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6/12/20 Weekly Roundup: Top Articles This Week

Jun 12, 2020 12:55:30 PM / by The Babyscripts Team

Copy of unnamed (1)The recent protests for racial justice and equality have put a much needed spotlight on the inequities that exist in our healthcare system. Coupled with the pandemic, they are driving important conversations about the ways in which technology can be used to improve outcomes for the vulnerable, especially low-income and minority populations. Plus, as the world emerges from lockdown, reimbursement questions resurface as practices consider long term plans for virtual care solutions. 

6/12, Becker's Hospital Review: Will health systems sustain telehealth if pandemic pay rates, coverage drop?

6/12, mHealth Intelligence: New Bill Aims to Make Telehealth Coverage Permanent for FQHCs, RHCs

6/12, ABC News: Healthcare workers say 'racism is a pandemic too.'

6/12, Red Tricycle: The State of Black Mothers in America Virtual Mini-Conference to Be Held Jun. 19

6/11, The Guardian: 'The data was there – so why did it take coronavirus to wake us up to racial health inequalities?'

6/10, The Washington Post: The pandemic’s mental health impact is dangerous for new moms. Especially black moms.

6/09, Forbes: UK: Over Half Of Pregnant Women With Covid-19 Are Asian Or Black

6/09, JD Supra: The COVID-19 Pandemic is Demonstrating the Value of Telehealth and Medicaid is Poised to Capitalize

6/08, Cision: Medicaid Demo Day Series Addresses Impacts of COVID-19 on Vulnerable Populations

6/05, mHealth Intelligence: FTC Weighs In On Expanding CMS Telehealth Coverage Beyond COVID-19

Tags: In the News, Black Lives Matter