Following a surge in COVID-19, influenza, and respiratory syncytial virus infections, case counts are dropping, suggesting that "the worst of the winter resurgence is over." However, experts warn that COVID-19 still poses "a significant public health threat," Rob Stein writes for NPR's "Shots."
CVS Health is close to a deal to acquire primary care provider Oak Street Health for around $10.5 billion, marking the latest move among major healthcare stakeholders in acquiring primary care companies, the Wall Street Journal reports.
As interest in virtual reality technology grows, some leaders believe it could transform the healthcare industry, Brock E.W. Turner writes for Modern Healthcare. But others are more skeptical, saying it's "hard to imagine" virtual reality making a significant impact anytime soon.
It's essential for managers to ensure that all employees are assessed fairly during performance reviews – especially in a hybrid environment where this can be more challenging. Writing for the Harvard Business Review, Scott Behson outlines three things employers can do to evaluate employee performance equitably in a hybrid setting.
As the new chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, Sen. Bernie Sanders has laid out several key points of his upcoming agenda, including an "aggressive" approach toward high prescription drug costs.
A new report from the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare found that the U.S. healthcare system spent $60 billion on administrative tasks in 2022, in today’s bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Connecticut and the District of Columbia.
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