PayerMedicare for All Could Have Saved 338K lives during the Pandemic
A study by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) looks at what a single-payer universal healthcare system...
Post-AcuteCMS Announces Updates to Improve Safety and Quality of Long-term Care Facilities
The updates will go into effect in October to allow facilities and surveyors time to train.
Post-AcuteCOVID-19 Booster Increases Antibodies by More Than 85% in Nursing Home Residents and Their Caregivers
Results highlight the importance of booster vaccinations not only for nursing home residents, but also for the general population, study...
FinanceSteps Toward a Leaner, Meaner, and More Agile Financial Strategy in Healthcare
Streamlining and crisis-proofing operations can help hospitals and health systems put the pandemic's impact behind them.
PayerMedicare Spending Fell in 2020 for the First Time in Over Two Decades
The drop followed the decline in use of healthcare services during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Human ResourcesHealthcare Professionals Can Counter COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation by Taking to Social Media
Trusted healthcare providers can use social media platforms to encourage factual dialogue to help address vaccine hesitancy, new study says.
Clinical CarePulse Oximetry Potential Source of Racial Disparity in COVID-19 Care
Researchers show that pulse oximetry, which is a gatekeeper in treatment decisions for COVID-19 patients, overestimates blood oxygen levels in...
StrategyPediatric Health System CEO Shares Pandemic Perspective
Matthew Love, CEO of Nicklaus Children's, shares his lessons learned in leading the pediatric health system through the pandemic and...
Post-AcuteAfter 55 years, Foulkeways Persists Through COVID and Industry Staff Shortages
Financial incentives and staff's commitment to residents has helped the community continue to thrive.
FinanceRural Hospitals Getting Additional $450M in Relief Funds
"No one from a hospital's financial operations standpoint cares for volatility in patient volume," says Jim Porter, managing director of...
NursingHospitals More Inclined to Offer $$$ Incentives to Fill RN Openings
67% of hospital leaders surveyed are offering sign-in bonuses and 57% have improved their pay packages.
FinanceKaiser Permanente Remains Positive Among $960M First Quarter Loss
Despite a rough financial start to the year, Kaiser Permanente says its overall operating performance is strong.