Tuesday, September 14, 2021: Providers

A study published in Health Affairs found that the majority of high-price hospitals are active in markets that meet federal definitions of low or moderate concentration. The researchers found that more than a quarter of all hospitals they deemed to be charging high...

Monday, September 13, 2021: Providers

The Biden administration on Friday announced plans to release more than $25 billion to health care providers to help with costs related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds, which come 11 months after the last major round of funding, will be the latest tranche from the...

Friday, September 10, 2021: Providers

HCA Healthcare announced that it has entered into a preliminary agreement with home care provider LHC Group to sell off nearly 50 home health locations, hospices, and therapy agencies across 22 states. William Rutherford, executive vice president and chief financial...

Thursday, September 9, 2021: Providers

Sanford Health announced a $350 million donation to launch a new virtual care center that aims to support rural health care in the Midwest. The virtual care center will serve patients in Sanford Health’s network, and will also be the home base of several innovation,...

Wednesday, September 8, 2021: Providers

Amazon’s medical business, called Amazon Care, is planning to expand to 20 additional U.S. cities. Amazon Care’s in-person service dispatches a nurse to people’s homes or offices for exams, tests, and vaccines. Thus far, the service has been limited to...

Tuesday, September 7, 2021: Providers

Providence has allocated more than $220 million toward hiring and retaining more health care professionals. The nonprofit hospital system will use the money to support several initiatives: $1,000 bonuses to all employees up to the director level who have been at...