|Section Page News - Modern Healthcare|
|Lawsuits demand unproven ivermectin for COVID patients|
|Sun, 17 Oct 2021 14:39:35 EDT|
At least two dozen lawsuits have been filed around the U.S., many in recent weeks, by people seeking to force hospitals to give their COVID-stricken loved ones ivermectin, a drug for parasites that has been promoted by conservative commentators as a treatment despite a lack of conclusive evidence that it helps people with the virus.
|COVID-19 vaccine exemption passes West Virginia House|
|Fri, 15 Oct 2021 17:20:10 EDT|
A bill to limit West Virginia employers in their ability to require workers to be vaccinated against the coronavirus passed the House of Delegates.
|Walmart makes headway into self-insured space with Transcarent partnership|
|Fri, 15 Oct 2021 17:15:53 EDT|
Walmart is making its first grab for the self-funded employer market in an attempt to capture more consumer healthcare dollars.
|U.S.: States can order COVID shots for younger kids next week|
|Fri, 15 Oct 2021 16:45:23 EDT|
U.S. health officials are setting the stage for a national COVID-19 vaccination campaign for younger children, inviting state officials to order doses before the shots are authorized.
|Nebraska attorney general says doctors can prescribe controversial COVID drugs|
|Fri, 15 Oct 2021 16:38:45 EDT|
Nebraska's AG said that he won't seek disciplinary action against doctors who prescribe controversial, off-label drugs to treat and prevent coronavirus infections.
|Dr. Stephen Klasko thinks digital health key to erasing disparities|
|Fri, 15 Oct 2021 16:10:01 EDT|
After retiring from Jefferson Health, CEO Dr. Stephen Klasko wants to find ways to use technology to create a healthcare model driven by population health.
|New Jersey hospital's new owners aim to bolster mental health services|
|Fri, 15 Oct 2021 16:09:54 EDT|
Paige Dworak, who will be the first female owner-CEO of a New Jersey hospital, looks to turn around the struggling facility by expanding its mental health services.
|BCBS sues COVID testing lab again|
|Fri, 15 Oct 2021 15:56:14 EDT|
GS Labs charges about 10 times what Medicare reimburses clinicians for administering a COVID-19 antigen test, and twice as much for administering more advanced PCR tests.
|Mobile tools may manage hypertension, study finds|
|Fri, 15 Oct 2021 15:35:10 EDT|
A new study finds some people with high blood pressure may benefit from using a self management app.
|FDA panel endorses booster shot for J&J COVID-19 vaccine|
|Fri, 15 Oct 2021 14:05:52 EDT|
A panel of U.S. health advisers endorsed booster doses of Johnson & Johnsons single-shot COVID-19 vaccine, saying they should be offered at least two months after immunization.