March 2022

CVS settles opioid case with Florida for $484M
Justice Department steps into EHR vendor lawsuit
UnitedHealth to buy LHC Group in $5.4 billion deal
AHA asks Congress to provide more COVID-19 funds
3 takeaways on the large number of mergers and acquisitions in healthcare revenue cycle management and IT
Mayo Clinic launching 4 startups with healthcare partners
Health data breaches increased three-fold in 2021
5 steps to assess safety of a health system electronic health record 
Top 10 CEOs transforming healthcare
Kidney care providers merge in $2.4 billion deal
Philips ventilators recalled
Top 15 health systems by reputation
Proposed bill would cancel student loan debt for healthcare workers
Sutter Health defeats $411 million class action lawsuit
New COVID-19 study links nurses’ mental health to quality of care
Pfizer CEO says fourth COVID-19 shot is necessary
Medical liability premiums surge again
Healthcare groups urge Congress to extend hospital-at-home waivers
Healthcare wage growth during COVID lagged behind other industries despite pandemic burden
Amazon Pharmacy partners with Blue Plans in five states
Oscar Health COO stepping down
HHS reports 40% decline in uninsured black Americans with the Affordable Care Act
AMA launches initiative to support more equitable health innovation
Prior authorization burdens are increasing
GoodRx acquires vitaCare for $150M
The top 20 Health Executive stories for February 2022
33 U.S. hospitals are among the best in the world
President Biden outlines new COVID plan in state of the union address
U.S. government, American Hospital Association warn of potential Russian cyber attacks
Cigna ramps up investments in venture arm
Omicron COVID variant slammed hospitals in January