153 Houston Methodist Employees Who Refused COVID-19 Vaccine Resign or Are Fired

June 23rd 2021

A few dozen employees had sued but a federal judge dismissed the suit as frivolous.

FCC Releases Assessment of Best Practices to Address Illegal Robocalls to Hospitals

June 23rd 2021

FCC issues recommendations for stakeholders to combat issue of unlawful robocalls to hospitals, which threaten public health and safety.

Podcast: Adoption of Healthcare Tech in the Age of COVID-19 with Dr Kaveh Safavi

June 22nd 2021

Kaveh Safavi, MD, JD, global health lead of Accenture Health, discusses how the pandemic influenced the speed at which healthcare organizations adopted new technologies and how this adoption is impacting patient care.

The Rapidly Shifting Patient Financial Journey and Key Considerations for Health Systems

June 22nd 2021

From planned to unplanned healthcare costs, the uncertainty around paying for care has become a significant factor delaying many from getting the treatment they need when they need it.

Hospital Differences Explain Higher Mortality Among Black Patients With COVID-19, Study Finds

June 21st 2021

A study in JAMA Network Open shows that differences in hospital admission and racial residential segregation could account for increased risks of inpatient mortality and hospice discharge seen among Black patients with COVID-19.