Medical images make up the majority of healthcare data, and have been a key target for companies looking to leverage algorithms to improve care delivery.
The refunds come after a New York Times investigation found Providence pressured qualified Medicaid patients to pay for care, even though they were entitled to free services.
As of Thursday, data that healthcare entities must share to comply with sweeping information blocking regulations has gotten larger, despite providers saying they’re not ready for the change.
The payer will pick up 13,000 members from New York-based AgeWell who are chronically ill or disabled and covered by its long-term care services.
Despite previously lagging in the market, Cigna is now among the fastest-expanding MA providers, analysts said.
Some CommonSpirit hospitals across the country have been cut off from their electronic health records, forcing them to revert to paper charts. Ambulances were diverted from facilities in Iowa for a short period on Monday.
Stryker, J&J and other device companies are building out teams focused on ASCs.
In January, the high court upheld the CMS rule mandating that healthcare workers be vaccinated against COVID-19 at medical facilities that receive federal funding.
Large hospital operators reported increasing lengths of stay and difficulties discharging patients in the first half of 2022. The answer to why lies in a perennially stressed post-acute care chassis driven to the brink by COVID-19.
Trinity Health posts $1.4 billion net loss in 2022 as contract labor costs hit ‘unprecedented highs’
The Michigan-based system’s contract labor costs ballooned 123% compared to the prior year as it struggled with labor shortages.