Tag Archives: health

For-profits, church-run health systems dominated M&A growth from 2016 to 2018: Health Affairs

Dive Brief: More than half of all physicians and 72% of hospitals in the U.S. were affiliated with a health system in 2018, according to a report published by Health Affairs on Monday. From 2016 to 2018, the share of physicians affiliated with vertically integrated health systems rose 11 percentage points, from 40% to 51%. The… Read More »

New model draws on hospital data to help health officials time COVID-19 lockdowns

Public health officials and elected leaders around the country have continued to relax and reinstate restrictions in response to swells of COVID-19 cases in their areas.  This past week, researchers at Northwestern University and the University of Texas at Austin released a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences describing a new… Read More »

EMF Meter And Monitors: Why They Are Essential For Your Health And Safety

As people strive to live healthier lifestyles, many are drawn towards technology and gadgets that may improve their overall well-being. One of these newly-developed devices is the Electromagnetic Field (EMF) meter and monitor.This device is used to measure the surrounding environment for the presence of electromagnetic fields and detect different forms of EMF, from high… 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 »

Health department says England counting anyone who died after testing positive for coronavirus as related death

England is counting anyone who has died there and had a coronavirus test come back positive at any point as a coronavirus death, Public Health England announced Friday. This comes after the British government ordered a review of how daily coronavirus death figures in England are tallied after some claimed that the figures were inflated.… Read More »