Tag Archives: care

Oscar expands into 4 new states, touts new virtual primary care option

Dive Brief: Startup payer Oscar announced a major expansion of both its national presence and virtual healthcare services Thursday, the latter spurred on by the COVID-19 pandemic. New York City-based Oscar said it is expanding into four new states in 2021: Oklahoma, Iowa, North Carolina and Arkansas. It is also expanding into new counties in… Read More »

Providers support Value in Health Care Act that amends MACRA payment model

Thirteen national provider groups support the newly-introduced House bill, the Value in Health Care Act of 2020, a bipartisan effort that proposes to make changes to the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015.  The bill specifically amends many of the program parameters of Medicare’s Alternative Payment Models to increase participation. It extends… Read More »

Empowering care teams at Malaysia’s Bagan Specialist Centre & Oriental Melaka Straits Medical Centre

Bagan Specialist Centre is a private hospital located in Butterworth, Penang in Malaysia and the first hospital to embark on a fully automated early warning scoring system in the APAC region in July 2018. Oriental Melaka Straits Medical Centre is a 300-bedded, fully-integrated multidisciplinary specialist centre located at the beach area of Klebang, Melaka in… Read More »

Sixty-eight percent support coronavirus medical care for illegal immigrants, 37% back stimulus checks: Poll

Two out of three Americans believe the government ought to provide medical care for illegal immigrants affected by the coronavirus but are far less supportive of offering them stimulus payments, according to a poll released Wednesday. The Pew Research Center study conducted between April 29 and May 5 found 68% of U.S. adults think the… Read More »

RWJF Challenge: Health Care Emergency Tech

Catalyst @ Health 2.0 May 18, 2020• SPONSORED POST By CATALYST @ HEALTH 2.0 Catalyst @ Health 2.0, in collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is seeking health technology solutions that can support the needs of the health care system (e.g. providers, government, public health and community organizations, and more) by addressing several obstacles… Read More »