Arkansas StateKATV

Unvaccinated Arkansas healthcare workers urged to get COVID shot

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Healthcare workers are on the frontlines every day fighting COVID-19 but many in Arkansas are not vaccinated. "We do not have a vaccine mandate," said Dr. Robert Hopkins, Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics UAMS. "We are currently not allowed to have a vaccine mandate because of a law passed by our legislature in April."
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TechnologyHouston Chronicle

Fortress Identity, a leading provider of Digital ID Verification and Biometric Authentication, launches new releases for FortressID, FortressBA, introduces FortressPAY

MIAMI (PRWEB) July 30, 2021. "We are excited to announce the latest release for Fortress ID - A web based multi-tenant Government ID Verification and AML/KYC platform, with added features for back office integration, improved multi tenant data aggregation and compliance alerts messaging bus, and improved transaction dashboard and case reporting. FortressBA, our flagship facial recognition and voice authentication platforms also improved Passive Facial Liveness Video integration and performance, improved network status data and messaging" says Alessandro Chiarini, CEO and President of Fortress Identity.

Healthcare out-of-pocket spending rises to $491B

A report from medical research company Kalorama Information shows total out-of-pocket healthcare spending by consumers has reached an estimated $491.6 billion in 2021, a 10 percent increase from 2020 with an anticipated increase of 9.9 percent through 2026, a July 29 press release said. Contributing factors to the spending growth...
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Mr. Healthcare IT

About Me: Top performer at big name in Healthcare IT in a hybrid project management/debugging software role. Worried about GPA and volunteer experience. Going to retake the GMAT. Details:. Undergrad School: Ivy. Undergrad Major: Engineering. GPA: 3.4. GMAT: 730. Age: 29, Ethnicity: White. Other Degree/Certification: MS - Computer Science. School...

Are PAs coming for your job?

Is it a marketing decision, a move to improve access to care, or a misstep?. The clinicians formerly known as physician assistants have officially become physician associates. The name change has sparked much discussion in the medical world about the implications for patients and physicians. It’s also prompted two broad categories of discussion: One, what does this mean for quality of care? And two, will it confuse patients?

3 areas providers are investing the most for patient experience

Healthcare providers are ramping up digital transformation projects and turning to new technology to stay connected to patients and improve care experiences. For its State of Telehealth Q2'21 Report, CB Insights analyzed providers' digital technology adoption trends so far in 2021. The report found that because of the COVID-19 pandemic...
Rochester, NY13 WHAM

Renting in Rochester is unaffordable for minimum wage workers

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - The National Low Income Housing Coalition "Out of Reach 2021" report reveals there is no affordable place to live in the U.S. if you're a minimum wage worker, including Rochester. According to Fair Market Rent, a HUD metric used in assessing affordable housing rates, a person needs...