The CMS has released its first strategy to address rural healthcare disparities. Providers say it’s a crucial first step to make sure their voices are heard on federal policy.
Intermountain Healthcare recently announced a joint venture with home healthcare company Lifesprk to provide seniors with nonclinical support services.
Whether to get screened for prostate cancer is a question that men ages 55 to 69 should decide themselves in consultation with their doctors, according to finalized guidance issued Tuesday by an influential panel of healthcare experts.
The foundation was created using the proceeds from the sale of the church’s not-for-profit health plan, Fidelis Care, to publicly traded Centene Corp. for $3.75 billion.
The proposed partnership between Emory Healthcare and DeKalb Medical is expected to close in the next 100 days, pending approval from Georgia’s attorney general.
Buoy, which aims to mirror the patient-doctor dialogue through artificial intelligence, will refer consumers to the nearest CVS MinuteClinic, where CVS will hold their place in line.
A House committee approved a VA Choice bill during a hearing, but it’s unclear whether Congress can pass the legislation before the program’s funding runs out.
The three companies will aggregate patient data from various sources, including EHRs and billing systems. Providers will use the tool for campaigns similar to those retailers use to engage their customers.
Town Hall Ventures, co-led by former CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt, will focus on building companies that provide higher-quality and lower-cost care for lower-income, underserved communities.
Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has received federal approval to use $2 billion in Medicaid funding differently. The state plans to boost behavioral health services and combat the opioid crisis.