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UnitedHealth likely to keep squeezing physician staffing firms

The nation’s largest private insurer has been terminating its contracts with physician staffing firms in a bid to extract lower prices, part of a years-long pattern analysts say could spur other payers to follow. UnitedHealthcare contends it is simply trying to curb the rising cost of healthcare by driving out high-cost providers that charge far… Read More »

NHS joins forces with tech firms to stop the spread of COVID-19 misinformation

The NHS is working with Google, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook to provide the public with accurate information about COVID-19 and prevent the spread of “fake news”. Google will provide easy access to verified NHS guidance when someone searches for information on the virus, while both Twitter and Facebook are directing users to the NHS website.… Read More »

Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum, local firms partner on compost program

In 2017 the Arboretum formed a Soils Advisory Committee to enhance critical thinking about the long-term health of their soils, collection, and larger environment, according to Andrew Gapinski, head of horticulture. Comprised of soil scientists from North America representing academia, public gardens, and government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Forest Service,… Read More »