Hurricane Ian rips part of roof off Florida hospital

September 30th 2022

An HCA Healthcare hospital closed and transferred patients after losing a layer of roofing in high winds. Hospitals and nursing homes across Florida evacuated patients.

Mental health disparities led to nearly 117,000 deaths: ‘It is not an accident’

September 29th 2022

The Morehouse School of Medicine examined the toll of inequities. Daniel Dawes of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute spoke with Chief Healthcare Executive about the need for equity in behavioral health.

After pushing a major health system to cut costs, a Massachusetts agency wants more power

September 29th 2022

The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission reached an agreement with Mass General Brigham on a plan to reduce spending. The state agency wants more authority to control hospital costs, including financial penalties.

Biden wants to end hunger by 2030. These health groups vowed to fight food insecurity.

September 29th 2022

The president hosted a conference on nutrition and health. Some health groups are investing money and resources to expand access to food and training to physicians.

Female doctors, and female patients, are more likely to use telehealth

September 28th 2022

A report by athenahealth finds a gender gap in the use of virtual care. Jessica Sweeney-Platt of athenahealth talked with Chief Healthcare Executive about telemedicine.