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May 30, 2023
Retail health clinics are growing not only in number but in scope of services delivered. But so far, these outlets primarily are located in higher-income communities ringing urban areas with large populations while rural and underserved communities remain largely out of the picture.
May 30, 2023
The need for innovation in health care has never been greater. The AHA Leadership Summit July 16-18 in Seattle presents a unique opportunity to tap into insights from some of the top thought leaders and disrupters in health care.
May 23, 2023
America, and for that matter the world, is facing a growing challenge in caring for two expanding groups of patients — those 60 and older and patients with such chronic diseases as cancer, diabetes and obesity. We explore some technologies CB Insights analysts say providers should scrutinize over the next one to three years and what’s been happening in these sectors.
May 23, 2023
Amazon closed its Halo division, which sold fitness tracker devices that worked with a subscription service and smart phone application. CVS Health, meanwhile, recently announced that it will close its clinical trials division at the end of 2024.
May 16, 2023
Here’s a look at some breakthrough advances cited by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) that are designed to help providers tackle some of the most complex diseases.
May 16, 2023
In a move to support its nursing workforce strategy, HCA Healthcare Inc. is committing $300 million toward education and training efforts.
May 9, 2023
The next five years will be critical for hospitals and health systems to build the infrastructure needed to support AI technology, according to the recently released Futurescan 2023.
May 9, 2023
Amidst critical nurse shortages, CommonSpirit Health and Dignity Health Global Education (DHGE), a workforce development platform created by Dignity Health, teamed up to launch a nurse residency program designed to meet this challenge head on.
May 2, 2023
Rural hospitals, which deliver about one in 10 babies nationally each year, have been closing in significant numbers. Despite the challenging environment, rural hospitals and health systems are taking traditional and innovative approaches to build or expand their maternal health programs.
May 2, 2023
One Medical plans to build five new primary care offices in Connecticut, with work on the first two facilities already underway, according to a recent Hartford Business Journal (HBJ) report. More primary care offices also are planned in the state.


Behavioral Health Integration

Framework for hospitals and health systems to shift focus to overall health and bring together behavioral and physical health services into a fully integrated system of care.

Evolving Care Models

Framework for hospitals and health systems to assess their current capabilities to determine the best type of value-based care for the organization.

Telehealth Strategy

Tools for hospitals and health systems to assess their digital transformation strategy and expand telehealth services into integrated virtual care models.