CommonSpirit’s finances held steady at end of 2020

Mass General Brigham's operating performance perked up in final months of 2020

A combination of sicker patients and stable commercial reimbursement anchored CommonSpirit Health’s finances at the end of 2020. Executives on the not-for-profit health system’s investor call Monday for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2020—the second quarter of its fiscal 2021—noted

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The virus spread faster in counties where large universities held classes in person.

The virus spread faster in counties where large universities held classes in person.

The spread of the coronavirus accelerated sharply in U.S. counties where large universities held classes in person last fall, federal health researchers reported on Wednesday.Incidence rates in those counties rose more than 50 percent in the first three weeks after

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Insurers held their own in 2020

Insurers held their own in 2020

Health insurers benefited from the COVID-19 pandemic’s dampening of healthcare utilization. As hospitals deferred elective procedures and health plan members put off routine doctor’s appointments, health insurance claims plummeted and health insurer profits spiked, particularly in the second quarter. Many

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Freezers that until recently held choice P.E.I. tuna will now store COVID-19 vaccine

Freezers that until recently held choice P.E.I. tuna will now store COVID-19 vaccine

The owner of a bluefin tuna exporting company in eastern Prince Edward Island has offered up two freezers to the provincial government as public health officials prepare to vaccinate Islanders against COVID-19.Jason Tompkins, owner of One Tuna in North

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Canadians could vote over 3 days if next election held amid coronavirus pandemic – National

Amid U.S. election turmoil, Canadians share praise for Elections Canada - National

The federal Liberals are proposing to temporarily spread voting over three days if there’s a federal election during the coronavirus pandemic.A bill tabled in the House of Commons on Thursday would also add nearly two weeks of advance polls

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