Outside of the loss of human life due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the past two years have greatly affected hospitals, health systems and the way providers deliver care. Healthcare executives are grappling with federal monetary assistance, growing burnout rates, workforce shortages and federal oversight of vaccines and testing. This channel is also designed to update clinicians on new research and guidelines regarding COVID patient treatment strategies and risk assessments.

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A law firm hired to investigate the situation reviewed more than 300,000 pages of documents and conducted more than 250 hours of interviews. 

Malissa Wood, MD, associate chief of cardiology for diversity and equity at Massachusetts General Hospital, explains the role of health equity in cardiovascular care and what her health system is doing to address it. 

As the world grapples with the potential downsides of generative AI, a global group of healthcare researchers is warning of health perils that could emanate from well beyond clinical settings.

The public health emergency enacted during the start of the COVID-19 pandemic will continue past January 2023. 

PHE for COVID-19 will continue past January

The public health emergency enacted during the start of the COVID-19 pandemic will continue past January 2023. 


November 15, 2022
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ProMedica offloads Welltower joint venture SNFs

"By engaging in this transaction, we will be able to increase focus and resources on the other areas of our health system as we continue to provide high-quality, compassionate care and invest in our communities and dedicated caregivers," says ProMedica CEO Arturo Polizzi.

November 9, 2022
Survival on the rise among high-risk pulmonary embolism patients.

Movers & Shakers: CEO changes across Fox Chase, Gonzales, Ottumwa Regional, VCU Health

Check out this week’s Movers & Shakers, a roundup of the latest executive movements in the healthcare industry.

November 7, 2022
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Hospital margins see no improvement

Hospital margins were -0.1% during September, compared to -0.5% in August and -1.1% in July.

November 3, 2022
American Heart Association and Joint Commission launch new Comprehensive Heart Attack Center certification.

Heart disease-related deaths increased due to COVID-19, undoing a decade of progress

American Heart Association President Michelle A. Albert, MD, urged physicians to seek out patients who may have not received medical care since the start of the pandemic. These patients could face an increased risk of cardiac complications.

October 31, 2022
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Two Florida women sentenced to prison for falsifying clinical records

Two women in Florida have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a conspiracy to falsify clinical trial data.

October 28, 2022
The American College of Cardiology and Heart Rhythm Society issued a joint statement soon after CMS published its final rule for the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. The groups warned that the final rule could threaten patient access to high-quality care. Medicare cuts may harm patient care.

These states are struggling the most to find primary care physicians

Among primary care physicians, there is a huge unmet need in certain parts of the country, according to a recent ranking from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

October 27, 2022

COVID-19 infections impact cardiovascular disease

Recent research has revealed that the medium and long-term impact of an acute illness may be associated with cardiovascular events, such as venous thromboembolism, stroke and myocardial infarction.

October 27, 2022
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