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There’s no question that healthcare providers are among the hardest hit by Covid-19. Even as their work is more important than ever, many providers are hanging by a thread. Revenue from elective procedures still lags behind pre-pandemic levels, and the American Hospital Association (AHA) predicts hospitals will lose...
AdventHealth, a health system based in Altamonte Springs, Florida, has partnered with BERG, a clinical-stage biotech company, to improve care and reduce death risk for Covid-19 patients. The collaboration comes as more than 11 million people in the United States have contracted the disease caused by the novel coronavirus,...
 Almost overnight, the Covid-19 pandemic threw health systems worldwide into crisis mode, leading to the mass postponement and deferral of care for anything other than the virus. As global health expert Devi Sridhar has noted from her research on responses to Ebola and other outbreaks, pandemics are like...
Though the U.S. healthcare system is straining under the burden of the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been acceleration in one area of the industry: innovation and IT efforts. Organizations are crediting technology with helping them stay connected with their patients and advancing their population health efforts, despite the...
GenesisCare, a provider of cancer and cardiovascular care, has entered into a strategic partnership with GE Healthcare. Through the partnership agreement, GE will provide $130 million in equipment and services to GenesisCare facilities worldwide. GenesisCare is comprised of more than 440 cancer and cardiovascular disease treatment centers in Australia,...
We’re facing a “new normal” as we navigate our lives during Covid-19. It’s critical to take precautions, like social distancing and wearing masks. It’s just as important not to practice medical distancing. Covid-19 has brought new challenges to our lives, particularly for those with chronic illnesses. In fact, the...
social determinants of health,
Racial and socioeconomic realities have always been tied to a person’s health, with research showing the myriad ways in which being part of a minority group or experiencing food or housing insecurity can result in poorer outcomes. The Covid-19 pandemic has made the gap in outcomes, across gender,...
Doctor On Demand struck a partnership with in-home care company CareLinx, to offer  telehealth services to seniors that use CareLinx’s services. Photo credit: Doctor on Demand In May, after seeing a significant number of seniors turn to virtual care during the pandemic, Doctor On Demand expanded its telehealth services...
Nice Healthcare offers telehealth and in-home primary care visits. The startup offers its services for a fixed cost as an employee benefit. Photo credit: Nice Healthcare While many healthcare startups focus on large employers to grow their businesses, Minnesota-based Nice Healthcare is taking a different tack. The startup, which...
African woman opening parcel with meal kit. The impact of Covid-19 on the health of minorities is staggering. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Black and Brown communities experience hospitalization or death from Covid-19 at rates 4-5 times greater than Caucasians. The unfortunate truth is that...
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