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March 18, 2022

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” -George Eliot

In the News

1. Curi Announces Chief Executive Officer for Curi Advisory

On Thursday, Curi announced the appointment of Steve DeBiasi as Chief Executive Officer of Curi Advisory, the company’s recently launched practice advisory business. In this role, DeBiasi will join and lead a high-caliber team within Curi’s newest business unit, which is dedicated to helping independent physician practice leaders protect, optimize, and grow their businesses. Read the full announcement here.

2. Medical Updates & Immunization Site Training for All Healthcare Providers 

Pfizer is providing training sessions with the goal of educating clinicians and immunization staff personnel on the proper use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine. Sessions include: Medical Updates & New Information and Storage, Handling, and Administration of the Vaccine. Learn more here.

3.  Coverdell Stroke Program Request for Grant Applications 

The purpose of this Request for Applications (RFA) is to provide funds to local organizations to implement interventions that improve the Stroke System of Care (SSC) in their EMS agency, hospitals, and communities. Local organizations applying for these funds must work to mobilize SSC stakeholders, build collaborative relationships, and implement culturally relevant and equitable evidence-based interventions. Addressing disparities and ensuring that health equity is central are critical to the implementation of all projects. Learn more here.

COVID-19 Updates

1.    AstraZeneca may scrap plans for COVID-19 vaccine’s US approval

2.    Covid’s ‘Silver Lining’: Research Breakthroughs for Chronic Disease, Cancer, and the Common Flu

3.    NCDHHS COVID-19 Dashboard

Learning Opportunities

The Outsized Impact of Risk Adjustment on ACO/DCE Performance and How It Fits into Your Financial Optimization Strategy

Thursday, March 24, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT

This webinar provides a deep dive into the uses, implications and strategies of risk adjustment optimization efforts.


Upcoming Events

·       2022 NC Obstetrical and Gynecological Society Annual Meeting (April 8-10, 2022)

·       2022 NC Society of Pathologists Annual Meeting (April 22-23, 2022)

·       2022 NC Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Society Annual Meeting (May 20-22, 2022)

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