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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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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!

August 2020

  • August 27 - CDC Director Facing Criticism; AMA to FDA Message; Voice of the Industry Needs; Member Spotlight; Webinars; CUCM Blog and ABS Champion and more!
  • August 26 Special edition sponsored by Experity
  • August 20UCA and Solv Syndicate Testing Database to Apple and Castlight; New Data on Access to Urgent Care, Survey for Clinic Who Serve Pediatric Patients; NEW! Member Spotlight; Urgent Caring Newsletter and more!
  • August 13 - CDC Expects Outbreak of AFM, CDC Survey, New UCA Executive Director for Quality, Two Webinars Next Week, and much more!
  • August 12 - Special edition sponsored by Pass My Physical
  • August 6 - COVID-19 Call to Action; UCA Collaborates with Braid Health to Elevate UCCs as an Access Point of COVID; Message from UCA CEO; New and Renewed Center Members; JUCM Feature and more.


July 2020

  • July 30ASPR TRACIE Focuses on Role of UC in COVID-19; CMS/CDC Announce Provider Reimbursement; Public Health Emergency Extended 90 Days; New Vendor Members and CSP; Free/Discounted Compliance Software and more
  • July 23 - A Simple Thank You.
  • July 16 - Urgent Care COVID-19 Testing Database Distributed to Departments of Health; 2 Click Registration for UCA2020; CEO Blog "Metamorphosis"; New CSP; CUCM Newsletter and blog and more!
  • July 9 - Merchant Medicine Acquired; NEW 2-Click Registration for UCA2020; Election Results; Webinars; New CUCM Blog; Industry News and more!
  • July 2 - Election Closes Tomorrow; JUCM Will Continue in Print Format; CEO Insights; UCA Comments on Future Pandemic Preparedness White Paper; Task Force Updates; New Peer Review, Process, Policy & Form Manual and more!






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