Community Benefit

Researchers: Stop manually cleaning medical scopes
Apr 23 | Jeff Lagasse
Researchers put the onus on hospitals, manufacturers and regulators to do a better job of reducing contamination and…
Gender gap salaries in healthcare
Apr 11 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Two pieces of research conducted separately by Medscape and HIMSS found inequities when it comes to pay, even…
New Hampshire hospitals commit $50 million to drug treatment
Apr 10 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Some of the funding will go toward opioid addiction treatment and prevention, New Hampshire Hospital Association says.
Apr 10 | Beth Jones Sanborn
The system committed to allocate $2 million toward launching a collaborative task force on reducing firearm injuries…
Meal delivery programs reduce cost
Apr 04 | Jeff Lagasse
Lack of access to nutritious food is a social determinant of health linked to high…
Ridesharing poses potential fraud, abuse risks
Mar 20 | Jeff Lagasse
It's crucial that providers monitor civil monetary penalties law and anti-kickback…
UnitedHealthcare to pass drug rebates directly on to consumers
Mar 06 | Susan Morse
The move promotes transparency and lowers out-of-pocket costs for consumers, praised HHS Secretary Alex Azar.
Mar 01 | Jeff Lagasse
There were 30 percent more physicians, but 15 percent fewer nurse practitioners, in the highest-income…
Feb 23 | Jeff Lagasse
The model for healthcare delivery is changing, and if rural hospitals don't adapt, then many will…
Blue Cross NC investing $50 million in community health work
Feb 22 | Susan Morse
CEO Patrick Conway said the organization will also invest in new consumer-facing…