New data suggests an initial Covid-19 vaccine course offers little protection against symptomatic infection caused by the omicron variant. But two new studies reveal that booster shots can help bolster protection against the new variant.
The cold, the flu, and Covid-19 have many overlapping symptoms, including sore throat, coughing, and general fatigue. But each condition also has telltale signs that may help you distinguish between them during the winter months.
Radio Advisory's Christopher Kerns sat down with Advisory Board's Yulan Egan to discuss how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected health plans, physicians, suppliers, and patients so far and what health care CEOs need to know for 2022.
Roughly 1 in 10 Americans say getting vaccinated against Covid-19 is prohibited by their religious beliefs—even as nearly 60% say too many people use religious beliefs as an excuse to not get vaccinated, according to a recent poll from the Public Religion Research Institute and the Interfaith Youth Core.
The American Hospital Association and American Medical Association on Thursday filed a lawsuit against part of CMS' surprise billing rule, arguing that the independent dispute resolution process unfairly favors insurers and will "prevent fair and adequate compensation" to medical providers.
CVS Health announced plans to acquire more physician practices as part of a new strategy to expand its primary care business, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island.
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