Tag Archives: Care

Walter Wallace Jr. received mental health care days before shooting

Loading the player… Walter Wallace Jr. received mental health care at a crisis center three days before he was fatally shot by Philadelphia police officers.  Wallace Jr. regularly used the outpatient services at the West Philadelphia Consortium, a mental health crisis response center, and had recently resumed treatment, according to executive director John White, per… Read More »

Health care workers in Michigan criticize Trump’s rally amid record Covid cases

U.S. President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Gastonia, North Carolina, U.S., October 21, 2020. Tom Brenner | Reuters A group of Michigan-based health-care workers denounced President Donald Trump‘s planned rally in Lansing on Tuesday amid record daily new coronavirus cases, saying it “threatens to make things worse.” With only a week until 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 »

Pharmacies Grow for Primary Care On-Ramps – And J.D. Power Says Consumers Like That

The use of health and wellness services delivered in retail pharmacies is growing, and health consumers’ satisfaction increases with use. That’s the headline for J.D. Power’s 2020 U.S. Pharmacy Study. This is the 12th year of J.D. Power’s U.S. Pharmacy Study, this year based on a survey of 13,378 pharmacy customers who filled a prescription… Read More »