January 2023

New rule aims to claw back overcharges from MA plans
HHS proposes new rule to expand birth control access under the ACA
COVID-19 public health emergency to end in May
Doctor gets prison time for operating pill mill
Burnout is causing clinicians to say goodbye to healthcare
FDA announces recall of hemodialysis catheters due to risk of leaks, adverse outcomes
Philips announces 6,000 job cuts
Record-breaking number of Americans enrolled in health insurance for 2023
Justice Dept. takes down ransomware group targeting hospitals
Walgreens may sell $2B pharmacy automation business
Kroger launches colorectal clinical trial sites
Updated COVID-19 booster protects against subvariants, new study confirms
CVS Health launches new virtual primary care service
Movers & Shakers: CVS Health, Intrion add new leadership appointees
Majority of Americans believe healthcare is a government responsibility
Amazon launches $5 prescription services program
FDA proposes major shift to COVID vaccine schedule
Tenet makes key leadership changes
Healthcare workers are unhappy with their pay
Johnson & Johnson’s HIV vaccine trial fails
CEO turnover dropped to lowest level since 2017 in second half of 2022
More Americans are putting off care than ever before
Healthcare bankruptcies jumped 84% in 2022
Cleveland Clinic CEO warns of $200M loss in 2022
Harvard Medical School boycotts US News & World Report rankings
Uninsured rate dropped during COVID-19 pandemic
Pfizer expands not-for-profit products initiative
Movers & Shakers: CDC taps new leader, Mass Eye and Ear appoints chief of anesthesia
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Cancer deaths have dropped dramatically
Verily lays off 15% of workers months after raising $1B
Animal testing no longer required for all new drugs approved by FDA
COVID-19 PHE extended to mid-April
NYC nurses reach contract agreement with hospitals, ending strike
FDA announces recall of adrenaline lots
Bernie Sanders slams Moderna for planned COVID-19 vaccine price hike
HHS to release first wave of drugs up for price negotiations Sept. 1
Ransomware attacks doubled in a five-year period
CVS Health invests $100M into hybrid healthcare company
CVS Health reportedly seeking to acquire Oak Street Health for $10B
Movers & Shakers: Rite Aid CEO departs, Oak Street Health taps new officer role
NYC’s Mt. Sinai nurses strike
FDA approves new Alzheimer’s disease drug
Amazon’s $4B acquisition of Medical One clears regulators in Oregon
NIH launches at-home COVID-19 test and virtual treatment program
Health tech experts view Amazon as a major threat
Hospital margins saw minor improvements at end of 2022
GE HealthCare stands on its own
Industry group pushes for cannabis screenings in surgery
Veterans Affairs receives $1.8B to move forward with Oracle-Cerner’s EHR rollout
Affordable Care Act Marketplace enrollment jumps 18% over last year
Analysis of VA vaccine records finds benefits of Moderna over Pfizer