Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 23

COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations Drop as Poll Shows 20% of Adults Won’t Get Vaccinated By Cecelia Smith-Schoenwalder USNews.com—Nationwide coronavirus cases and hospitalization are down while a poll reports that the percentage of U.S. adults vaccinated or planning to get the shot is the highest it’s been this year. The U.S. is averaging over 110,000

Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 22

Stakeholder panel calls for stronger price transparency enforcement, data accessibility By Dave Muoio FierceHealthcare.com—Many U.S. hospitals have not been publishing their prices, as required by a new law. Now, a panel of researchers, purchasers and regulators is calling for new measures around increasing compliance and the usability of published pricing data.   To

Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 21

Recuro Health Announces Its $15 Million Series A Round Led by ARCH Venture Partners: Funds Additional Acquisitions Expanding Digital Health Solutions Capabilities, Increased Marketing, Company Growth DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recuro Health (Recuro), an integrated digital health solutions company that transitions the U.S. healthcare system from a reactive, disease-focused model to a population health, outcomes

Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 20

Dubai is Open for Business: Surge in International Medical Value Travelers to Aster Hospitals Complement Record Number of Tourists DUBAI, United Arab Emirates & GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aster DM Healthcare, one of the largest private global healthcare service providers with 365 healthcare facilities worldwide, including hospitals at its Dubai

Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 19

Cryptocurrency Regulation in the Americas…it’s time to let banks make stable e-currency work for everyone Authored by: Eric Maloney, PhDVP Operations, Vesto LLC Roger Taylor, MD, MPA SVP Healthcare Sector, Vesto LLC Summary Countries around the world are grappling with the challenge of how to regulate cryptocurrency, with widely varying approaches. To better understand

Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 18

Self-insured employers are outmatched by hospitals when negotiating prices, study says By Dave Muoio FierceHealthcare.com—Large self-insured employers often aren’t able to leverage their market heft to bring down the price of medical services at hospitals. The problem? Large employers’ market share is “relatively small” compared to that of local hospitals in many

Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 17

Aster DM Healthcare and Alisha Moopen, Deputy Managing Director, Receive Harvard Business Council Awards DUBAI, United Arab Emirates & GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aster DM Healthcare Limited, one of the largest private global healthcare service providers with 365 total healthcare facilities worldwide and plans underway for a quaternary hospital in the

Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 16

CDC’s new guidance for treating COVID-19 long-haulers warns against relying on labs, imaging results alone By Dave Muoio FierceHealthcare.com—The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new interim guidance late Monday for healthcare providers treating patients with post-COVID conditions—an umbrella term the agency is using to capture a wide range

Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 15

Now proven against coronavirus, mRNA can do so much more by Maggie Fox CNN.com—When the final Phase 3 data came out last November showing the mRNA vaccines made by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna were more than 90% effective, Dr. Anthony Fauci had no words. He texted smiley face emojis to a journalist seeking

Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 14

Women physicians report fewer professional opportunities from online networking By Dave Muoio FierceHealthcare.com—Most male and female physicians say they use social media for professional networking, but the latter group is less likely to report that their time online yielded tangible professional benefits such as speaking opportunities or a scholarship. Among a sample