Tag Archives: Care

Primary care plays bigger role in vaccine rollout as burnout persists

Dive Brief: Primary care practices are playing a significant role in vaccinating people in the U.S. for COVID-19, according to a new survey from the Primary Care Collaborative and the Larry A. Green Center. The PCC surveyed more than 650 primary care physicians, nurse practitioners and pharmacists in 48 states, the District of Columbia and… Read More »

HIV self-testing increases uptake of HIV testing, but with poorer linkage to care

A study has concluded that HIV self-testing is safe, increases testing uptake and increases the yield of HIV positive results among men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people. Among female sex workers, results are more mixed. While HIV self-testing improves testing uptake, it does not increase the yield of positive results and… Read More »

Today’s employee perks? Lunch stipends and virtual child care

Andrew MatsumotoAlexander Scott Harris Working at home, alone in his Brooklyn apartment, was not what Andrew Matsumoto signed up for. The 33-year-old product designer had just started his job at mortgage lender Better.com when the pandemic hit and he was sent to work from home. “It was unsettling,” he said. Matsumoto missed out on spending… Read More »