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FCC Chairman Pai on funding telehealth, 5G and the digital divide

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai talks with Modern Healthcare about telehealth barriers, the agency’s new Connected Care Pilot Program and why he hopes to continue working on telehealth issues after stepping down from his agency post. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai talks with Modern Healthcare about telehealth barriers, the agency’s new Connected Care Pilot Program and why […]

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Hospital M&A activity rebounds in Q4

Nearly 30 announced hospital deals in the fourth quarter signaled that hospital executives are more comfortable with the virtual due diligence process and that finances have stabilized, M&A experts said. Nearly 30 announced hospital deals in the fourth quarter signaled that hospital executives are more comfortable with the virtual due diligence process and that finances […]

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Surgeon General calls on businesses to invest in community health

The Surgeon General report said community health investments will improve business’ bottom lines and the health of the economy. The Surgeon General report said community health investments will improve business’ bottom lines and the health of the economy.

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Providers await new HHS coronavirus grant reporting deadline

HHS has delayed a Provider Relief Fund grant recognition deadine originally set for Feb. 15. The agency has not yet announced a new deadline. HHS has delayed a Provider Relief Fund grant recognition deadine originally set for Feb. 15. The agency has not yet announced a new deadline.

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Excellus Blue Cross and Blue Shield to pay $5.1M HIPAA penalty

The penalty resolves alleged HIPAA violations stemming from a data breach that took place from December 2013 to May 2015 and compromised data on 9.3 million people, according to HHS’ Office for Civil Rights. The penalty resolves alleged HIPAA violations stemming from a data breach that took place from December 2013 to May 2015 and […]

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Louisiana gets reports vaccine providers are discriminating

Louisiana’s chief public health officer warned hospitals, pharmacies and clinics that they should not be steering their coronavirus vaccine doses solely to their own patients. Louisiana’s chief public health officer warned hospitals, pharmacies and clinics that they should not be steering their coronavirus vaccine doses solely to their own patients.

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Providence names new chief financial officer

Providence has named its interim CFO, Greg Hoffman, as its chief financial officer. He replaces Venkat Bhamidipati, who left in 2020 to become CFO of McAfee. Providence has named its interim CFO, Greg Hoffman, as its chief financial officer. He replaces Venkat Bhamidipati, who left in 2020 to become CFO of McAfee.

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Quest Diagnostics wins CDC contract to sequence coronavirus samples

Quest Diagnostics said Monday that it has secured a contract from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide genomic sequencing of the virus that causes COVID-19. Quest Diagnostics said Monday that it has secured a contract from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide genomic sequencing of the virus that causes […]

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‘We know this is real’: New clinics aid virus ‘long-haulers’

The programs’ approaches vary, but they share the goal of trying to comprehend, treat and give credence to patients who cannot get free of the virus that has infected more than 24 million Americans and killed about 400,000. The programs’ approaches vary, but they share the goal of trying to comprehend, treat and give credence […]

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Biden picks transgender woman as assistant health secretary

A pediatrician and former Pennsylvania physician general, Levine was appointed to her current post by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf in 2017, making her one of the few transgender people serving in elected or appointed positions nationwide.  A pediatrician and former Pennsylvania physician general, Levine was appointed to her current post by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf […]

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