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The COVID-19 pandemic has forever altered the way hospitals and health systems care for patients. Much has been written and said about the pandemic’s devastating effects; there are, however, some silver linings. For one, innovation, virtual care’s use and the adoption of value-based strategies, such as hospital-at-home and team-based care, accelerated at warp speed over
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The biggest nurses union in the country is teeing up a fight with hospitals run by HCA Healthcare, Sutter Health and CommonSpirit Health as it heads into negotiations for some 65,000 nurses this year. The COVID-19 pandemic exposed problems faced by nurses ranging from inadequate personal protective equipment to unsafe staffing levels, members of National Nurses
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Dive Brief: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued an emergency temporary standard Thursday that healthcare employers specifically must abide by to better protect workers from the spread of COVID-19. The ETS requires hospitals, nursing homes and other sites of care to provide employees with paid time off to get vaccinated and to recover from
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Dive Brief: Ciox Health and Datavant are merging in a deal valuing the combined health data companies at $7 billion, the latest in a string of mergers meant to unite siloed data in healthcare. The combined company, called Datavant, will facilitate data exchange across a network of thousands of hospitals and clinics, and bring in
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The question of what would happen when a new, expensive prescription drug comes to market for a disease like Alzheimer’s that afflicts millions of people has loomed large in discussions over drug prices in the U.S.—and now we’re about to find out. After a nearly 20-year dry spell in new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, the
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Digital health market watchers were surprised when concierge medical network One Medical announced plans to acquire value-based chain Iora Health for $2.1 billion on Monday, with some airing concerns the deal represents a marriage of two diametrically opposed operational models. One Medical is a fee-for-service machine, with the majority of its business coming from charging
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