Kansas City mental health clinic uses PPP funds to provide online counseling to those in need

In ordinary times, Tri-County Mental Health Services provides a safety net to uninsured Clay, Platte and Ray County, Missouri residents who need mental health or substance abuse services. But when the coronavirus crisis hit in March, the nonprofi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 1st, 2020

Her plans for a brick-and-mortar clinic were put on hold. She went digital instead

A New York City entrepreneur who wants to make mental health care a routine part of self-care has taken her business online free for a month as stress starts to take its toll on women affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Ariela Safira had plans to l.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

Walmart tests dentistry and mental care as it moves deeper into primary health

The clinic, called Walmart Health, will offer hearing tests, 60-minute counseling sessions and vision tests, as well as mental health support......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 30th, 2019

Elanco/Bayer deal could be a "big win" for KC — or a disaster

The investment in Bayer's Shawnee headquarters doubles Elanco's pet business, strengthens its presence in emerging markets like online commerce and retail, and connects the company with the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 21st, 2019

Mental health clinic opening in North Texas Walmart store

A Boston company is aiming to make mental health treatment more accessible with the launch of a clinic inside a North Texas Walmart. Beacon Health Options announced Monday the launch of Beacon Health Services, which will provide outpatient mental .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 27th, 2018

KC pilot could prove to be tip of the iceberg in Walgreens-Humana talks

A partnership born in Kansas City could be the beginning of the next big cross-segment deal in U.S. health care, Louisville Business First reports. A Friday article in our sister paper speculates that a clinic pilot program in Kansas City is just the t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 4th, 2018

KC tech exec joins Birmingham health IT company

The co-founder of Kansas City-based Asureti has joined an Alabama health IT company......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 4th, 2020

Blue KC will commit $18M toward pandemic relief

Blue KC will commit $18 million to employers and members that have seen financial losses because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Kansas City-based nonprofit health insurer announced Tuesday.   The aid consists of three components:   Employer.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 23rd, 2020

2020 Healthiest Employers: City Furniture initiatives boost health, lower treatment costs

City Furniture has addressed three areas of wellness over the years: physical, mental and financial health. Its programs have been well received and have continually improved the health of associates......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2020

Armstrong Teasdale joins $386M NIH contract for biotech IP work

The National Institutes of Health selected the law firm to compete for as much as $386 million in biotechnology-related intellectual property work. A partner in the Kansas City office talks about what the contract could mean......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 3rd, 2020

Techstars Kansas City reveals 2020 class

Techstars Kansas City has revealed its 2020 class after a one-year hiatus. The three-month accelerator is welcoming 10 startups that hail from from industries such as health, legal, prosthetics and virtual learning. The startup from furthest away is.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 1st, 2020

Wellness: Erin Moss offers stress solutions

Anxiety, stress and a sense of being overwhelmed are the prevailing sentiments these days among many clients who rely on Erin M. Moss Mental Health Counseling Private Practice in Buffalo for help. That sense of despair is certainly understandable.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020

A New York City teacher finished maternity leave as the city went on lockdown. Here"s how the mom is juggling the needs of her newborn, her remote students, and her own mental health in a time of crisis.

Kathleen Daniel Kathleen Daniel was scheduled to return to work from maternity leave the day her employer, the New York City Department of Education, shut down all schools in the city. Daniel.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 10th, 2020

Opinion: Police are a critical part of our mental health response

I was working for the city of Bainbridge 10 years ago when local police shot and killed a man with mental illness. The incident ended one life and changed many others. It led me to join a cause that seemed unassailable: “fixing” law enforcemen.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 8th, 2020

Health and Hospitals secures nearly $13M for frontline workers

New York City Health and Hospitals said Friday that it has raised more than $20 million to assist health care workers on the of the . That includes $12.7 million in new funds from nearly a dozen... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 8th, 2020

CityWatch: How New York is battling a second crisis alongside COVID-19: Mental health

New York’s state and city governments have rapidly launched initiatives from help hotlines to meditation apps......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 21st, 2020

Cuomo orders employers to provide essential workers with masks

New York City is in danger of running out of swabs for Covid-19 tests and should only test ho… patients, the city health department said in a memo to health care providers over the weekend. “As the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 15th, 2020

1,400+ jobs axed — and counting — in WARN filings

As unemployment filings continue to skyrocket, Kansas City-area employers have filed 15 reports of layoffs and furloughs in the four weeks since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. With the crisis putting the economy in a .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 9th, 2020

American Century launches first-of-their-kind ETFs

Kansas City-based American Century Investments is now the first asset manager in the U.S. to launch an exchange-traded fund that delivers the benefits of both ETFs and mutual funds. The new semi-transparent actively managed funds are called the A.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2020

Penguins Foundation, Salvation Army provide 2,460 meals for children

The Penguins Foundation and The Salvation Army have teamed up to provide 2,460 meals to children in Beaver county in an effort to help feed those impacted by the coronavirus. By donating funds raised from an online jersey auction, the Penguins Fo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 30th, 2020

Opko Health"s BioReference Labs, City of Miami to provide COVID-19 testing

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMar 24th, 2020