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  • A man checks his phone in an Apple retail store in Grand Central Terminal in New York City.
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    Overturning of Roe v. Wade

    State AGs urge Apple to protect consumers’ reproductive health data

    Apps holding sensitive health data should be required to delete nonessential information and clearly inform consumers what information they share with parties such as law enforcement, the 10 state attorneys general said.

  • Panelists onstage at HLTH22.
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    HLTH22

    ‘Not in la la land’: As digital health funding ebbs, VCs urge startups to be conservative

    The explosion of funding during the pandemic was a good thing, but the ongoing market correction is a good thing too as only the best business models will survive, prominent investors argued at HLTH.

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    Illustration: Xavier Lalanne-Tauzia for Industry Dive

    Intermountain ekes out slim profit, weighed down by supply, labor costs

    The Salt Lake City-based system, which merged earlier this year with Colorado-based SCL Health, said labor expenses are up 45% from a year ago.

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    Providence closes 27 retail clinics in Southern California

    The healthcare system said the clinics were losing money as they attracted fewer patients. Labor shortages, inflation and an increasingly competitive retail health industry are also to blame.

  • The Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.
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    UnitedHealth-Change deal approval faces appeal from DOJ, states

    Antitrust experts said it’s surprising regulators took this long to file an appeal, while UnitedHealth slammed the move as “entirely without merit.”

  • J.P. Morgan's Fourth Quarter Income Drops Over 30 Percent
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    Morgan Health nabs Walmart executive to accelerate strategy around population health

    Cheryl Pegus is leaving Walmart’s health division to work as a managing director for JPMorgan’s venture attempting to lower employer health costs.

  • Lifespan named John Fernandez as its newest CEO.
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    Lifespan brings on Mass General Brigham executive as new CEO

    John Fernandez will assume the role early next year, replacing Timothy Babineau, who held the position for more than a decade.

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    Mayo Clinic income slumps as expenses climb in Q3

    Expenses outpaced revenue growth as the Minnesota-based health system became the latest provider to report a recent drop in operating income.

  • Ken Paxton giving a speech with both of his hands raised in front of his chest
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    Epic ensnared in Texas probe of parental access to teen medical records

    The state is at the forefront of an intensifying legal battle over the rights of transgender and non-binary children to gender-affirming healthcare.

  • Nurses hold signs reading "patients before profits" while picketing outside a hospital.
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    15K Minnesota nurses could strike again

    Nurses at 15 hospitals in Minnesota walked off the job for three days in September but later returned to work without new contracts. On Nov. 30, they’ll vote on whether to authorize another strike.

  • HLTH attendees walk the exhibition floor around the conference's logo onsite in Las Vegas.
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    Deep Dive // HLTH22

    One Medical’s innovation chief on Amazon, Medicaid and more

    Rushika Fernandopulle discussed how remote work trends are affecting the business, One Medical’s ongoing shift toward risk and its interest in Medicaid.

  • The front opening to Advocate Aurora Healthcare's Two Rivers, Wisconsin, hospital.
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    Advocate Aurora remains in the red with reduced investments, higher labor costs

    The nonprofit health system’s results add to the chorus of hospital providers reporting continued labor challenges.

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    22 states petition CMS to repeal health worker vaccine mandate

    The states argued in the petition, led by Montana’s attorney general, that the requirement has led to worsening staffing shortages in the sector, particularly in rural states.

  • HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra speaks to reporters.
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    HLTH22

    HHS to look at MA risk adjustment as upcoding in spotlight

    Regulators have considered changing how they calculate patient risk and provider reimbursement, work that the HHS head said is continuing.

  • Close up of a father and daughter having a video call with their doctor.
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    Cleveland Clinic billing for certain messaging on MyChart

    Patient messaging on the portal has doubled since 2019, prompting the system to start billing for those that require more time and expertise.

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    Deep Dive // HLTH22

    Oak Street has no interest in a takeover, bullish on Walmart partnership and more from CMO Ali Khan

    In a wide-ranging discussion, Khan shared his thoughts on the Medicare direct contracting program, Oak Street's relationship with Walmart and its positioning in an increasingly competitive market.

  • Primary care physicians are burned out, though faring better in US than other countries

    Physicians under the age of 55 were more likely to feel stress, emotional distress or burnout compared to older physicians in all countries, according to a report from the Commonwealth Fund.

  • Xavier Becerra sits on a couch onstage at HLTH.
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    HLTH22

    Divided Congress after midterms will allow HHS to execute on policy priorities, Becerra says

    The department will focus on implementing drug price negotiation in Medicare and surprise billing regulations, according to the secretary.

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    Intermountain promotes COO to top job after Harrison’s departure

    Intermountain has tapped Rob Allen, a longtime executive of the Utah-based health system.

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    Preventable hospital patient safety events declined over past decade, Leapfrog Group says

    Incidents of falls and trauma and of objects unintentionally left in a body after surgery decreased by about 25% since 2012, according to the group that assigns letter grades to hospitals.

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    Illustration: Xavier Lalanne-Tauzia for Industry Dive

    CommonSpirit posts $400M loss due to higher labor costs, dip in volumes

    The health system said its payer mix has softened, as revenue from commercial members dropped compared to the first quarter of last year.

  • HLTH's logo is displayed in front of televisions in the entrance to the conference.
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    HLTH22

    Google hasn’t given up on personal health records

    The tech giant, despite past setbacks, is continuing user testing around a consumer-facing health record. “It’s an ongoing curiosity,” Chief Health Officer Karen DeSalvo told Healthcare Dive at HLTH.

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    Sanford Health inks merger deal after failed Intermountain bid

    The deal, which is expected to close next year, will create a system with annual revenue of about $14 billion.

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    HLTH22

    Maven raises $90M, fueling push into Medicaid, CMO says

    Roadblocks for the startup include shifting requirements state-by-state and historically low margins in Medicaid.

  • Male patient using tablet computer with female doctor in clinic
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    Medical group asks Congress to offset Medicare payment cuts

    The Medical Group Management Association wants Congress to take action to help physician practices by the end of the year.