NY agency faces questions over PPE readiness for the future

NY agency faces questions over PPE readiness for the future

New York’s health agency is walking back a recent statement by the state’s top health official, who had cast doubt on reports from nurses about dire shortages of protective gear at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in late March

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Geisinger Teams Up with AppliedVR to Better Manage Chronic Pain in the Home

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Geisinger Health System — known as one of the most innovative and home-focused health systems in the country — is testing out a new way of easing chronic pain.  As a means to engage with patients and better manage their

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As Congress eyes an inquiry into insurer profits, experts caution they may not last

As Congress eyes an inquiry into insurer profits, experts caution they may not last

Insurers caught the attention of lawmakers after posting staggering profits for the second quarter, but experts caution that critics may need to take a longer view of insurers’ performance as the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects are far from over.  Democrats

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Back to the Future: Trump’s History of Promising a Health Plan That Never Comes

Back to the Future: Trump’s History of Promising a Health Plan That Never Comes

Ever since he was a presidential candidate, President Donald Trump has been promising the American people a “terrific,” “phenomenal” and “fantastic” new health care plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. But, in the 3½ years since he set up

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Can Walmart change healthcare? – MedCity News

Can Walmart change healthcare? - MedCity News

With $40 primary care visits, $25 dental exams and $45 counseling appointments, Walmart quickly caught the attention of the healthcare industry. But with one of the masterminds between its healthcare strategy leaving, will it continue to build on its health

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Kamala Harris has a history of healthcare merger crackdowns

Kamala Harris has a history of healthcare merger crackdowns

Newly tapped Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris’ history of cracking down on hospital mergers as California’s attorney general indicate a Biden administration could set a new precedent for the healthcare industry.Democrats’ draft party platform for 2020 calls for

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Finding ‘Fresh Blood’: How COVID-Related Unemployment Has Created a New Class of Caregivers

Finding ‘Fresh Blood’: How COVID-Related Unemployment Has Created a New Class of Caregivers

The home care market has been long plagued with workforce issues, with providers in the space often struggling to recruit or retain caregivers. But as the U.S. continues to see a rise in unemployment, it’s creating a new pool of

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Digital health startups have raised $20B this year

Digital health startups have raised $20B this year

Dive Brief: The most promising digital health startups this year raised more than $20 billion in total funding across over 600 deals from more than 900 investors, according to CB Insights annual rankings released Thursday. Sixty-two startups, or 41% of

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ONC to put $2.5M in CARES Act funding into health information exchanges

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In an attempt to improve public health infrastructure, HHS’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) will distribute $2.5 million in CARES Act funding to health information exchanges (HIEs). These networks make it easier for healthcare organizations

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