"Covid-19 is a wake-up call that tells us we need to change what we're doing, do it better, and make it more affordable," writes Intermountain Healthcare CEO and President Marc Harrison in Harvard Business Review. Here are the seven key lessons Intermountain has learned from that wake-up call, according to Harrison.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday upheld a final rule issued by the Trump administration that eased restrictions on short-term health plans that do not comply with the Affordable Care Act, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, the District of Columbia, and Massachusetts.
During his first public briefing on America's coronavirus epidemic in months, President Trump on Tuesday warned that the epidemic likely "will get worse before it gets better," as U.S. officials reported the highest daily total of new deaths linked to the coronavirus that the country's seen since May.
While it's long been known that women tend to live longer than men, researchers for years ascribed the trend to lifestyle differences. But now, researchers in the emerging field of "geroscience" are discovering some of the genetic and biological factors behind the longevity gap, Clare Ansberry writes for the Wall Street Journal.
The Lown Institute in partnership with Washington Monthly has released a new set of rankings marking the best hospitals and health systems in the United States based on patient outcomes, value of care, and civic responsibility. Find out if your hospital made the list.
As new coronavirus cases skyrocketed in New York during the spring, Northwell Health launched a hospital-at-home program for severely ill Covid-19 patients to help boost hospital capacity—and now, this approach may be put to use by hospitals in Florida and other states facing coronavirus infection surges, Roni Caryn Rabin writes for the New York Times.
Even as more Americans venture out to restaurants and shops amid the coronavirus epidemic, many are still frightened to seek medical care. Advisory Board's Rebecca Tyrell and Colin Gelbaugh recently surveyed more than 7,000 consumers to learn why they're so worried—and how you can help them overcome their fears.