Category: United healthcare

Zocdoc co-founder and former CEO Cyrus Massoumi in September sued several company executives, alleging they had organized an “elaborate, multi-step scheme” to oust him from his leadership role in 2015. Source link … Read the rest

Sutter Health is facing two federal antitrust suits over its all-or-nothing healthcare contracts. While it settled a case involving self-insured plans, it's set for trial in a similar suit involving fully insured plans. Source link … Read the rest

The vaccines are here, but we can’t let our guard down The article “Pandemic backlash jeopardizes public health powers, leaders” hit close to home. I’m vice chairman of an Atlanta-area board of health, but I feel powerless.  Dave, a close friend,…

The Marvel universe has some new superheroes: nurses. A comic book project with Allegheny Health Network features true tales from the front lines. Source link … Read the rest

Overworked, underfunded state public health departments are scrambling to patch together plans for administering vaccines. Counties and hospitals have taken different approaches, leading to long lines, confusion, frustration and jammed phone lines. Source link … Read the rest

Michelle Edwards, currently the senior vice president for advanced practice at CommonSpirit Health, starts as CXO of Providence Jan. 11. Source link … Read the rest

The three-judge panel affirmed the district court's decision to grant the Trump administration's summary judgement request. Source link … Read the rest

The pandemic has brought to light long-simmering tensions between healthcare workers and employers. Source link … Read the rest

With the pandemic aggravating mental health concerns, the peer support specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center's Department of Psychiatry says he focuses on steering people to resources that can help. Source link … Read the rest

A Black doctor who died battling COVID-19 complained of racist medical care in widely shared social media posts days before her death, prompting an Indiana hospital system to promise a “full external review” into her treatment. Source link … Read…