Transforming everyday health, one app at a time

Transforming everyday health, one app at a time

Patients, even those with serious conditions, can be empowered to have greater control over their health through a combination of monitoring, awareness and diagnosis along with education, treatment and prevention. With our digital solutions, we can help improve healthcare outcomes for patients, says Timothy Broke-Smith, vice president of global pharmaceutical partnerships at Huma. We accelerate … Read more

Denver area hospitals expand mental health and addiction treatment, but we just need more

Denver area hospitals expand mental health and addiction treatment, but we just need more

Anne Felton, senior director for inpatient behavioral health at UCHealth, stands in the new behavioral health unit at the University of Colorado Hospital June 14, 2023 in Aurora, Colorado. UCHealth will soon open unit to support mental health crisis. (Photo by RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post) The Denver region is seeing an influx of new mental … Read more

Hospitals say site-neutral policies could cost healthcare systems billions

Hospitals say site-neutral policies could cost healthcare systems billions

Hospitals are pushing against proposed changes to Medicare payment policies for some outpatient services, even as Congress appears to be expressing more interest. Some members of Congress have expressed a growing interest in site-neutral policies. Hospitals say such policies could cost them billions. (Image credit: Pierrette Guertin – stock.adobe.com) Hospitals and health care systems could … Read more

NYC Health + Hospitals President and CEO, Dr. Mitchell Katz, named to City & State’s “The Power of Diversity: Pride 100” list – NYC Health + Hospitals

NYC Health + Hospitals President and CEO, Dr.  Mitchell Katz, named to City & State's "The Power of Diversity: Pride 100" list - NYC Health + Hospitals

NYC Health + Hospitals President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Mitchell Katz, was named to City & State’s “The Power of Diversity: Pride 100” list Dr. Katz is recognized for creating a safe haven for LGBTQ+ New Yorkers seeking healthcare that meets their specific needs June 26, 2023 New York, New York NYC Health + … Read more

New Jersey hospitals expand LGBTQ+ healthcare due to hormone concern

"We wanted to try and bring everything into one program so that patients could have a more holistic experience," said Dr. Christopher Awwad, medical director of the LGBTQ+ health and wellness center at Bergen New Bridge Medical Center in Paramus.

When Dr. Chris Awwad became the medical director of Bergen New Bridge Medical Center’s Center for LGBTQ+ Health and Wellness this year, he not only took the helm of a thriving medical practice at New Jersey’s largest hospital, but he realized that he may have to fill the role of a public advocate if necessary. … Read more

For SC hospitals to thrive, healthcare policies must change

Oran P. Smith is a Senior Fellow at the Palmetto Promise Institute.

South Carolina’s health care future looks brighter now that the state’s Certificate of Need (CON) statute has finally been repealed. The 1970s law, which required a permit receipt from the state before a new health facility could be built or additional health care offered, was ostensibly enacted to protect the financial viability of hospitals in … Read more