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Health Care, Industry

Biden outlines vaccine plan, set to miss global-sharing goal

June 21, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden is expected to fall short of his commitment to shipping 80 million COVID-19 vaccine doses abroad by the end of June because of regulatory and other hurdles, officials said as they announced new plans Monday for sharing […]


Cloud Computing, Health Care, Industry, Tech

Microsoft has big plans for healthcare, and it’s taking a different path to the rest of big tech

June 21, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Healthcare seems to be top of the to-do lists of CEOs of tech’s biggest companies: Amazon is launching its own healthcare business, Apple’s turning the iPhone into a patient engagement and diagnostics tool, while Google’s parent company Alphabet is betting […]


Health Care, Industry

As COVID-19 crisis ebbs, some seeking 9/11-style commission

June 17, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

With more than 600,000 Americans dead of COVID-19 and questions still raging about the origin of the virus and the government’s response, a push is underway on Capitol Hill and beyond for a full-blown investigation of the crisis by a […]


Health Care, Industry

Meet the mobile therapy startup backed by Christian Angermayer’s

June 15, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Mental health startup Ksana Health has received $2 million in seed funding led by re:Mind Capital, the mental health VC arm of Christian Angermayer and Apeiron Investment Group. It’s a move informed by two trends: passive data collection, and a […]


Health Care, Industry

G-7 gathers to pledge 1B coronavirus vaccine shots for world

June 11, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson greeted world leaders on a wooden boardwalk on the freshly raked sand of Carbis Bay to open the Group of Seven summit Friday, offering elbow bumps to dignitaries gathering for the first time since the […]


Health Care, Industry

Republicans dive into politically fraught push for Covid’s origin story

June 4, 2021

Via: POLITICO

Republicans finally found a commission they can get behind. Feeling vindicated after Democrats, scientists and the media gave new oxygen to the theory that the coronavirus was born out of a laboratory accident in China, Republicans are now ramping up […]


Health Care, Industry

Biden asks US intel officials to investigate COVID-19 origin

May 26, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

President Joe Biden on Wednesday ordered U.S. intelligence officials to “redouble” their efforts to investigate the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, including any possibility the trail might lead to a Chinese laboratory. After months of minimizing that possibility as a […]


Health Care, Industry

House Republicans plan rebellion over mask rules

May 18, 2021

Via: POLITICO

A GOP-led revolt over masks is brewing inside the House as the Capitol wrestles with how and when to return to pre-pandemic routines. Rep. Brian Mast of Florida stood up during a GOP conference meeting Tuesday morning and told his […]


Health Care, Industry

Lessons From the Pandemic for Government Leaders at Every Level

May 12, 2021

Via: Government Executive

The last year has seen some of the most remarkable scientific breakthroughs in human history, resulting in the rapid creation and deployment of multiple, successful vaccines. By mid-May, 35% of Americans were fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with millions more receiving […]


Health Care, Industry

Medicare requires nursing homes to report COVID vaccinations

May 11, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

Medicare will require nursing homes to report COVID-19 vaccination rates for residents and staff, the government said Tuesday, in what officials hope will be an incentive for facilities to keep giving shots even as the worst ravages of the pandemic […]