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Gist Healthcare Daily

Sep 30, 2021

Hospital-backed healthcare data company Truveta announces a deal with Microsoft. The American Medical Association's annual report finds a single insurer had at least half of the market in 46 percent of metro areas. And in response to a rise of attacks on healthcare workers, one Missouri hospital is adding panic buttons...

Sep 29, 2021

Look across the pond to France for more evidence that vaccine mandates work. Walmart Health adopts Epic’s electronic health record system. And regulators ask for more info about a merger between two Michigan hospital systems.

Sep 28, 2021

New York state’s COVID vaccine mandate goes into effect. Devoted Health could be the most valuable insurtech with a valuation at more than $11B. And states start rolling out COVID vaccine booster shots.

Sep 27, 2021

Capacity and staffing challenges from ongoing COVID surges are creating a domino effect, delaying access to other medical care and backing up emergency departments. Dr. Gregg Miller, Chief Medical Officer of hospital staffing company Vituity, says that these compounding factors are bringing sicker patients into...

Sep 24, 2021

As vaccine mandates go into effect hospitals and nursing homes worry staffing shortages will get worse. There are renewed calls for more oversight over Medicare Advantage plans. And the FDA  recommends seniors and adults with underlying medical conditions should get COVID booster shots.