Health Headlines for May 20, 2019

Telehealth visits while small are growing in Upstate New York

Digital Commerce 360

More consumers covered by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield are using digital doctor visits.

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Hoylman adds ‘grace period’ to Senate vaccination exemption bill

Politico

Although the new language still would repeal the religious exemption to vaccination requirements, it would allow parents to catch up on their child’s immunization schedule without having to pull them from school.

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Healthcare Reform: Where’s the PUsh for More Innovation?

Forbes

Expanding access and reducing costs are important for many voters—but nobody’s talking about a bigger strategic monster: our need to ramp up healthcare innovation.

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Central New York Nonprofits Receive Community Health Awards

The Lansing Star

Awards focus on improving the health status of the community, reducing the incidence of specific diseases, promoting health education and enhancing overall wellness.

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