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Urgent Care Access (UCAccess) tackles today’s most relevant issues, gathered from sources like The Associated Press, The New York Times, Financial Times, and the leading industry publications. Delivered weekly to the inboxes of 18,000 urgent care providers and health professionals, UCAccess keeps the industry informed on key topics most affecting urgent care. Be sure to add info@ucaoa.org to your "safe senders" list or email whitelist so you don't miss a single edition.

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December 2020

  • December 3 - CDC Vaccine Advisers Vote on Who Should Get COVID Vaccine First; First Mass Shipment of Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives in US; State Vaccine Registry Deadlines IMMINENT; Updated Version of Benchmarking Report Includes a NEW Section on the Impact of COVID-19 on the Industry; New $908 Billion Bipartisan Stimulus Proposal Released Tuesday; CMS Finalizes Physician Fee Schedule, Including Controversial Updates to E/M Visits; NEW Hippo Education Program; 12 Good Things from Us to You


November 2020

  • November 25 AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine; CDC 4 Key Guidelines for COVID Vaccine Distribution; State Vaccine Registry Deadlines IMMINENT; Facebook Community; Hippo Educations NEW Telemedicine Course; Amazon Smile; 5 Week's Left of FREE Content and more!
  • November 19Why Does Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine Need To Be Kept Colder Than Antarctica; Why the Coronavirus Numbers are Likely to Keep Getting Worse; Antibiotic Awareness Week; Member Spotlight; Industry and Pediatric Blog; and more!
  • November 12 FDA Gives Emergency OK to Lilly's Antibody Treatment for COVID-19; About 9% of hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Readmitted Within Two Months, CDC Finds; Serve on your State’s COVID-19 Vaccination Administration Committee; NEW! Updated version of the Benchmarking Report with a new section showing the impact of COVID-19 on Urgent Care Centers; NEW! UCA2020 On-Demand Sessions; New Certified Centers and More!
  • November 5Free Life Insurance Coverage for Healthcare Workers On the Frontline of COVID-19 Pandemic; American Academy of Pediatrics Reports Highest One-Week Increase in Child Cases of COVID-19 Since Onset of Pandemic; Why We Should Resist Over-Optimism About Covid-19 Vaccines; COVID-19 Task Force Update; NEW! UCA2020 On-Demand Sessions; Webinars, Industry Perspectives Blog, New Policy of the Month and More!
  • November 4 - Special edition sponsored by Experity


October 2020

  • October 29 - COVID-19 Infections Causing Health Care Worker Shortages; 4 Big Announcements from UCA Chief Executive Officer; Patients Can Read Your Clinical Notes Starting Nov 2; JD Power Survey Charts the Top 12 Reasons for Using Telehealth; CalUCA Welcomes New Board Members; and More!
  • October 28 - Special edition sponsored by Braid
  • October 22 -  A Week After COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Goes on Pause, Johnson & Johnson and FDA Won't Reveal Critical Details; U.K. Government Invests $43 Million In Vaccine Trials That Deliberately Infect Volunteers With COVID-19; NAHQ Healthcare Quality Week October 18-24; UCAPAC Needs Your Support to Help Defend our Industry; UCA2020 - ABS and PR … Both Important UC Acronyms; Hippo Education's NEW Telemedicine: Common Conditions Video Course; Webinars and more!
  • October 15 COVID-19 Town Hall 5.0; Johnson & Johnson Pauses Coronavirus Vaccine; Eli Lilly Antibody Treatment Trial Is Paused; Coming Soon: Members Only Podcasts; Webinars and more!
  • October 8 - CalUCA Virtual Conference; COVID-19 Town Hall 5.0 with the CDC; Could COVID-19 Actually be Driving Patients to UC?; We Cannot Ignore Non-Communicable Diseases During COVID; COVID Task Force Update; UCA2020 - COVID and Micro Learning; and more!
  • October 1 - Insights on CDC's Vaccine Distribution Planning from UCA Chief Executive Officer Lou Ellen Horwitz, More than 1,700 U.S. healthcare workers have died from COVID-19, nurses' union says, VA Enhanced Flu Vaccine Benefit, Telehealth Is Here To Stay. Are The Providers Who Refuse To Embrace It, This Week's Features from UCA2020 - FREE for UCA Members!, New and Renewed Center Members, 3bExam Blog: DOT Physicals - No Rush to Judgment, Member Spotlight Story, New Policy of the Month, and more!

September 2020

  • September 24CCA and UCA Call-To-Action to be part of the Solution to Immunizing the US Population for COVID19 when a Vaccine is Available; FDA Considering Authorization Rules That Could Push Coronavirus Vaccine Past Election Day; NEW UCA2020 On Demand Sessions; CalUCA Virtual Conference; 2021 Accreditation Fee Structure; and more!
  • September 17US Plan to Provide Free COVID-19 Vaccines; Less than 1/2 of Americans Say They'll Get a COVID Vaccine; COVID Task Force Updates; Free On-Demand Sessions; and more
  • September 10AMA with New CPT Codes; 9 Drug Companies Pledge to Stand with Science on Vaccine; FDA's New App for Frontline Doctors; How to Store N-95 Masks; CalUCA Conference; new Certified Centers; ACOEM Symposium and more
  • September 3 - UCA2020 On Demand now Exclusive Complimentary Member Benefit; CDC Plans for Potential Vaccine in Late October; Brief Survey to Guage UCA2021 Convention; Advisory Panel Outlines Four-Phase Plan for Distributing COVID-19 Vaccines; COVID-19 Listserv; and more!






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