Leadership & Workforce

The company had planned to model digital healthcare transformation by innovating transparent and replicable ways to cover and serve its combined 1.5 million employees.

Almost a quarter of surveyed physicians say they’ve been personally attacked on social media or by other online means. That’s men and women alike, and in about equal ratios.

The Mayo Clinic has had better outcomes with COVID-19 patients than the national average, achieving a mortality rate of 1.1% vs. approximately 3% for the U.S. as a whole.

Official mandates to social distance during the COVID-conscious holidays are going to fall on many a deaf ear if they fail to respect a ubiquitous human impulse at the core of such annual celebrations. 

Locking down childcare over COVID-19 in a state whose programs serve more than half a million children a day would force 75% of families to work less and 59% to quit a job outright.

Rising COVID costs and persistent reimbursement woes have 90% of almost 1,000 U.S. nursing homes operating at a loss or on a profit margin of under 3%, according to survey results released this week.

Media outlets en masse captured the scenes this week when the first round of U.S. residents got inoculated with a COVID-19 vaccine.

Three of the most influential associations in U.S. healthcare are joining voices to press all healthcare workers: Please get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Somewhat suddenly, Boston University’s school of medicine has in hand 12,024 applications from students hoping to become MDs. It only has 110 seats. Across the country, Stanford has 11,000 applicants for 90 openings.

People tend to perceive themselves as less swayed than others by COVID-19 misinformation, and the gap helps explain why some people are more open than others to governmental interventions.

Some 501 accountable care organizations and other provider entities are urging Congressional leadership of both parties to modify the “unrealistic threshold tests” set out in the 2021 edition of the bipartisan Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015.

In some areas the business downturns may rival the low points of March and April, when the pandemic pummeled the healthcare economy.