Exercise pill: Scientists identify molecule that could help drugs replace workouts

If you could take a pill to get the benefits of exercise, would that be the end of your fitness regime? It’s a question we may be a step closer to grappling with, after researchers said they identified a molecule in the blood that is produced during exercise. The scientists from Baylor College of Medicine … Read more

Why did the stock market fall? Dow finishes nearly 1,000 points lower in worst day since October 2020

US stocks fell sharply on Friday to suffer their biggest one-day drop since 2020, as investors continued to weigh hawkish comments on interest rates a day earlier by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, as well as a fresh batch of corporate earnings that largely disappointed. How did stocks trade? The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA … Read more

How Businesses Are Solving America’s Healthcare Problems

A staff member prepares a drone for the delivery of medical supplies at the drone delivery service … [+] base run by operator Zipline in Omenako, 70 kilometers (40 miles) north of Accra on April 23, 2019. – Ghana launched a fleet of drones on April 24, 2019 to carry medical supplies to remote areas, … Read more

icici lombard: Healthcare providers should not inflate costs or we may have to raise rates: Bhargav Dasgupta, ICICI Lombard

“We are not even planning an immediate price increase on the retail health portfolio because these are one-off episodes and will not sustain. What we do however worry about is the healthcare inflation and there is a need for more discipline in terms of pricing and because there is an affordability factor. The insurance healthcare … Read more

Race and Regulation | The Regulatory Review

Experts examine how regulatory policies disproportionately affect communities of color. The effects of regulation do not impact all segments of society equally. Federal, state, and local governments have historically administered regulatory policies to the detriment of people of color. Such policies have left communities of color more vulnerable to disparities in access to justice in … Read more

Covid-19: High Court rules vaccination mandates for educators, healthcare workers justified – dismisses challenge

The High Court has dismissed a challenge seeking to overturn the Government’s vaccination mandates for health and education workers. Photo / NZME A legal challenge questioning the lawfulness of the Government’s Covid-19 vaccination mandate for educators and health workers has failed in the High Court. The judicial review, brought to the court by New Zealand … Read more

Strategies from HCA, UPMC, 5 other health systems

In March, brand management firm Reputation released its 2022 rankings of the top 15 health systems with the best patient reviews among the 25 largest US systems by 2021 revenue. Beckers reached out to some of those hospitals to learn more about the patient review management strategies they use. Here’s what they said: Editor’s note: … Read more

7 big ideas in healthcare innovation

From how to eliminate obstacles preventing digital transformation at health systems to how to pick the right digital health companies as partners, here are seven quotes about the role of innovation in healthcare hospital executives have shared with Beckers since March 9. Roshan Navagamuwa. CIO of CVS Health: Healthcare organizations should invest in technologies and … Read more

Biden Administration to Stop Reimbursing Hospitals for Covid-19 Care for Uninsured

WASHINGTON—Some people without health insurance will begin getting bills for Covid-19 treatments and testing after the Biden administration on Tuesday starts winding down a federal program that reimburses providers for virus-related care for the uninsured and that officials say is running out of funds . The White House says it will end the reimbursement program, … Read more