Human ResourcesWave of Rural Nursing Home Closures Grows Amid Staffing Crunch
The lack of open nursing home beds is marooning some patients in hospitals for weeks while social workers seek placements.
TelehealthRural Seniors Benefit From Pandemic-Driven Remote Fitness Boom
Along with social isolation came the rapid introduction of remote access to everything from work to workouts.
InnovationSharp Memorial, West Health to Develop Best Practices for Senior Care
The two San Diego-based healthcare organizations have forged a three-year deal to develop an integrated care management plan for seniors,...
PayerDoD Awards $136B TRICARE Managed Care Contracts
The T-5 MCS Contracts launch in 2024.
InnovationDefense Department Eyes 'First of Its Kind' Health and Wellness Program
The Pentagon is planning to hire 2,000 healthcare professionals to address a wide range of health concerns, from suicide and...
Revenue CycleCapturing SDOH: Set Your Revenue Cycle and Patient Population Up for Success
With attention on population health and quality initiatives, rev cycle leaders have turned their focus on how capturing SDOH impacts...
TechnologyMercyOne Uses Technology to Transform Into a PHSO
The Iowa health system and ACO will move from a project mindset to an organizational mindset through a partnership with...
TechnologyEmployee Contact Tracing Helps Mount Sinai Control COVID-19 Spread
Officials at the New York health system say future pandemic tracking will benefit from this digital framework.
TelehealthZócalo Health Launches Virtual Care Platform for Latino Communities
The Seattle-based provider is now offering same-day telehealth appointments for a flat-rate membership fee in California and Texas.
PayerCampaigning ramps up as South Dakota voters decide on Medicaid expansion
South Dakota is one of 12 states that have not expanded eligibility for their Medicaid programs, and the only state...
StrategyReport: Healthcare System is Failing Black Californians
The average life expectancy of Black Californians is six years shorter (75) than the statewide average (81).
InnovationMedStar Health, Intermountain, and Stanford Medicine Expand AHRQ-funded Telehealth Study
The three health systems are expanding their study on telehealth use for primary care during the pandemic to examine how...