Tag Archives: Hospital

Hospital Study Shows This Can Prevent COVID-19 Infection

Most health experts agree that early and aggressive treatment for COVID-19 helps to reduce the potential for long COVID symptoms and reduces the risk of severe disease. From the beginning, the pharmaceutical industry has sought to develop new and expensive antiviral drugs to treat the coronavirus responsible for COVID-19 with an aim at profits. The… Read More »

Google strikes deal with hospital chain to use patient data for healthcare algorithms

Google struck a deal with national hospital chain HCA Healthcare to use its patient data to develop algorithms that could guide doctors’ medical decisions, increasing the tech giant’s foothold in the healthcare sector. HCA, which operates 181 hospitals and more than 2,000 healthcare sites in 21 states, would give Google anonymized data from patient health… Read More »

Capping hospital prices could save $235B annually, Rand study says

Dive Brief: Aggressively regulating the prices of hospital services could reduce healthcare spending by more than $ 235 billion a year, according to a new study issued by the think tank Rand. The report also examines price transparency and increased market competition among hospitals, and concluded that setting fixed prices would save the most money. … Read More »

Ohio Dad Runs His First Marathon Around a Hospital to Honor His Son With Cancer

Courtesy of Akron Children’s Hospital Crossing the finish line of your first marathon is a major moment for any runner. But for 33-year-old Kolt Codner, the significance of completing 26.2 miles went beyond himself. Codner ran a marathon to honor Andrew, his four-year-old son who was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year. In the process,… Read More »