Artificial intelligence can define a population at risk and also help achieve better health outcomes, such as for medication adherence, says Pravin Pant, VP of advanced analytics, and Michael Gould, associate VP of interoperability strategy, both at ZeOmega.

The federal Food and Drug Administration is advising vaccine manufacturers to ensure new vaccines for 2024 and 2025 are targeting the KP.2 variant of COVID-19. The agency’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) voted unanimously on the recommendation during a meeting earlier this month and also voted to recommend a vaccine composition that […]

The CalOptima Health Board of Directors has approved an investment of $526.2 million to increase rates paid to hospitals, physicians, community clinics, behavioral health providers and ancillary services providers in Orange County, California.  This represents the largest provider rate increase of its kind in CalOptima Health’s nearly 30-year history, the organization said. The investment is […]

Extreme heat throughout much of the United States is pushing temperatures into the triple digits in areas that rarely see these high temperatures this early in the year.

Amazon Pharmacy is expanding the prescription drug subscription program RxPass to Prime members who have health coverage through Medicare. RxPass enables affordable access to common medications, free monthly delivery and the ability to connect with a pharmacist 24/7, according to Amazon.

When a larger company buys a smaller company in the same industry, this “tuck-in acquisition” is relatively safe, says Aytan Dahukey, partner and leader of Sheppard Mullin’s private equity team as well as a member of the firm’s healthcare and emerging growth/venture capital teams.  

The percentage of Americans who lack health insurance, which currently hovers around 7.2%, is projected to rise steadily through the years, hitting 8.9% by 2034, according to the latest data presented by the Congressional Budget Office.

KeyCare partners with other health systems to coordinate care, rather than compete, says Dr. Lyle Berkowitz, KeyCare CEO.  

Connected care allows patients to access care where they are through as mobile devices, telehealth visits, mobile scheduling and more, says Jesus Diaz, director, nursing informatics at Memorial Healthcare System.  

Surescripts subsidiary Surescripts Health Information Network is seeking designation as a Qualified Health Information Network under the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA), according to the company’s director of product marketing Terry Douglas.

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