A network of churches came together this summer to take care of more than $5.3 million in medical debt, and the network will soon send letters to 5,888 families in Cook County to inform them their medical debt has been forgiven, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Illinois, Massachusetts, and Tennessee.
Cleveland Clinic and telehealth company American Well on Monday announced a partnership to provide comprehensive and high-acuity specialty telehealth consults with Cleveland Clinic specialists through a new platform called The Clinic.
The United Parcel Service on Monday announced it is expanding its drone medical supply delivery project to include AmerisourceBergen, CVS Pharmacy, Kaiser Permanente, and the University of Utah health system.
CMS on Tuesday announced that the average premium rate for the most commonly purchased silver-level health plans sold through the Affordable Care Act's federal exchange will be lower for the 2020 coverage year than they were for 2019.
As the health care industry shifts toward value-based care, it has become increasingly clear that the industry needs to do a better job of "generating outcomes that matter to patients," but current hiring practices can hinder health care organizations from achieving those goals, Elena Butler and Shreya Kangovi write for Harvard Business Review.
A growing number of Native American tribes are taking control of troubled government-run hospitals in an effort to improve care for their communities, but some are finding the turnaround is both slow and costly.