AUSTIN (KXAN) — A team of researchers found that Black and Hispanic veterans waited longer for some medical services at Veteran Affairs (VA) hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic years than their white counterparts.  The study authors, who work with the VA, wrote that previous research has shown that Black and Hispanic veterans wait longer for […]

Graduates on the campus of Xavier University of Louisiana. Louisiana Travel Xavier University in New Orleans, Louisiana, the only Catholic “Historically Black College or University” in the United States, announced plans to start a school of medicine to help address the shortage of black doctors in the country. The school will work with Ochsner Health […]

Story Highlights 38% say they put off treatment, up 12 percentage points from 2021 27% say medical treatment was for a very or somewhat serious condition Lower-income, younger adults, women most likely to report delaying care WASHINGTON, D.C. — The percentage of Americans reporting they or a family member postponed medical […]

Wia dis foto come from, Jersey City Medical Center 13 January 2023 Ijeoma Akunyili, don make history as di first Black Chief Medical Officer for one hospital for America, dat na di Jersey City Medical Center. Dis na afta di Jersey City Medical Center, wey be RWJBarnabas Health facility appoint her as dia new Chief […]

The number of medical residents training in the United States continues its upward trend, the AAMC 2022 Report on Residents shows. In 2021, 149,296 medical residents trained in Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education accredited residency programs or fellowships across the United States, about 5,000 more than in 2020 and about 10,000 more than in […]

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A Malvern medical-device maker has agreed to pay $44.88 million to settle accusations that it sent U.S. military members’ and veterans’ heart monitoring records to be analyzed in India, after falsely certifying that it wouldn’t let that information out of the United States. Although U.S. law requires that this work be done in this country, […]

CNN  —  Brittney Griner departed a medical military facility in Texas on Friday and headed home to Arizona, vowing in an Instgram post to play in the WNBA this season as she took another step in her reintegration into American life after her detention in Russia.

The number of Black, Hispanic, and women applicants and enrollees continued to increase at U.S. medical schools in the 2022-23 academic year, according to data released today by the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges). This year, the number of medical school applicants returned to pre-pandemic levels, after the 2021-2022 academic year data revealed a […]

Dr. Eckart Rolshoven examines a patient at his clinic in Püttlingen, a small town in Germany’s Saarland region. Although Germany has a largely private health care system, patients pay nothing out-of-pocket when they come to see him. Pasquale D’Angiolillo for KHN hide caption toggle caption Pasquale D’Angiolillo for KHN Dr. Eckart Rolshoven examines a patient […]

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