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D: Summits will focus on “subtle” privatization of public health care — March 15 As someone who has experienced the devastating and life-altering effects of inadequate long-term care support, I too share the concern that our health care system in general, and the long-term care system in particular , or offered in a tendering process …

Tanya Zucconi, left, COO of ZGM, and Tina Burbine, vice president of care innovation at Healthlink Advisors, speak at the HIMSS22 conference in Orlando. Photo: Jeff Lagasse/Health Financing News ORLANDO — Health care organizations, from payers to providers, have repeated a common refrain in recent years: providing the right care in the right place at …

Karen Paz Dominguez, Humboldt County Auditor-Comptroller. | Screenshot of a March 1 Supervisory Board meeting. ### Humboldt County Auditor-Comptroller Karen Paz Dominguez had been given a firm deadline of March 16 to submit a long-overdue Financial Transactions Report (FTR) to the state comptroller’s office, and with repercussions legal stakes, she and …

ISLAMABAD/LAHORE: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and the Muttahida Qaumi-Pakistan Movement (MQM-P) agreed on Monday to establish a long-term working relationship in the “broader interests of the nation” at a meeting held to discuss the political situation arising from the motion of no confidence filed against Prime Minister Imran Khan. In a statement, the PPP …

According to new research, military veterans who have suffered a traumatic brain injury may have an increased risk of long-term stroke. The study, which used data from more than 610,000 veterans, found that those who suffered a head injury were 69% more likely to have a stroke. This risk was highest in the first year …

Chris Hubbuch | Wisconsin State Journal The utilities behind some of Wisconsin’s largest solar generators say nothing in the state constitution banning long-term leases that opponents claim are illegal. Last month, opponents of a 2,400-acre solar and storage project in southeastern Dane County asked regulators to reject the permit application on the grounds that the …

Cryptocurrencies as a financial asset class have failed to live up to their promise, based on their recent price performance. This alternative investment option has been stuck in a rut since peaking in early November 2021. Bitcoin (BTC-USD), the most popular crypto, is no exception to this lackluster trend. Source: Kitti Suwanekkasit / Shutterstock.com Much …

GFG Alliance faces fines as it finalizes the accounts of Alvance British Aluminum – formerly Liberty Aluminum Lochaber – and its power station, Simec Lochaber Hydropower. Companies House records show Alvance is nearly 11 months behind in filing its accounts for the year ending March 2020, while the group is more than six months behind …

Michael Adams Moving into a long-term care community is a major life change and requires several factors when deciding where to live. When it comes time for extra support as we age, everyone deserves to feel welcome and safe accessing long-term care. However, this is not the case for many LGBTQ+ seniors, who make up …

Active and viable long-term uses are envisaged for four large-scale derelict buildings in Cork city center which have been approved for compulsory acquisition by the City Council. Emphasis will be on ensuring that the ground floors at numbers 62 to 65 North Main St have active day and evening uses, and considering the site for …

Skyhobo/iStock via Getty Images Skyrocketing demand The price of lithium has skyrocketed over the past few years as demand has increased. As of February 3, here’s where prices stood in China (the world’s largest lithium market), with carbonate and hydroxide up nearly 10% over the past week: Demand is expected to exceed supply over the …

15.1% of COVID-19 patients die within the 90-day window after discharge, including 20.6% of patients classified as very high risk. More patients died of COVID-19 within 30 days of discharge than medical admissions or patients with sepsis in all risk bands. Patients discharged for COVID-19 are 2.4 times more likely to die within the 30-day …

According to a World Bank report, these statistics are proof that 4.5 million road accidents occur every year in India. This highlights the importance of a good long-term comprehensive insurance policy for added protection and security. So what does this policy do? A comprehensive long-term auto policy protects you from financial damage caused by unforeseeable …

MONDAY, Jan. 31, 2022 (HealthDay News) — There has been an increase in the proportion of extremely preterm infants surviving to discharge, according to a study published in the January 18 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Edward F. Bell, MD, of the University of Iowa at Iowa City, and colleagues examined …

British politicians and intelligence chiefs have escalated warnings about the likelihood of a Russian invasion of Ukraine over the past week, but it is unclear, despite intense activity, whether a military attack will be more certain. This drumbeat was matched in Washington, but, significantly, the concern is not shared in Kyiv. As Ukrainian President Volodymyr …

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide insights into issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. Gun violence “’Everything was badly done.’ Why did this suicidal CHP officer surrender his gun? (sacbee.com, January 26) Since 2016, California has permitted gun violence prohibition orders. These emergency …

Since 1991, a bill that would fundamentally change New York’s health care system to a comprehensive, single-payer health care system has sat on the legislative floor without much progress. However, during this legislative session, which began Jan. 5, Bronx Democrats, both progressive and moderate, are leading a full-court press to push New York’s health care …

While the broader market is off to the worst start to the year since 2016, some stocks are outperforming by a solid margin. Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE:LMT) has been such a business, quietly accumulating change contracts while still trading at an attractive valuation. Check out our latest analysis for Lockheed Martin Latest developments LMT exceeded …

onurdongel/E+ via Getty Images Looking to outperform high-dividend stocks in 2022? With the market down around -7% so far this year, the hunt is on for stocks that have avoided selling so far. Pembina Pipeline Corporation (PBA) is one of those outperforming high yield stocks. It is up 4.7% so far in 2022, compared to …

Future Retail wants Rs 3,500 crore long-term loan from Amazon to ride out crisis New Delhi: Future Retail (FRL), promoted by Kishore Biyani, has applied for a long-term loan of Rs 3,500 crore from Amazon by January 24 since the US online retail giant objected to the sale of its small-format stores. Proceeds from this …

CHICAGO – January 20, 2022 – (Newswire.com) Some people seek term life insurance for its simplicity and low cost. Others are looking for permanent insurance to provide lifetime coverage for their loved ones, even if it costs more. But a policyholder can have both term and permanent life insurance policies at the same time – …

CLAREMONT — The newly sworn in Claremont City Council debuted on Wednesday with a new city manager at the helm, a new mayor and deputy mayor and some new ideas for how to move the city forward in 2022 and the future. John MacLean sets his prioritiesActing City Manager John MacLean, in his second term …

Aveanna Healthcare Holdings (Nasdaq: AVAH) has been optimistic about its intention to become a leading provider of home healthcare services for seniors since its IPO in April. Prior to its IPO, the company was more of a provider of pediatric services, but it has been aggressively acquiring new assets since, realizing the vision it outlined …

VIDLER WATER RESOURCES, INC. ANNOUNCES THE EXERCISE OF THE OPTION TO PURCHASE 53,750 LONG-TERM STORAGE CREDITS IN ARIZONA BY AN ALTERNATIVE ENERGY DEVELOPER (Carson City, Nevada) – December 15, 2021 Vidler Water Resources, Inc. (“Vidler”) today announced that an alternative energy company has exercised its option to purchase 53,750 Long Term Storage Credits (“LTSC”) at …

Most of the people in the region and the world have taken the necessary steps to reduce their carbon footprint, by taking public transport instead of driving or eating less meat. However, many are probably unaware of how 27 times more effective simply transferring a pension to a sustainability fund can be. Corporate sustainability goes …

The Meghalaya High Court recently ordered the state government and the National Highways Authority of India to ensure that the long-term repair works on the Shillong-Jowai road are planned as quickly as possible to ensure freedom traffic along the road. The division bench of Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Judge W. Diengdoh heard a PIL …

Boise city council may soon pass an ordinance regulating short-term rentals in the city. Vacasa’s housekeeper Paula Davis is preparing an apartment in downtown Boise for short-term vacation rental in 2015. Audrey Dutton Idaho statesman Over the past few months, Chris Runyan has made presentations to neighborhood associations in Boise on the need for the …

Navigating the stock market to identify lucrative investment opportunities can seem like a daunting task for newbies. Turn on the financial news and you’re immediately inundated with talking heads discussing a wide variety of topics that don’t really apply to long-term investors. Rather, what really matters is identifying large companies that have competitive strengths and …

You are reading Entrepreneur United States, an international Entrepreneur Media franchise. This story originally appeared on Zack – Zack Today’s episode of Full Court Finance at Zacks deals with the ups and downs of Wall Street that began on Black Friday. The episode then dives into Lululemon LULU and FedEx FDX ahead of their financial …

This week’s TGIF examines the recent Federal Court ruling in Alfonso, in Pinnacle Fire Protection Pty Ltd (in liq) v Woods [2021] FCA 1402, where the liquidators sought court approval to enter into a long-term settlement agreement. Key points to remember Prompt liquidation is, in general, in the best interests of creditors. However, in some …

Kamal Khera knows exactly what it’s like to work in a long-term care home during the COVID-19 pandemic. The 32-year-old MP for Brampton West answered the call from registered nurses, former and retired, to join long-term care home staff in the first wave nearly two years. She was deployed to Holland Christian Homes Grace Manor …

Buying life insurance is one of those chores that everyone knows is Assumed to do, but no one has ever wants to do. While it’s important to plan for the future, the task can take hours, require a medical exam, and leave you drowning in a flurry of tedious paperwork. What if you could purchase …

A group of families is protesting against a new COVID-19 vaccination policy that will be implemented in long-term care facilities operated by St. Joseph’s Health Center in Sudbury. Group member Sandy Vachon said she was “shocked” to learn that St. Gabriel’s Villa in Chelmsford, where her mother lives as a resident, will require proof of …

There are different ways to come up with trading ideas and then enter and exit them successfully without emotion. Let’s review a couple. Chat rooms, where people don’t use their real names. Listening to professionals who have undergraduate degrees in law and economics, an MBA, a graduate degree in applied finance, a diploma in technical …

United States: Biden administration affirms climate leadership, publishes long-term strategy for net zero GHG by 2050 November 05, 2021 Mayer brown To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. Scheduled to coincide with the opening of COP26 – the United Nations Climate Change Conference – and citing its previous commitment to reduce greenhouse …

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez (DN.J.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) Today announced the introduction of their bipartite and bicameral legislation to extend the National Flood Insurance Program ( NFIP) for five years, while implementing a series of sweeping reforms to tackle the waste, abuse and mismanagement that plague the system. More than five …

Despite advances in cancer treatment and improved survival, more than 50% of patients continue to suffer from poor pain control. Integrative interventions such as acupuncture have been shown to provide safer and more effective analgesia than opioids, but lack of payer coverage remains a major barrier. Writing in a recent editorial in JCO Oncology Practice, …

Paper-based payment processes are slow and expensive, and their use to collect debts further exacerbates existing payment problems. These cumbersome manual processes hamper the speed and efficiency of invoicing, customer credit checks, and receivables collection and reconciliation, all resulting in longer days of unpaid sales (DSO). For example, according to the B2B Payments Innovation Readiness …

TORONTO – Heavy new fines for Ontario’s long-term care providers will not be applied retroactively for violations earlier in the pandemic when new Progressive Conservative legislation takes effect, despite fears that the worst offenders were not held responsible. The Ministry of Long-Term Care said it has not imposed a single fine on operators who broke …

One question for US regulators is what they can do to protect the interests of consumers. In the UK, for example, the UK Court of Appeal ruled that the only party liable to consumers who purchased annuities from Prudential PLC of London – which has no connection with US Prudential – was the legal entity …

The dashboard for MicroVision (NASDAQ:MVIS) the action is misleading. Investors should be satisfied with its cumulative performance of 73% since the start of the year. After all, it’s three times better than the S&P 500. Yet things are not what they appear to be. Over the past 6 months, the stock of MVIS has fallen …

NEW DELHI: The four-year moratorium / postponement on Adjusted Gross Income (AGR) and spectrum-related liabilities may provide a medium-term liquidity buffer for telecoms operators, without affecting actual debts payable, India Ratings said and Research (Ind -Ra) in a note. “Ind-Ra believes that the reforms related to the four-year moratorium / postponement for AGR fees and …

Legal action has been filed by an investor in shares of Danimer Scientific, Inc. (NYSE: DNMR) for alleged breaches of fiduciary duty. A stock investor in Danimer Scientific, Inc. (NYSE: DNMR) has filed a lawsuit against certain directors of Danimer Scientific, Inc. for alleged breaches of fiduciary duty. Investors who are currently long-term investors in …

An investigation on behalf of current long-term investors in shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI). An investigation has been announced into potential breaches of fiduciary duties by certain directors and officers of Activision Blizzard, Inc. Investors who are currently long-term investors in shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) have certain options and should …

PRESS RELEASE ON AGING AND LONG-TERM SERVICES Rights are a hot topic this year. Covid 19 has drawn our attention to how we interact with the world around us to a magnificent degree. Nowhere does this come to the heart more than those living in long term care (LTC). With over a million adults living …

Updated October 6, 2021, 6:25 p.m. ET Senate leaders are working to finalize a deal to avoid the immediate threat of a federal default by postponing a political battle until December. Democrats say they are ready to accept an offer from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., For a short-term lifting of the debt limit. …

NEW ORLEANS – From the United Way of Southeast Louisiana: On the first anniversary of Hurricane Ida, United Way of Southeast Louisiana on Wednesday announced a $ 1 million investment in local reconstruction efforts through long-term recovery groups serving Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines , St. Bernard, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Washington parishes. Each LTRG – a …

(Reuters) – At least one long-term COVID-19 symptom has been found in 37% of patients three to six months after becoming infected with the virus, a large study from the University of Oxford and the National showed on Wednesday Institute for Health Research. The most common symptoms included breathing problems, fatigue, pain and anxiety, said …

Background Clinical trials have shown the therapeutic benefits of dupilumab in patients with uncontrolled asthma for up to 1 year. This study aimed to assess the safety and long-term efficacy of dupilumab in patients with moderate to severe asthma, as data for prolonged treatment with dupilumab beyond one year is not available. Methods TRAVERSE was …

A total of 47 people died at the Herron long-term care home in the Montreal suburb of Dorval during the first wave of the pandemic in the spring of 2020. The death toll was higher in other long-term care homes in the province and beyond, and many of the documented issues – a staff shortage, …

An investigation on behalf of current long-term investors in shares of Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPCE). Certain directors of Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. are under investigation for potential breaches of fiduciary duty. Investors who are currently long-term investors in shares of Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPCE) have certain options and should contact the …

An investigation on behalf of current long-term investors in shares of Home Point Capital Inc. (NASDAQ: HMPT). An investigation has been announced into potential breaches of fiduciary duties by certain directors and officers of Home Point Capital Inc. Investors who are currently long-term investors in shares of Home Point Capital Inc. (NASDAQ: HMPT) have certain …

The recent shift to working from home and flexible hours came of necessity in response to COVID-19. Many organizations around the world have decided that while the restrictions are easing, there are many aspects of this new and often more flexible way of working that are worth retaining. The immediate day-to-day and business impact of …

NEW YORK–(COMMERCIAL THREAD)–The Nuveen Corporate Income November 2021 Target Term Fund (NYSE: JHB) today announced new details regarding its liquidation. In accordance with its investment objectives and organizational documents, the fund plans to end its existence and liquidate on or around November 1, 2021. As the fund nears liquidation, its common shares will continue to …

NEW YORK & ST. PAUL, Minnesota – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – BlackRock Long Term Private Capital (“LTPC”) today announced the acquisition of a controlling interest in Summit Companies (“Summit”), a leading fire and security services and facilities company people, with CI Capital Partners (“CI Capital”). LTPC will partner with Summit’s leadership team to drive the next …

image: Dr Martina Schmidt of the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg, Germany seen Following Credit: ESMO Lugano, Switzerland, September 18, 2021 – Previous standards of cancer care and follow-up support may no longer meet current needs, as improvements in screening practices, early diagnosis and treatment of cancer have put long-term survival beyond five …

NEW YORK — With her new book, “Martita, I Remember You,” Sandra Cisneros feels like she’s finally answered a long-awaited letter. The author of the bestselling short story ‘The House on Mango Street’ is back with his first work of fiction in almost a decade, a story of memory and friendship, but also about the …

NEW YORK (AP) – With her new book, “Martita, I Remember You”, Sandra Cisneros feels like she has finally answered a long overdue letter. The author of the bestselling novel “The House on Mango Street” is back with her first work of fiction in nearly a decade, a story of memory and friendship, but also …

In this Fast Forward interview, Home Health Care News sits down with Mandira Singh, SVP PointClickCare of Marketing and Operations for Acute and Paid Businesses, to learn about the key technologies and practices that drive marriage profiles of consumers, patients and individuals. in home care. During the conversation, Singh also discusses how the pandemic has …

A carbon tax recently proposed by the EU, Russia’s largest trading partner, could potentially have a huge impact on the government budget which is heavily dependent on oil and gas exports. The strengthening of public finances and the accumulation of foreign exchange reserves have so far enabled the Russian economy to resist the imposition of …

Abstract OBJECTIVES: (1) To identify a resource use inflection point (RU-IP) beyond which patients in the NICU no longer received NICU-level care, (2) to quantify variability between hospitals in patient-days beyond the RU-IP, and (3) to describe risk factors associated with reaching an RU-IP. METHODS: We evaluated infants admitted to any of the 43 NICUs …

© Reuters. Coinbase Stock: Long-Term Game for Investors I’m bullish on Global Coinbase , Inc. (NASDAQ :), due to its attractive valuation and strong potential for long-term growth. Coinbase is a popular cryptocurrency exchange based in San Francisco, California. It offers users the ability to buy and sell,, and. In addition to its trading platform, …

InvestorPlace – Stock News, Stock Tips & Trading Tips Viasat (NASDAQ:VSAT) is a satellite technology company that primarily provides bandwidth and Internet services. These high-speed services are aimed at consumers, businesses and airlines. The company behind the stock VSAT also provides connectivity systems to trading networks. Its third segment is government related in which VSAT …

High school students who are suspended from school are much less likely to earn academic credit the following year, and their peers do not gain academic benefit from their absence. These findings come from a new study by US research institutes that examined more than a decade of disciplinary and academic data from New York …

Engaging pharmacists in geriatric medicine in hospitals and elderly care facilities will help reduce the high rates of unplanned drug-related hospitalizations in Australia, according to a prominent advocate. Kristin Michaels of the Society for Hospital Pharmacists of Australia writes below that it is high time to support this specialized and targeted care. Kristin Michaels writes: …

First part of two stories. Read the second part here. Suzanna Smith’s mother was supposed to spend a few weeks in a drug rehab center in Fitchburg to recover from surgery, but she never made it home. “She had back surgery and died of COVID. It’s still so surreal to me, ”said Smith. Her mother, …

Allscripts’ CarePort spin-off is gaining traction with post-acute care providers. Coordinating post-acute care, a repetitive but routine series of tasks, often consumes vast staff resources, seeking vacancies in skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and long-term care facilities . These tasks are often plagued by an endless stream of emails, faxes and phone calls. A …

SAN FRANCISCO – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Medallia, Inc. (NYSE: MDLA), the global leader in customer and employee experience, today announced the launch of the Medallia Healthcare Payer Member Retention and Engagement Suite. The Healthcare Payer Member Retention and Engagement suite enables insurers to engage members at key points in the journey by gathering instant feedback …

Study Design: For our quantitative analyses, we employed a pre-post study design with a comparison group using enrollment data, Medicare fee-for-service claims data, and Medicaid managed care and fee-for-service claims data, covering the period 2 to 4 years before Medicare joined the state patient-centered medical home initiatives through December 2014. We used difference-in-differences (DID) regression …

Author – Search by Author –Adele L. Towers, MD, MPH, FACP Ahmed Abuabdou, M.D., MBAAlba Kuqi, MD, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CSMC, CICA, CRCR, CCDS , CCMAlixis SmithAllen R. Frady, RN, BSN, CCS, CCDS and Rob Kopec, MDAllen R. Frady, RN, BSN, CCS, CCDS, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS TrainerAndrea Clark, RHIA, CCS, CPC-HAndres Jimenez, MDAndrew H. Dombro, …

Qualified Nursing Facilities Need Increased Medicaid Reimbursement Rates To Pay For Increased Caregiver Compensation, As Well As An Overhaul Of Current Payor Structure, Says Six-Strategy Vision Report from the senior care advocacy group LeadingAge. LeadingAge released the report, “Feeling Valued Because They Are Valued,” on Thursday, a timely push as Congress debates President Joe Biden’s …

Hospitals are advised to provide a choice for patients in terms of nursing homes, home care agencies, acute long-term care hospitals and inpatient rehabilitation facilities. It has now been more than 18 months since the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated the terms of participation in discharge planning, but we still do not …

PLANO, Texas, June 22, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Payer Compass, a leading provider of healthcare reimbursement technology and price transparency solutions, working with Spectrum Equity, a private equity firm focused on the economy of information, and Health Enterprise Partners (HEP), a healthcare-focused investment firm, today announced the appointment of Doug williams as an independent …

As the healthcare industry continues on its path to value-based care, the question of how to effectively align stakeholder incentives remains. A new business will attempt to tackle this problem in a fairly unique way. Called Nobil, the company aims to align incentives between payers by creating a mechanism that will allow them to realize …

Private coverage of the payer’s health plan in Canada for Enerzair Breezhaler and Atectura Breezhaler reached 80% Reimbursement procedures with publicly funded health plans ready to start MONTREAL, June 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Valeo Pharma Inc. (CSE: VPH) (OTCQB: VPHIF) (FSE: VP2) (“Valeo“or the”Society“), a Canadian pharmaceutical company, today announced that private health …

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As California’s latest attempt to adopt universal single-payer healthcare was put on hold this week, progressive activists have vowed to continue the fight, while pressuring embattled Gov. Gavin Newsom to keep his promise. campaign to implement a Medicare for All-style system in the country’s most populous state. “It’s no coincidence that Bernie Sanders won the …

Leicester: People discharged from hospital after Covid-19 appear to have increased rates of organ damage (‘multi-organ dysfunction’) compared to similar individuals in the general population, study finds. The study was published in the BMJ today. The increased risk was not limited to the elderly and was not uniform across ethnic groups, prompting researchers to suggest …

Pay attention to the dates associated with the new COVID-19 codes, Z20.822 and Z20.828, to avoid billing errors. In December 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced six new International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) codes developed to better capture the disease process of COVID-19. These codes were first …

Among COVID-19 patients hospitalized with severe acute respiratory infection, lung and functional impairments were found in half of them four months after discharge. Many coronavirus patients hospitalized with severe acute respiratory infection show significant respiratory, functional and psychological symptoms four months after discharge from hospital, a recent research article find. Gary Rogg, MD, attending physician …

Since COVID-19 first arrived in Ontario and began to spread in long-term care homes, it has brought to light an area of ​​the health care system that has been broken for decades. In 2003, The Star spent a year investigating flaws in the long-term care system and, for years, has kept tabs on issues of …

Once a resident is settled in a nursing home, being told to leave can be very traumatic. Nursing homes are required to follow certain procedures before discharging a resident, but family members often agree to the leave without questioning it. Residents can fight back and challenge an illegal dump. Under federal law, a nursing home …

Registration is now open for the annual HANYS Strategies, Weapons and Tactics Program, which takes place October 23-24 in Saratoga Springs. SWAT 2019 focuses on a growing problem: long discharge times for patients with complex needs who cannot easily be placed in non-hospital settings. Visit our website for full event details and to register. Online …

A strong strategy based on innovation and customer service is winning the day, as payers try to make sure not only to keep the customers they have, but to attract new ones in order to be successful. Make connections Tom Wicka, CEO and Co-Founder of NovuHealth, which serves more than 40 healthcare plans in the …

The digital health-focused moves of payers in the past quarter ranged from partnership deals and program launches to acquisitions and CMS coverage decisions. Several of these headlines came from major players such as Cigna, UnitedHealth Group, Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) and various Blue Cross plans, and frequently involved digital health stalwarts such as Livongo, Fitbit, …

Upon discharge from hospital, uninformed patients often face time-pressed decisions about finding a suitable post-acute care provider. Discharge from hospital to a post-acute care setting is often one of the most daunting challenges patients and their families face. a valued one in five hospitalized patients is referred to post-acute care facilities such as skilled nursing …

Rural American hospitals are closing at an alarming rate. According to the North Carolina Rural Health Research Program, there were 72 rural hospital closures between 2010 and 2016, nearly double the number of closures between 2005 and 2009. Hundreds more are set to close. As a result, rural America faces a serious health care delivery …

Incorporating informal caregivers into the discharge planning process for elderly patients could reduce hospital readmissions by about 25%, according to new analysis from the Health Policy Institute at the University of Pittsburgh. Caregivers are unpaid individuals who provide support for medical tasks and activities essential to the daily life and health of a person who …