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Health care for older immigrants sees momentum among states – Bennington Banner

CHICAGO (AP) — Most mornings, 62-year-old Maria Elena Estamilla wakes up with pelvic pain and dread that she faces the same fate as her mother and grandmother: fatal cervical cancer. The Chicago woman’s last full medical exam was in 2015 and she sees no options for care as a Mexican immigrant without permission to live… Read More »

Digital Health Tools Are Finding Business Models – IQVIA’s 2021 Read on the Health of Digital Health

In the Age of COVID, over 90,000 new health apps were released, as the supply of digital therapeutics and wearables grew in 2020. Evidence supporting the use of digital health tools if growing, tracked in Digital Health Trends 2021: Innovation, Evidence, Regulation, and Adoption from IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science. IQVIA has been closely… Read More »

After Closing Brookdale Deal, HCA Healthcare Continues to Show Home Health Potential – Home Health Care News

The day before it officially closed on its deal to acquire 80% of Brookdale Health Care Services (NYSE: BKD), HCA Healthcare (NYSE: HCA) finished a financial quarter that showed significant recovery for the behemoth hospital chain — and then some. As COVID-19 concerns waned for patients, admissions and revenue soared for HCA, which is set… Read More »

Clover Health planning expansion into 101 new markets

Photo: supersizer/Getty Images Clover Health, a technology company focused on health equity for underserved seniors, recently announced plans to nearly double its geographic footprint. The expansion, subject to approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, will make Clover’s Medicare Advantage plans available to eligible individuals in a total of 209 counties across nine… Read More »