Democrats include Sanders measures to expand Medicare in $3.5 trillion infrastructure budget

The Democrats’ $ 3.5 trillion agreed-upon budget for a social infrastructure plan prioritized expanded coverage for dental, vision, and hearing care services under Medicare, marking a major victory for Bernie Sanders and the liberal arm of the party. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and other top Democrats announced an agreement on a top-line budget of… Read More »

Shock belief one in six Aussies have

One in six Aussies believes life will never return to normal, according to a Australian Bureau of Statistics survey on the impacts of the pandemic. The June 2021 edition of the Households Impacts of COVID-19 Survey offers a snapshot of the situation households face as they grapple with pandemic life. One in six people (16… Read More »

Statement on trans rights

As a coalition of HIV and sexual health charities, we want to underscore our absolute commitment to supporting the rights of our trans, non-binary, and gender diverse communities. There is a long history of commitment and mutual support between gender and sexual minorities facing shared struggles. Just as trans people have been central to the… Read More »

Meditech names Michelle O’Connor as its new CEO

Meditech on Tuesday announced that longtime company veteran Michelle O’Connor will be its new president and chief executive officer. WHY IT MATTERSO’Connor, who has worked at the Westwood, Massachusetts-based electronic health record vendor in a variety of roles for more than three decades, will take the reins from Howard Messing, who’s now vice chairman of… Read More »