By Julie Rovner – The U.S. is in the midst of both a public health crisis and a health care crisis. Yet most people aren’t aware these are two distinct things. And the response for each is going to be crucial.Read More
Arcadia, a widely-recognized leader in population health management, announced that it has acquired selected assets of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC), including technology and significant customer accounts.
My COVID reading this week took me down the rabbit hole of insurance. Are health policies covering COVID related claims? With unemployment number skyrocketing so is the uninsured numbers. We aren’t driving our cars so what about our car insurance? Are life insurance policies paying out on COVID deaths? What about business interruption policies?
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By Drew Ivan – Duke Margolis Center for Health Policy published a whitepaper, Data Interoperability and Exchange to Support COVID-19 Containment. Authors, Farzad Mostashari and Mark McClellan, lay out three strategies to help guide policymakers around the globe as they address the COVID-19 pandemic:.
By Kayla Matthews – The COVID-19 pandemic led many officials to establish shelter-in-place orders for their jurisdictions. These regulations intend to keep people safe and curb the spread of the virus. What happens when someone’s home may be a dangerous place?
Responding to Americans’ growing reluctance to share health data and unresolved tension over eroding personal privacy, the American Medical Association issued new privacy principles supporting an individual’s right to control, access, and delete personal data collected about them.
By Anand Shah MD & Jeff Shuren MD – As we at the FDA have said before, every step we have taken in our approach to COVID-19 testing has been a careful balancing of risks and benefits – all done to anticipate and meet continuing and evolving public health needs as we combat this virus.
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