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Colorado passed ballot initiative could lead to provider cuts

Colorado hospitals are worried that a new law to limit the state’s ability to raise fees and surcharges could eventually lead to provider cuts. Voters signed off on Proposition 117,…

Renown Health partners with surgical center

Renown Health Monday announced it has partnered with the Surgery Center of Reno to provide outpatient surgery services. In a press release, Renown touted cost savings, convenience and access to…

Biden advisers to meet vaccine firms as Trump stalls handoff

Joe Biden’s scientific advisers will meet with vaccine makers in coming days as the presidential transition remains stalled because of President Donald Trump’s refusal to acknowledge that he lost the…

Healthcare executives give advice to President-elect Joe Biden

“We support President-elect Biden’s focus on addressing the urgent needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic, but believe there must be a focus on the social determinants of health that have…

Tattoos with microsensors could one day warn of health risks

Someday, your tattoo may do more than adorn your skin. It could save your life—or at least alert you to a medical threat.  That’s the proposition behind research by Carson…

California hits million COVID-19 cases

A month ago, Antonio Gomez III was a healthy 46-year-old struggling like so many others to balance work and parenting during the coronavirus pandemic. This week, he’s struggling to breathe…

Tower Health may sell former CHS hospitals in Philadelphia area

Not-for-profit Tower Health is embarking on an aggressive cost-cutting program to stem losses that could include selling its Philadelphia-area hospitals. West Reading, Penn.-based Tower posted a staggering $439 million operating…

New data drills down on comorbidities with highest COVID-19 risks

Sanford Health’s analysis of the around 44,000 COVID-19 patients it has treated revealed some patterns that have helped the health system get ahead of the virus. Many of the patients…

U.S. allows 1st emergency use of a COVID-19 antibody drug

U.S. health officials have allowed emergency use of the first antibody drug to help the immune system fight COVID-19, an experimental approach against the virus that has killed more than…

Unite. Activate. Rejuvenate: A path to a healthier America

In this new era, we must unite around a bipartisan plan to build a strong public health infrastructure, address the current gaps in healthcare access and coverage, and eliminate disparities…