Tag Archives: care

Doctors and patients continue to search through the overgrown forest of corporate health care

It’s been a rough and difficult year for us. Separation, desperation, depression, illness, and death are scattered among the months that have passed by.  Hope, for the longest time, seemed non-existent. The COVID virus gave the world a “sucker punch,” leveling us all to the ground. Positivity test rates sky-rocketed, death rates at unacceptable levels.… Read More »

UK: Black people less likely to be engaged in HIV care, with more cases of viral rebound

There are ethnic disparities in relation to two key indicators of the quality of HIV care, but there are no differences in viral suppression within a year of starting treatment, Dr Rageshri Dhairyawan told the virtual British HIV Association (BHIVA) conference yesterday. Although the differences are not large, dealing with them is necessary if the… Read More »

New job listings for Amazon’s internal telemedicine service, Amazon Care, hint at expansion

Amazon employees are told they can get health care on call Amazon Care, the company’s online medical clinic for its own employees, is trying to hire half a dozen people in business development roles to “build and grow relationships with commercial and public sector enterprises.” Most of the roles were posted in the past month.… Read More »