Tag Archives: care

Mission Children’s Hospital Partnership with Mountain Child Advocacy Center Enhances Care for Babies and Children Who Are Victims of Neglect and Abuse

By Carolyn Comeau The safety and quality of life of Buncombe County’s babies and children are dependent on the adults around them. But sadly, over 4,000 children in Buncombe County alone experience neglect and physical or sexual abuse annually. – 1 in 5 children will experience abuse or neglect.– 50 percent of abuse victims are… Read More »

Risky Work: SARS-CoV-2 Infections Among Frontline Health Care Workers

Health Care Workers Wearing Personal Protective Equipment getty New results of research by a consortium of thirteen medical centers together with the CDC quantify the risk of infection in health care personnel working with Covid-19 patients.  We have long known that health care workers face some risk of infection with SARS-CoV-2 when caring for Covid-19… Read More »

ADA Board of Trustees: Dentistry is essential health care – American Dental Association

August 10, 2020 By Mary Beth Versaci The American Dental Association Board of Trustees has adopted an ad interim policy stating dentistry is essential health care to help guide advocacy for the dental profession during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Board established the ad interim policy via a video call July 27, and the House of… 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 »