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Journalists Tell How Covid Complicates Organ Transplants and the Health of Rural America

KHN senior correspondent JoNel Aleccia discussed organ transplants and the covid-19 vaccine on NBC’s “NBC Now” on Oct. 8. KHN Midwest correspondent Lauren Weber discussed covid deaths in rural America on Iowa Public Radio’s “River to River” on Oct. 7. Related Topics Contact Us Submit a Story Tip Kaiser Health News

Optum inks deal with largest health system to date, SSM Health

Dive Brief: Optum is partnering with nonprofit hospital operator SSM Health in a bid to leverage technology to expand access to healthcare in the Midwest, the latest in deals UnitedHealth’s health services business has made with major health systems to boost back-end functions. Under the 10-year deal beginning in 2022, Optum will support some of… Read More »