New Cerner CEO Dr. David Feinberg, who took the helm as company CEO on Oct. 1, sent an email to staff Thursday informing them about the upcoming layoffs, a Cerner spokesperson confirmed to Modern Healthcare.
Kid-size doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine appear safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to study details released Friday as the U.S. considers opening vaccinations to that age group.
A federal judge denied a request by several employees at the largest hospital system in Massachusetts for an injunction to block the company from placing them on unpaid leave for violating the system's COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
Millions more Americans are closer to getting a COVID booster as influential government advisers endorsed extra doses of all three of the nation’s vaccines — and said people could choose a different company’s brand for that next shot.
Auditor Rob Sand released a report from his investigation that examined cases from 2013 through 2019. He said his investigators found a massive increase in illegal denials of care by managed care organizations under privatized Medicaid.
The lack of government action in some communities is forcing everyday people to fill the void, according to Imran Ahmed, CEO of the Center for Countering Digital Hate, an international not-for-profit organization designed to disrupt online misinformation.
Most healthcare workers have complied but several dozen have opted to quit over the mandate, and Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston already curtailed some admissions because of a shortage of nurses.