Healthcare News & Insights

3 ways hackers are exploiting COVID-19 to attack hospitals

The COVID-19 crisis has prompted unprecedented change and collaboration across the healthcare industry. Examples include institutions launching operational reorganizations, sharing data between competing health systems, and calling on clinical volunteers to help respond to and prepare for the new wave of cases across the country. 

5 must-do’s for hospitals financially distressed by coronavirus

Even before the coronavirus, many U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems faced difficult financial straits for a variety of reasons, including tough market conditions, weak cash management practices and historically thin margins. 

Coronavirus: Additional federal funds to support hospitals announced

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has upped the amount of accelerated Medicare payments the agency wants to get to healthcare providers to help them weather the coronavirus crisis from $34 billion to more than $51 billion. 

Coronavirus: What the $2 trillion stimulus could mean for your hospital

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act includes provisions to help hospitals dealing with unprecedented demand due to the still-developing COVID-19 national public health emergency. 

Coronavirus update: Help is on the way for hospitals weathering the crisis

As mounting cases continue to put unprecedented demand on hospitals across the nation, treating and coping with the coronavirus remains top-of-mind. 

Coronavirus outbreak: How hospitals are coping with the emergency

The effects of the COVID-19 global pandemic, known as coronavirus, are now being felt in every state, putting demand on hospital resources – particularly in Washington State, New York and California. 

Coronavirus update: Health care adjusting as number of cases rises

As the novel coronavirus — or COVID-19  — outbreak continues, there have been school closings, public event cancellations, quarantines and numerous companies limiting travel by their employees. 

CMOs must evolve to lead the next generation of health care

Running a hospital successfully today with our ever-changing healthcare system is a challenge to say the least. And it’s not about to get any easier. In this guest post, Nate DaPore, managing director of an executive search and talent solutions firm, details the four areas of expertise a chief medical officer (CMO) needs to have.

Data analytics holds promise of dramatically improving outcomes for patients with autoimmune disease

Many industries are using data analytics to make predictions about future events and use them to their advantage. But can this technology benefit the healthcare industry? In this guest post, Chase Spurlock, PhD, founder and CEO of a data analytics company, and Michael Fleming, MD, founding director, chairman and chief medical officer for a company […] [MORE]

Medicare for All: What this shift would mean for hospitals

The latest healthcare trend making headlines is Medicare for All, a concept designed to improve health coverage access for Americans. But would this change be helpful or harmful to hospitals? 

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