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What you need to know about hospitals nationwide promoting free hernia screenings

The ad pictured above was for a Chicago-area hospital.  But such marketing is popping up all over the U.S.  It’s happening not just in paid-for ads and marketing, but also in supposedly independently vetted journalism. Here are just a few of many examples you can find online. In Amarillo, Texas, a TV news anchor presented… Read More »

Providers looking to reduce costs need to address the social determinants, Humana says

Providers striving to generate better health outcomes and reduce costs should increasingly help patients address social and economic concerns–such as isolation and food insecurity–along with their physical conditions. That’s one of the key takeaways of Humana’s new 2019 Bold Goals Progress Report, which examines the company’s own progress in improving results among some of its… Read More »