Population Health

Doctor at computer
By Kat Jercich 01:29 pm October 09, 2020
Even after the pandemic, patients will be unwilling to return to the less-streamlined status quo, says Clive Smith.
Patient filling out form on a clipboard
By Kat Jercich 03:52 pm October 08, 2020
In a virtual town hall Thursday, policy experts weighed in on pivotal healthcare issues in the upcoming election, including the Affordable Care Act.
Donald Trump in a mask

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By Kat Jercich 11:05 am October 08, 2020
The medical journal, which has never before weighed in on a presidential race, called for current political leaders to be voted out of office.
Lyft logo
By Kat Jercich 09:00 am October 08, 2020
The partnership marks another foray for the ride-sharing app into the healthcare sphere, and offers another way for providers to help address patients' social determinants of health.
health insurance, billing

Credit: Diagnosis Related Group system

By Ahmed El Sherif 02:03 am October 08, 2020
The transfer of the Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) system for health insurance to all public and private hospitals across the emirate has been completed.
NYU Langone building
By Kat Jercich 02:24 pm October 07, 2020
The machine learning model, which has been shown to have up to 90% precision, may help clinicians to determine which patients can be sent home safely.
CMS Administrator Seema Verma

CMS Administrator Seema Verma (photo: Drew Angerer, Getty)

By Kat Jercich 09:36 am October 07, 2020
Noncompliance with the new reporting rules "could result in termination for both Medicare and Medicaid," said CMS Administrator Seema Verma.
Women in Health IT, digital health, workforce
By Sara Mageit 05:49 am October 07, 2020
The latest results from the HIMSS Women in Health IT (WHIT) EMEA Annual Survey found that lower salary, exclusion from decision making, increased workload and fewer public speaking opportunities are the major forms of discrimination for respondents.
Rep. Robin Kelly

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By Kat Jercich 11:22 am October 06, 2020
Reps. Robin Kelly and Anna Eshoo said that while telemedicine has the potential to expand access to care, it has also highlighted disparities in the U.S. healthcare system.
contact tracing, NHS, Public Health England, COVID-19
By Sara Mageit 04:59 am October 06, 2020
UK health secretary, Matt Hancock says test error “should never have happened.”