Care Delivery

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.

 

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

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

 

Far too many patients are deferring healthcare services due to outstanding medical bills.

 

Amazon, the Mayo Clinic and HIMSS are among those fighting to keep exemptions in place throughout the end of the public health emergency.

Famed billionaire Mark Cuban is entering the world of pharmacy benefit management. 

Retail giant Walmart has teamed up with Transcarent, a health and care platform, to provide a go-to-market solution for self-insured employers and their families.

 

Walgreens Boots Alliance has launched a new business arm, Walgreens Health, enabled by investments in VillageMD, a primary care provider, and CareCentrix, a post-acute care company.

 

A systematic review of 57 studies representing more than a quarter-million COVID cases has turned up some distressing statistics on survivors—not least those considered “long-haulers.”  

United Healthcare and Humana are the top health insurance providers when it comes to satisfaction rankings.

 

Pfizer and BioNTech are having trouble finding enough participants to enroll in a study of COVID-19 vaccines in expectant mothers. 

 

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has extended the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment period this fall by one month. 

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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. 

   
   
   
   
   
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