UNLV, CSN and NSC students staff COVID-19 vaccination sites

UNLV nursing student Bianca Rodriguez-Villanueva is one of many future medical professionals racking up “clinical hours” required for graduation while also helping to meet an urgent public health need — administering COVID-19 vaccinations.

The 26-year-old said the most practice she had giving injections was during a clinical last semester at University Medical Center, which made working at UNLV’s vaccination site for a full day last month a little nerve-wracking.

But it was also meaningful.

“For me personally, it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience and it was a very emotional experience in particular,” Rodriguez-Villanueva said.

A few of her relatives in Mexico have died from COVID-19 and others are currently sick with the disease caused by the new coronavirus. By helping administer the vaccine, Rodriguez-Villanueva said she hopes she can help prevent others from losing loved ones.

Related: Clinic for 2nd vaccine doses opens at Las Vegas Convention Center

UNLV, which also

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Biden antitrust agenda ignores states’ complicity on health care monopolies

It comes as no surprise that the Biden administration has taken ambitious early action to expand the federal government’s jurisdiction over access to health care. After all, President Biden was vice president and an influential advisor in the Obama administration, when the Affordable Care Act (ACA) enlarged the federal government’s role in determining health care access and costs, and greatly constricted options for patients.



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Indeed, no one should be surprised by his latest series of executive orders that direct federal agencies to reexamine – and likely revoke – a number of Trump administration rules that had returned some autonomy to patients and state governments. And it’s no surprise that Biden also mandated a reopening of the ObamaCare insurance exchanges from Feb. 15 through May 15, presumably so the administration can shift more individuals from private to public coverage. What’s unlikely – but would be of

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Global Medical Tourism Market Size study, by Type, Application and Regional Forecasts 2021-2026

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Feb 02, 2021 (Heraldkeepers) —
Medical Tourism Market:

WiseGuyReports.com adds “Global Medical Tourism Market Research Report 2021 Analysis and Forecast 2026” reports to its database.

Executive Summary

Major players in the medical tourism market are Apollo Hospital Enterprise Limited, Prince Court Medical Center, Bumrungrad International Hospital, KPJ Healthcare Berhad, and Fortis Health Ltd.

The global medical tourism market is expected to decline from $37.72 billion in 2019 to $19.8 billion in 2020 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of -47.53%. The decline is mainly due to the COVID-19 outbreak that has led to restrictive containment measures involving social distancing, remote working, restriction on cross-border travel and the closure of industries and other commercial activities. The ban on cross-border travel reduces the number of international patients, impacting the market. The market is then expected to recover and

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