Mira Healthcare Resources
Our in-house team synthesizes scientific research and translates them into easy-to-digest content for you to get educated on the latest health and healthcare information.
The Four Most Common Incurable STIs
There are four common incurable STIs: HSV/Herpes (Herpes Simplex Virus), HPV (Human Papillomavirus) HBV (Hepatitis B), HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). According to the World Health Organization, globally, people between the ages of 15 to 49 get over 1 million STI infections per day. STIs are very widespread. In order to stay protected from STIs, you need to have a thorough understanding of the risks and symptoms.
Emergency Room vs. Urgent Care: When to Go, Differences, Costs, Treatment
Deciding between seeking care at the emergency room versus an urgent care clinic can seem confusing, but it doesn’t need to be. You should only go to an ER if you are experiencing an imminent, serious, and/or life-threatening medical complication.
6 Best Health Insurance Coverage for Individuals 55 & Older
There are several ways that you can get the health coverage you need if you are 55 and older. Some ways to get coverage are through employer health insurance, private health insurance, Medicaid, or Medicare.
Basic Metabolic Panel: Procedure, Costs, & Where to Find
A basic metabolic panel is a blood test that evaluates your kidney function, metabolism, and electrolyte balance. On average, a basic metabolic panel costs $235 without insurance, but prices can vary depending on where you get tested. You can significantly reduce this cost with health insurance or alternative coverage options.
Former Urgent Care Association CEO to Join Mira as an Advisor
Mira, a digital health startup helping uninsured people access affordable healthcare, today announced the addition of three new industry advisors. Laurel Stoimenoff, former CEO of the Urgent Care Association. Phil Poley, former Managing Director at Accenture Health and former COO of Massachusetts Medicaid. Elliott Poppel, former CEO of RobinHealth and current Product Management Lead at Facebook.
New York City COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility
Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson have all received emergency use authorization from the FDA for the use of their Covid-19 vaccines. New York is following a phased distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine. This means that only people identified as eligible in the current phases will be able to receive the vaccine. Currently, only those in Phase 1A and Phase 1B are eligible to receive the vaccine.