1. Disruptive Innovation: Sam’s Club

    Sam’s Club offers telemedicine visits for $1.  Sam’s Club has just partnered with 98point6 to offer its members unlimited, text-based health visits for a dollar a visit. Sam’s Club is the membership-only retail warehouse club with millions of members, while 98point6 offers text-based no-appointment, round-the clock consultations. Just type “Do I have poison ivy?” along with a photograph and press “send.” Your text is received by a doctor, and soon you’ll receive a diagnosis…

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  2. Access to Care Alert

    Why big trouble may be on the horizon for Medicaid patients By Melissa Busch, DrBicuspid.com assistant editor September 8, 2020 — The COVID-19 pandemic may lead to about one-fifth of Medicaid providers in private practice disenrolling from the U.S. program that serves patients with limited income by the end of 2020, according to new data from the ADA’s Health Policy Institute (HPI).

  3. Dr. Kwane Watson named first president of American Mobile & Teledentistry Alliance

    AMTA launched in January 2020 as an international association of mobile dental health professionals and organizations. The group is dedicated to promoting and providing oral health and well-being for patients in mobile or virtual health-care settings. Dr. Kwane Watson is the founder and CEO of Kare Mobile, a consulting company and mobile dental practice that provides comprehensive concierge services.