Prime Healthcare has completed the purchase of St. Francis Medical Center in the Los Angeles area from bankrupt Verity Health after compromising with California's attorney general on some of the conditions he sought.
A massive breach at software company Blackbaud may have compromised personal information on up to 657,392 people included in Brewer, Maine-based Northern Light Health Foundation's fundraising databases.
While much of the discussion around immunity to SARS-CoV-2 has focused on antibodies, a growing body of research indicates other components of the immune system may play a significant role in combating COVID.
Many doctors and nurses must fill out paper forms on COVID-19 cases and available beds and fax them to public health agencies, causing critical delays in care and hampering the effort to track and block the spread of the coronavirus.
New York's health agency is walking back a recent statement by the state's top health official, who had cast doubt on reports from nurses about dire shortages of protective gear at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in late March and early April.
ProMedica showed in the second quarter that at the toughest point of the pandemic—a quarter during which procedures were suspended for well over a month—having a health plan provides a tremendous boon to the bottom line to offset provider segment struggles.
Doctors scrambled to shift to telemedicine when the coronavirus hit the U.S earlier this year. Providers went from averaging 5,000 telemedicine visits a month before the pandemic to 200,000 visits just in April.