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Atrium Health Virtual Edge will partner with other hospitals, employers and commercial payers to deliver clinically appropriate, consumer-oriented care.
An AMA analysis shows the highest prevalence of medical liability premium increases since 2005.
Among 4,405 surgeons in a Michigan cohort, 2,599 (59%) used telehealth to meet with a patient.
ARP will bolster hospital margins by reducing the numbers of uninsured, which is a credit positive.
Hospital finances are stressed, care access is threatened, and staff are burned out.
Mental health was the top consultation. Patients in COVID-19 hot spots, younger patients, urban patients, and patients with two or more chronic conditions were more likely to use telehealth.
A drone under development at the University of Cincinnati would fly inside patients' homes to deliver medical supplies.
As COVID-19 volumes declined in February, hospitals saw new admissions, margins and revenues fall.
Medicare Fraud Control Units recovered $3.36 for every $1 spent investigating fraud.
The bill heads to the Senate, which must act before the moratorium expires on April 1 and 2% cuts to Medicare kick in.