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Change Healthcare cyberattack outage could last weeks

WebThe outage caused by the Change Healthcare cyberattack could last weeks, a top UnitedHealth executive suggested in a Tuesday conference call with hospital …

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Cyberattack on UnitedHealth subsidiary cripples …

WebH ospitals, pharmacies, and other health care providers are getting stuck in an insurance processing logjam after UnitedHealth Group disclosed a cyberattack within …

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Under new rules, patients can now access all their health …

WebThe allies had D-Day. And now U.S. patients, held down for decades by information hoarders, can rally around a new turning point, October 6, 2022 — the day …

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Change Healthcare cyberattack shows risk of industry …

WebChange Health connects 900,000 physicians, 33,000 pharmacies, and 5,500 hospitals. Security experts say concentrated services present concentrated risks.

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Two insurance-based ways to get more Americans …

WebIn general, though, health insurance is a crude tool for influencing behavior. Cost-sharing, in the form of copays and deductibles for health care services, is …

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Reinventing health care in 2023

WebDo the math and it’s easy to see that realigning health care incentives in the U.S. is inevitable. The average family insurance premium was $6,348 in 2000. By 2020 …

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2024 STATUS List

WebThe ultimate list of leaders in life sciences. The 2024 STATUS List features 50 influential people shaping the future of health and life sciences across biotech, medicine, …

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The pandemic has helped engage people with their …

WebA surprising pandemic side effect: People are more engaged with their health. A bout a month ago, one of our patients, a man in his mid-40s, came to the clinic …

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Kristina Burow of ARCH Venture Partners shares her next big bets …

WebKristina Burow. Her role behind the scenes in biotech earned her a spot on the third annual STATUS List, which recognizes leaders in health, medicine, and …

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Digital health is overlooking its biggest opportunity for disruption

WebF or years, tech behemoths and digital health innovators have attempted to “reinvent” health care, but they’ve ignored the institutional infrastructure issues that …

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A Q&A with Aletha Maybank, AMA’s chief health equity officer

WebAletha Maybank, a member of the 2024 #STATUSList, is pushing to transform the culture of health care with her work at the American Medical Association's chief …

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As AI regulations shape up, health tech startups beg for clarity

WebThe federal government’s plan to boost its oversight of the use of artificial intelligence tools in health care drew censure from startups arguing that overregulation …

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Health tech and telehealth trends: Insights from STAT Health Tech

WebTracking how tech is transforming health care and the life sciences. From the impact of medical AI in health care to artificial wombs, from wearable tech for pregnancy to FDA …

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The new shift in health care is toward less care

WebThe hospital saw a 4% reduction in C-sections in the first year. In a pilot study, Boston Medical Center also implemented documented birth plans along with hourly …

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Medical errors and accidents: an ongoing threat to health- STAT

WebStudies to determine the incidence of errors leading to injuries and deaths in hospitals began in the early 1970s. A meta-analysis of such studies concluded that the …

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Three issues to watch in global health in 2024

Web3 issues to watch in global health in 2024. By Helen Branswell. Reprints. Christine Kao/STAT. A s we enter the fifth year of this challenging decade, life finally …

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Why health care costs have stayed mostly flat since 2010

WebFor decades the growth in health care spending in the U.S. exceeded overall inflation — until relatively recently. With the exception of 2020 and the Covid cost spike, …

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UnitedHealth pushed employees to follow an algorithm to cut off …

WebReprints. T he nation’s largest health insurance company pressured its medical staff to cut off payments for seriously ill patients in lockstep with a computer …

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What do weight loss drugs actually mean for mental health

WebWhile we wait for more data to clarify the relationship between GLP-1s and mental health, it is crucial for endocrinologists — who prescribe most of these drugs — …

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Study: Many costly generic drugs are unavailable at alternative

WebAlternative pharmacies may be increasingly popular with consumers, but a new analysis finds many of the most expensive generic medicines are unavailable, prices …

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Healthy food access boosts outcomes in two studies

WebFresh produce access boosts health outcomes among diabetes patients and those on Medicaid in recent studies. Healthy Food Rx's livestream of a cooking class …

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