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UK hospitals turn to last-ditch solutions

Hospitals are rationing oxygen and ambulances are waiting outside for as long as nine hours outside to hand over patients as the UK’s health system buckles under the growing pressures of COVID-19. Staff are preparing for the situation to reach its worst point in the coming weeks, with hospitals struggling to cope with the sheer… Read More »

KidsX to Unite Children’s Hospitals & Boost Innovation Investment in Pediatric Digital Health

Health Tech Oct 1, 2020• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Even though kids make up 20% of the total national patient population, investments in startups that use tech to improve their care is, at best, a dismal 1% of the total investments made in digital health and health tech each year. Why is there such… Read More »

CMS boosts outpatient payment by 2.6% while making further cuts to 340B hospitals

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is proposing a 2.6% payment increase for ambulatory surgical centers in an update to the Outpatient Prospective Payment System released Monday. This proposed change would also help promote site neutrality between hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers and encourage the migration of services from the hospital setting to the… Read More »