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The Pandemic Accelerated Consumers’ Digital Health Tech Ownership As Big Tech Morphs To Big Health

The pandemic ushered in millions of peoples’ first digital health experiences, many of which will persist according to the 23rd Annual U.S. Consumer Technology Ownership & Market Potential Study, published by the Consumer Technology Association. CTA conducted an online survey among 2,409 U.S. adult 18 and over in April 2021 to gather data for this… Read More »

Physician compensation grew modestly during pandemic, MGMA says

Dive Brief: Despite the financial turmoil COVID-19 wrought on U.S. medical practices over the past year, physician income has remained relatively steady, according to a new survey by the Medical Group Management Association. The survey — which included 185,000 providers among more than 6,700 physician-owned and hospital-owned practices — concluded they experienced flat or modest… Read More »

Fauci says pandemic revealed ‘undeniable effects of racism’

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading epidemiologist, said on Sunday “the undeniable effects of racism” have led to disproportionate and unacceptable health disparity that has harmed black people, Hispanics, and Native Americans amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “COVID-19 has shone a bright light on our own society’s failings,” Fauci said during a graduation ceremony event for… Read More »