Healthcare Finance News
Emergency department visits are down 42% across U.S. due to COVID-19
by jlagasse on June 5, 2020 at 7:03 pm
Younger patients are driving this decline, as the biggest dip was seen among children younger than 14.
Hospitals continue to struggle with job losses as other areas of healthcare rebound in May
by MalloryHackett on June 5, 2020 at 6:06 pm
Hospitals lost 27,000 jobs in May, showing they have yet to recover financially.
Shadow pharmacies peddling coronavirus cures; hospitals get $250M cash injection
by rickdagley on June 5, 2020 at 6:06 pm
This week's top stories include shadow pharmacies playing on COVID-19 fears, hospitals getting additional aid and the challenges of integrating in-person care back into workflows.
Colorado HIEs have improved outcomes, costs for jails via speedy information access
by jlagasse on June 5, 2020 at 4:14 pm
The goal was to improve outcomes, reduce the recidivism rate and send inmates back into the communities with coherent care plans.
Blues plans dominate ACA market, but there may be new competition
by smorse on June 5, 2020 at 2:17 pm
Urban Institute analysis shows there may be an expansion of health insurance options in 2021, as national insurers are reportedly reentering market.