Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 9

aequum Launches Dedicated ‘No Surprises Act’ Website to Capture Industry and Litigation Updates, Advance Understanding and Compliance  CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--aequum LLC, acting on behalf of over 400 self-insured health plans and their participants, announces today the launch of its dedicated website ( and information portal. Employers, plan sponsors, third party administrators, brokers

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 8

Regularly getting a good night's sleep could cut asthma risk -- Regularly enjoying a good night’s sleep could significantly reduce your risk of developing asthma, a decade-long study suggests. Asthma affects about 300 million people worldwide. Scientists do not know why some people develop the condition while others do not. Now a

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 7

As hearing health moves onto digital platforms, experts emphasize that hearing aids won't be replaced By Annie Burky --- Digital health innovators are looking to provide more options for auditory care outside of the tradition care path of in-school tests and hearing aids. But as new audio tools abound, audiologists are

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 6

20+ US hospitals among Newsweek's top 100 global hospitals  By Kelly Gooch – More than 20 U.S. hospitals were among those in the top 100 of Newsweek's 2023 list of top 250 global hospitals.  For its fifth annual ranking, the magazine, in collaboration with consumer research company Statista, ranked more than 2,300 hospitals

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 5

Advocates ask U.S. trade rep to allow countries to sidestep Trikafta patents – Cystic fibrosis patients around the globe are clamoring for access to Trikafta, a potent drug from Vertex Pharmaceuticals that can treat 90% of patients with the inherited respiratory disorder. But it’s very expensive: The U.S. list price

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 4

Gallup: Fewer than half of Americans believe U.S. healthcare is good enough By Paul Godfrey -- A majority of Americans rate healthcare in the United States as substandard for the first time, according to a new Gallup poll released Thursday. The results show 52% of those surveyed believe U.S. healthcare is

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 3

Covid spreads and Medical Staff Sicken After China Relaxes Restrictions By Lily Kuo and Lyric Li Chinese hospitals scrambled to contain emerging outbreaks across the country on Monday as authorities rolled back more than two years of covid controls. After widespread protests against the government’s strict “zero covid” policies, authorities last

Industry News: Volume 2, Issue 24

SYNAPS Dx’s DISCERN™ Diagnostic Test Supports Payer Coverage and Prescribing Decisions for Lecanemab, Expected Breakthrough Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SYNAPS Dx (SDx), a privately held company focused on the research, development and commercialization of a diagnostic test for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), announces support for the nations’ payers in their coverage

Industry News: Volume 2, Issue 23

AscellaHealth Named National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) Strategic Channel Partner of the Year BERWYN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AscellaHealth, a global healthcare and specialty pharmacy solutions company, is extremely honored to be named Strategic Channel Partner of the Year at the recent National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) Annual Meeting & Expo. This award is

Industry News: Volume 2, Issue 22

Great Speech Develops Artificial Intelligence Platform to Refine Matching Process Between Patients and Most Qualified Speech Therapist HOLLYWOOD, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Great Speech, a pioneer and leader in virtual speech therapy,today announces patient matching Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to optimize pairing patients with the most qualified speech therapists in our network for