Margin pressures among U.S. healthcare and pharmaceutical companies are at risk with renewed labor challenges and supply chain issues.

 

Oscar Health has teamed up with Georgia-based hospital system Emory Healthcare to offer technology-connected health insurance and care at more than 250 provider locations in Georgia beginning 2022.

 

Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman announced the move on Monday, acquiring the health tech company from Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital.

Policymakers should consider making changes to oversight and reporting rules given the findings, experts warned.

Those involved in the CDC-led study say it's the most comprehensive analysis of its kind.

Healthcare workers are more burned out than ever due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic––creating a new demand for workforce solutions.

 

The American Medical Association has updated its policy to address the health needs of rural communities through workforce initiatives. 

 

An initial analysis revealed Paxlovid reduced the risk of hospitalization or death in high-risk patients who took the pill within 3 days of experiencing symptoms.

Additionally, 71% of medical professionals said safety standards increased during the health crisis, according to survey results published Tuesday.

Kaufman, Hall & Associates has acquired Healthcare Real Estate Capital, a national advisory firm focused on the healthcare and higher education real estate capital markets sectors.

 

J&J's consumer business—responsible for Tylenol, Band-Aid and more household names—will separate from its pharmaceutical and medical device division.

Robert Califf, MD, is a practicing cardiologist and professor of cardiology at the Duke University School of Medicine. 

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The first federated learning experiment will kick off in early 2022, aiming to produce a “highly accurate” COVID-19 classification model through collaboration. 

Cardiac imaging produced a more than sevenfold increase in detection of such heart inflammation, according to research presented Monday at RSNA21. 

Mary Mahoney, MD, explored these themes during her presidential address kicking off RSNA's annual meeting Sunday.