Justice System Involvement in Mental Health Crises – The Health Care Blog

BY BEN WHEATLEY A woman was walking in the crosswalk of a busy intersection as the rain started to come down. She looked cold, but more than that, she looked…

In charting a future course for healthcare, let’s think bigger

Angela Jones is a program manager in digital health transformation at Booz Allen Hamilton. This article was co-written with Dr. Kevin Vigilante, chief medical officer at Booz Allen Hamilton. For…

US experts wrestle with how to update COVID-19 vaccines

More than two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. health officials are beginning to grapple with how to keep the vaccines updated to best protect Americans from the ever-changing coronavirus.…

Providers brace for financial hits as COVID-19 uninsured fund ends

Safety-net hospitals, federally qualified health centers, and laboratories may have to cut staff and hours and limit patient access if Congress and President Joe Biden cannot come to an agreement…

Health program for undocumented seniors leaves some behind

State lawmakers and coverage advocates stated they have not seen the numbers the division used to justify the carve-outs. “They instructed us that it is too costly,” stated state Rep.…

CMS: Healthcare prices projected to rise 3.6% in 2022

Healthcare costs are anticipated to rise this 12 months, driving up out-of-pocket bills, the Facilities for Medicare and Medicaid Companies’ Workplace of the Actuary mentioned Monday. Worth progress will gas…

How bug bounty initiatives can improve healthcare security

Healthcare safety groups are under intense strain to save their environments from a rising variety of threats. Groups are sometimes understaffed, continually catching up with an onslaught of threats and…

Automation and healthcare’s new forcing function for digital transformation

Every now and then, a “forcing function” comes along that changes the trajectory of a company or an industry. The pandemic may be the most potent forcing function in recent…

Medicare Advantage groups back UnitedHealthcare’s bid to end overpayment rule

Payers, providers, and technology firms threw their support behind UnitedHealthcare’s effort to have the U. S Supreme Court eliminate a rule that leaves Medicare Advantage plans liable for False Claims…

Mount Sinai opens clinic to support pregnant women and prevent stillbirth

Mount Sinai Health System will launch a multidisciplinary clinic this month, focused on reducing stillbirths and supporting women and families who have experienced this pregnancy loss, the health system said…