Social care network provider Unite Us has acquired community referral platform firm NowPow in an effort to create a one-stop shop to address the social needs of patients. »
The myriad steps required to access medical care in the U.S. lead patients to forgo or delay treatment, and the weight falls more heavily on marginalized populations, researchers found.
Apps, wearables and other technologies hold promise for encouraging patients to be more engaged and involved in their care—but a host of challenges still stand in the way of this vision becoming mainstream.
The Leapfrog Group compiled patient experience survey data from hospitals, outpatient surgery departments, ambulatory surgical centers and children's hospitals to show trends across the industry.
Mount Sinai researchers have created a neighborhood-level Covid-19 equity index to explore the relationship between socioeconomic disadvantages and infection and mortality rates during the pandemic, the health system announced Thursday.
AMA policy promises collaborations with educational institutions and improving information to provider on long haul COVID.
Investors poured a record $2.4 billion into behavioral health startups in 2020, and insurers are increasingly looking to scale their mental health offerings for their employer members.
Emergency department visits have decreased significantly since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic as patients have stayed home or sought other healthcare options to avoid the risk of infection.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has lowered the recommended age to start screening for colon and rectal cancers to 45, which should expand access to millions of adults.
The program, dubbed the Digital Inclusion Challenge, is sponsored by Google Cloud and Michigan-based IT firm Miracle Software Systems. The winning team will receive $75,000 and will participate in a co-development program at Henry Ford Innovations.
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