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Sentara Healthcare, Cone Health seek merger estimated to be worth $11.5 billion

Virginia-based Sentara Healthcare and Cone Health, headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, have signed a letter of intent to merge. This would create a health system that would bring in an estimated annual revenue of $ 11.5 billion, according to the Daily Press. There would be no cash involved in the transaction, with combined reserves and… Read More »

Medical News Today: Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?

Recent research suggests that ignoring sex-specific risk factors of heart disease has resulted in women having a higher risk of dying from heart failure than men. Share on PinterestDifferences between men and women may mean that the latter do not receive the right treatment for heart conditions. A review published in Nature Medicine reveals an… Read More »

One Medicare Trust Fund May Run Dry By As Early As 2022, Analysts Warn : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Funding is shrinking for Medicare’s Part A trust fund, which pays for hospitalization and in-patient care. The funding largely comes from a 1.45% payroll tax paid by employees and employers. pablohart/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption pablohart/Getty Images Everyone involved even tangentially in health care today is consumed by the coronavirus pandemic,… Read More »

Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 136 | Telepharmacy, a Mega-Merger, & DoorDash’s Deal with Walgreens

Health in 2 Point 00 Jul 17, 2020• On Episode 136 of Health in 2 Point 00, Jess has 15 new deals to talk about (and its only been a day since the last episode!). Jess asks me about CityBlock getting $ 54M for their Series B round to provide primary care services to dual-eligible… Read More »