Point32Health taps health inclusion for LGBTQ+ care

After traditionally offering virtual care and navigation services to employers, Incorporated Health is now moving into the health plan arena. The LGBTQ+ community teams up with Point32Health to serve its commercial members in companies announced Wednesday. based in san francisco Incorporated Health Provides patients with access to virtual and in-person urgent care, primary care, behavioral … Read more

Largest, busiest conference for health care investors held amid fears of a bubble bursting

At the JPMorgan annual healthcare conference, there were as many words about profit as about patients. This article was published in Kaiser Health News on January 17, 2023, By darius tahir SAN FRANCISCO — The business class of healthcare returned to its San Francisco sanctuary last week for JP Morgan’s annual Healthcare Confab at the … Read more

Opinion: How much money the big tech move in healthcare could cost you

CES 2023 marked a “return to normal” for the annual tech event. With over 100,000 returning to Las Vegas, it felt like the old CES, but for health care and digital health technology, it was everything new. While many megatrends headlined this year’s show, including automotive, devices and the metaverse, it was the health-focused technologies … Read more

CommonSpirit Health CEO at JPM: Some providers will be commodities

Wright Lassiter III, who was named CEO of CommonSpirit Health last April, outlined his vision for reviving his massive nonprofit’s finances at a JPMorgan healthcare conference on Monday. The convention returns to San Francisco after a two-year pandemic break and feels bursting as usual. Cracking a few jokes, Lassiter acknowledged he’s not here to take … Read more

Can Data Solve the Behavioral Health Outcomes Inequality Dilemma?

Nearly twenty years ago, the Institute of Medicine (now the National Academy of Medicine) published “Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care.” In this landmark report, NAM noted that “a large body of published research suggests that racial and ethnic minorities experience lower quality of health services and are also less likely … Read more

Community Health (CYH) sells hospital, renews Health Net tie-up – January 4, 2023

With the start of the new year, Community Health Systems, Inc. ,CYH Quick QuoteCYH , Free Report) announced some initiatives related to development. These include the sale of Greenbrier Valley Medical Center and the renewal of a collaboration with Health Net. Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, located in Ronceverte, WV, and equipped with 122 beds, is … Read more

Health equality is everyone’s business; Success requires community voice and a strategy rooted in data

Health equity affects all of us directly or indirectly and a lack of equity can push us into financial trouble. Health equity is a fair and just opportunity for everyone to achieve their full potential in all aspects of health and well-being. Health disparities cost us $320 billion a year. If we do not change … Read more

Healthcare Access and Equity: Women’s Health and Technology Hold the Keys

While the quality of US health care and patient outcomes have generally increased over time, access to care – and thus to positive patient outcomes – is not the same for all people. Overall, one in 10 Americans does not have health insurance, the result of a system crumbling under the weight of high costs … Read more

Tabooing With Telehealth: Is the Wimpro Model the Future of Men’s Healthcare?

Men aren’t going to their doctors, and it’s killing them. According to a survey of American men, 65% of men avoid seeking medical advice, with 37% actively withholding information from their doctors. According to the World Health Organization, this is one of the main reasons that men suffer disproportionately from preventable health conditions, and die … Read more

Digital Equity as a Social Determinant of Health – 3 Ways to Empower Patients

Social determinants of health refer to the conditions in the environment where a person is born, lives, works, plays and worships. These conditions have a direct impact on a person’s health, functioning and quality of life. In view of the recent pandemic, there has been an increased need to meet people where they are and … Read more