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‘Little old West Virginia’ sets pace on vaccine rollout

More shots have gone into people’s arms per capita across West Virginia than in any other state, with at least 7.5% of the population receiving the first of two shots, according to federal data. More shots have gone into people’s arms per capita across West Virginia than in any other state, with at least 7.5% […]

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Wildfires producing more harmful pollution

Even as pollution emissions have declined from other sources including vehicle exhaust and power plants, the amount from wildfires increased sharply, researchers found. Even as pollution emissions have declined from other sources including vehicle exhaust and power plants, the amount from wildfires increased sharply, researchers found.

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4 cyberscams for hospitals to watch out for

Fake sign-ups for vaccine appointments and falsified vendor contracts are a few of the ways scammers have targeted healthcare workers. Fake sign-ups for vaccine appointments and falsified vendor contracts are a few of the ways scammers have targeted healthcare workers.

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By protecting the healthcare safety net, Biden can put us on the path to a stronger country

As the Biden administration begins its first 100 days, we urge it to keep hospitals’ safety-net role top of mind as it tackles a relentless virus that takes its greatest toll on the people of color and communities these hospitals serve. As the Biden administration begins its first 100 days, we urge it to keep […]

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Hospitals, drug companies strive to stand out virtually at JPM

This year’s popular J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference was held virtually, which means companies didn’t get their usual face time with investors. Instead, they tried to stand out virtually. This year’s popular J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference was held virtually, which means companies didn’t get their usual face time with investors. Instead, they tried to stand out […]

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Sticking to Mediterranean diet is good for the brain

A new study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center found that regularly sneaking fried foods, sweets, refined sugars and red meat counteract the benefits of an otherwise healthy diet. A new study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center found that regularly sneaking fried foods, sweets, refined sugars and red meat counteract the benefits […]

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COVID-19 hastens hospitals’ revenue cycle outsourcing moves

The COVID-19 pandemic has led hospitals to move even more quickly toward outsourced revenue cycle management. The COVID-19 pandemic has led hospitals to move even more quickly toward outsourced revenue cycle management.

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Revamp of the nation’s vaccination effort may not be enough

Public health experts are not uniformly backing the Biden administration’s plans to speed up mass vaccination efforts after missteps that have slowed the rollout.   Public health experts are not uniformly backing the Biden administration’s plans to speed up mass vaccination efforts after missteps that have slowed the rollout.  

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Momentum grows to outsource hospital tech functions in 2021

Carilion Clinic, CoxHealth and Geisinger Health are among the systems outsourcing such technology services as support, cybersecurity and data management. Carilion Clinic, CoxHealth and Geisinger Health are among the systems outsourcing such technology services as support, cybersecurity and data management.

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Healthcare groups should end all political donations—permanently

Now is not the time to suspend some campaign contributions by healthcare organizations. Now is the time to permanently end them all. And, in the spirit of unity, to candidates from both parties. Now is not the time to suspend some campaign contributions by healthcare organizations. Now is the time to permanently end them all. […]

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