… Read More »

Department of Justice claims Community Health Network fraudulently billed Medicare

The U.S. Department of Justice is alleging that Indianapolis-based Community Health Network knowingly billed Medicare for services referred by a doctor with financial ties to the health system — which the government said has entailed millions of dollars over the course of nearly a decade. In a complaint filed this week, the DOJ alleged that… Read More »

deadly germs, Lost cures: In a Poor Kenyan Community, Cheap Antibiotics Fuel Deadly Drug-Resistant Infections

NAIROBI, Kenya — Four days after her toddler’s health took a turn for the worse, his tiny body wracked by fever, diarrhea and vomiting, Sharon Mbone decided it was time to try yet another medicine. With no money to see a doctor, she carried him to the local pharmacy stall, a corrugated shack near her… Read More »

Specialist telemedicine platform saves Vista Community Clinic $1.8 million

As a federally qualified health center, Vista Community Clinic is a safety net for its neighborhood, managing an uninsured or underinsured patient population – in this case, 58 percent Medicaid, 2 percent Medicare and 32 percent uninsured. THE PROBLEM Access to specialty care is tough for these patients for several reasons, including transportation, child care,… Read More »

(WATCH) #NoMoreShame: Charlamagne Tha God and theGrio’s Natasha Alford talk ending stigma around mental health issues in the Black community

In an honest and unfiltered interview at theGrio‘s studios in New York City, radio host Charlamagne The God and Deputy Editor, Natasha S. Alford, unpacked the stigma around mental health in the Black community and how to overcome feelings of depression and isolation. While there’s been a more recent cultural shift to be open about… Read More »