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Weekly News Roundup

Weekly News Roundup: September 18, 2020

As the coronavirus continues to threaten the financial stability of health systems, there is an urgent imperative to formulate an effective financial response. In this week’s news roundup: inside the trillion dollar quest to bring hospital care to your home; three ways to leverage data for an effective financial response; how hospitals' financial recovery is tied to the health of the economy; and why the pandemic has had dramatically different financial consequences for payers and providers.

Weekly News Roundup: August 21, 2020

With a lack of historical population-based information to steer COVID-19 research, pharmaceutical companies are struggling to understand the everchanging virus as they work tirelessly to develop a vaccine in less than one year. In this week's news roundup: the top coronavirus vaccines to watch; how a new COVID-19 data repository can help speed vaccine development; how do we get to an effective COVID-19 vaccine, and when; and more.

Weekly News Roundup: August 14, 2020

The events of 2020 have already pushed healthcare systems to adapt to many challenges. To prepare for continued changes, health systems need to pay close attention to developing trends. In this week's news roundup: the five healthcare trends to watch during COVID-19; adapting to challenges of COVID-19 with trends in healthcare payments; five digital trends that have accelerated since COVID-19; the role of mobile health technology in the pandemic; and more.

Weekly News Roundup: August 7, 2020

The intensity and duration of caring for critically ill patients during the pandemic has presented many unique challenges for hospitals. In this week's news roundup: how hospitals can meet the needs of non-COVID patients; how to prepare for patient surges; why the COVID-19 hospital data system is plagued by delays and inaccuracies; and the mounting shortages of healthcare workers in cities across the country.

Weekly News Roundup: July 31, 2020

In this week's news roundup, we're taking a look at regulatory news and updates that affect the healthcare industry, including what health systems need to know about COVID-19 relief funding; tax relief major provider groups are asking from Congress; why cash flow could be a looming problem for hospitals; and how cross-state nurse licensing could improve care during COVID-19.

Weekly News Roundup: June 26, 2020

In this week's news roundup, we're taking a look at regulatory news and updates that affect the healthcare industry, including what health systems need to know about COVID-19 relief funding; tax relief major provider groups are asking from Congress; why cash flow could be a looming problem for hospitals; and how cross-state nurse licensing could improve care during COVID-19.

Weekly News Roundup: June 12, 2020

This week, the CDC issued interim guidelines for antibody testing in clinical and public health settings, which will be used for monitoring and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. But, antibody tests may be raising more questions than they're answering. In this week's news roundup: why the CDC says "less than half" of antibody tests may be correct; why immunity to COVID-19 is so complicated; maps and dashboards show new coronavirus hotspots and reopening dates; and more.

Weekly News Roundup: June 5, 2020

This week, the CDC issued interim guidelines for antibody testing in clinical and public health settings, which will be used for monitoring and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. But, antibody tests may be raising more questions than they're answering. In this week's news roundup: why the CDC says "less than half" of antibody tests may be correct; why immunity to COVID-19 is so complicated; maps and dashboards show new coronavirus hotspots and reopening dates; and more.

Weekly News Roundup: May 29, 2020

This week, the CDC issued interim guidelines for antibody testing in clinical and public health settings, which will be used for monitoring and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. But, antibody tests may be raising more questions than they're answering. In this week's news roundup: why the CDC says "less than half" of antibody tests may be correct; why immunity to COVID-19 is so complicated; maps and dashboards show new coronavirus hotspots and reopening dates; and more.

Weekly News Roundup: May 22, 2020

As states across the country ease stay-at-home orders, healthcare organizations look to restart elective procedures and develop financial recovery strategies. In this week's news roundup: hospitals begin the road to recovery; understanding the implications of the stimulus relief package; how one health system used advanced analytics in their financial recovery plan; and more.

Weekly News Roundup: May 15, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to threaten millions of lives around the world, new realities are significantly impacting every aspect of healthcare, from how care is delivered to how we work and communicate. In this week's news roundup: using remote patient monitoring to drive pandemic communication; how virtual care analytics supports rapid change in ambulatory care delivery; remote healthcare work best practices; and more.

Weekly News Roundup: May 8, 2020

As the country moves toward the next phase of its COVID-19 response, leaders will need to leverage data analytics to stay ahead of the virus and safely reopen. In this week's news roundup: how big data analytics will factor into the next phase of COVID-19; restarting elective surgery in the COVID-19 era; how one health system used analytics to understand the financial impacts of COVID-19 and aid their elective surgery restart; and more.

Weekly News Roundup: March 13, 2020

As health systems across the country scramble to respond to COVID-19, we've pulled together news and resources to help organizations and professionals prepare. In this week's news roundup: steps healthcare facilities can take now to prepare for COVID-19, guidance from the CDC on preparing for community transmission, COVID-19 maps and visuals from the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, and much more.

Weekly News Roundup: February 28, 2020

As the transition of healthcare payment models from volume to value takes longer than expected, healthcare organizations are balancing fee for service (FFS) with value-based care (VBC). In this week's news roundup: the role of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in VBC; ten strategies for navigating the shift from volume to value; and where providers and payers stand on consumerism, value-based care, and healthcare transformation.

Weekly News Roundup: February 21

The journey for healthcare organizations to become data driven is complex but absolutely critical for success in today's increasingly digitized environment. In this week's news roundup: how data literacy plays a key role in becoming a data-driven healthcare organization; how the lack of data literacy costs employers five days of productivity per year; why data storytellers will define the next decade of data; and more.

News Roundup: January 31, 2020

As AI and ML are rapidly making their way to the forefront of the healthcare world, some leaders feel that advanced analytics isn't gaining traction too quickly, while others are embracing its capabilities. In this week's new roundup: how AI can help leaders drive systemwide outcomes improvement; four ways AI/ML will transform healthcare in 2020, health systems utilizing ML; the power of data and AI to improve the payer-provider relationship; and the benefits of AI in medical imaging.