Clover Health Announces In-Home Primary Care Expansion, Becomes New Target for Reddit Traders – Home Health Care News

Clover Health (Nasdaq: CLOV) announced Wednesday that it plans to scale its in-home primary care program, “Clover Home Care,” through the new direct-contracting model from the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The announcement came as Reddit’s investor community also targeted the health care company as its most recent cause. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, Clover Health is a technology-enabled Medicare Advantage (MA) insurer, with its own in-house clinical capabilities. Launched in 2013, the company went public through a merger with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) in 2020.…

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As children’s hospitals build up precision medicine programs, families still face challenges in reaching a diagnosis

Bolstered by new technologies and decreasing sequencing costs, children’s hospitals are building out precision medicine programs with lofty goals. They hope to identify new treatments for rare diseases, and for children whose cancer is not responding. But for many families, the biggest hurdle is still reaching a diagnosis in the first place, panelists said at MedCity INVEST Precision Medicine. Even as one panelist described the excitement of finding treatments for diseases that were previously deemed undiagnosable, “unfortunately, that’s not the case for a lot of kids and families that are…

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9 Seasonal Summer Foods to Stock Up On

Hot, sunny days that last long into the evening invite us to eat simple meals full of fresh ingredients that are abundant in summer. Produce shelves and farmer’s markets offer so many favorite seasonal summer fruits and vegetables that you can enjoy them every day and never grow bored. Here are nine healthy seasonal foods that hit their peak in summer, along with tips and tempting ideas for eating them. 1. Basil Is basil an herb used to add flavor to marina sauce and other Italian-style dishes? Or is it…

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Global Leaders from Health and Energy pave the way for a Clean and Healthy Future for All – World Health Organization

Over 20 leaders, including ministers of health and energy, heads of international organizations and senior representatives from civil society institutions today endorsed a Strategic Roadmap on Health and Energy. The Roadmap identifies key steps to accelerate access to clean and sustainable energy for public health protection and serves as a call to action to increase commitments, mobilize resources and put enabling frameworks in place. The document was endorsed at the first meeting of the High-Level Coalition on Health and Energy, convened by the WHO Director–General. The meeting provided the opportunity…

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Terra raises $2.8M to build the Plaid for fitness data – TechCrunch

This morning Terra, a recent Y Combinator graduate building an API for fitness and health data, announced that it has closed a $2.8 million round. The investment includes capital from General Catalyst, Samsung Next and NEXT VENTURES. The company intends to hire with its new capital, increasing from a team of four today — the co-founders and two other engineers — to seven this month. Terra expects to staff up to 10 people inside the quarter. More folks makes sense, given the scope of what Terra is building. The company’s…

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