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Apps and web portals are streamlining vaccine rollout, but the digital strategies could leave vulnerable populations behind, experts warn

Health systems are starting to give Americans aged 65 and older vaccine access, and some are using smartphone apps and online programs to streamline the process. But some older people without smartphones or computers reportedly had difficulty making appointments online in Florida. Research indicates the elderly, low-income populations, and rural […]
Apps and web portals are streamlining vaccine rollout, but the digital strategies could leave vulnerable populations behind, experts warn
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Hospitals are preparing for a vaccine rollout

Hello, Today in healthcare news: An inside look at how hospitals are preparing to vaccinate and prioritise the first round of vaccines, meet the little-known startup that’s helping the UK with its vaccine rollout, and pregnant people will have to wait for a COVID-19 shot. ‘This is game time’: Hospitals […]
Hospitals are preparing for a vaccine rollout
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Here are the 24 countries that are least ready for a pandemic

The coronavirus can be a serious issue for countries with low access to healthcare and inadequate prevention measures. Research from the Nuclear Threat Initiative, the John Hopkins Centre for Health Security, and The Economist Intelligence Unit assessed how prepared 195 countries are for a major epidemic based on six health […]
Here are the 24 countries that are least ready for a pandemic
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Bernie Sanders just cemented his frontrunner status with a huge victory in Nevada. Here’s how his Medicare for All plan would remake the $3.6 trillion US healthcare industry.

Under “Medicare for All,” everyone in the US would receive comprehensive health coverage from the government. The idea has sparked many months of fierce debate between moderate and progressive candidates who agree on expanding insurance coverage, but disagree on the mechanism to do it. Sanders is the frontrunner in the […]
Bernie Sanders just cemented his frontrunner status with a huge victory in Nevada. Here’s how his Medicare for All plan would remake the $3.6 trillion US healthcare industry.