Health insurers' outlook boosted after Dems' Georgia win
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CommonSpirit’s finances held steady at end 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…

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What's next for on-demand telehealth companies?
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What’s next for on-demand telehealth companies?

Amwell got its start providing on-demand virtual care for low-acuity health issues. But the company always planned on transitioning to primarily building the technology clinicians…

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Former Community Health Systems CEO will make millions as executive chairman
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Former Community Health Systems CEO will make millions as executive chairman

Community Health Systems will pay its former CEO up to $4 million plus hundreds of thousands of shares in the company this year to serve…

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COVID-19 will change population health management
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COVID-19 will change population health management

The COVID-19 pandemic caused a lot of financial challenges for health systems. As a result, executives had to find new ways to connect with patients,…

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Dr. Imran Andrabi of ThedaCare
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Dr. Imran Andrabi of ThedaCare

The COVID-19 pandemic caused a lot of financial challenges for health systems. As a result, executives had to find new ways to connect with patients,…

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Will COVID-19 help create a sustainable healthcare system?
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Will COVID-19 help create a sustainable healthcare system?

Fields said providers were reliant on patients coming to their facilities. The pandemic has highlighted the vulnerabilities of hospital-centric care. Drops in demand for non-COVID…

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High-speed internet access is a new social determinant of health
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High-speed internet access is a new social determinant of health

According to the American Hospital Association, an estimated 76% of U.S. hospitals now provide some type of telemedicine service that requires broadband access with bandwidth…

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Biden administration supports ACA at Supreme Court, drops Trump-era challenge
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Court to take up Trump immigration, abortion referral rules

The Supreme Court said Monday it will take up challenges to controversial Trump administration policies affecting family-planning clinics and immigrants, even though the Biden administration…

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5 ways hospital execs see to improve COVID-19 vaccination process
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COVID-19 vaccines sharply cut hospitalizations

Two U.K. studies released Monday showed that COVID-19 vaccination programs are contributing to a sharp drop in hospitalizations, boosting hopes that the shots will work…

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Feds OK’d export of millions of N95 masks as U.S. workers cried for more
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Feds OK’d export of millions of N95 masks as U.S. workers cried for more

In the midst of a national shortage of N95 masks, the U.S. government quietly granted an exception to its export ban on protective gear, allowing…

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