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More states reverse or slow reopening plans as coronavirus cases climb

Texas Governor Greg Abbott ordered bars to be closed by noon on June 26 and for restaurants to be reduced to 50% occupancy. Sergio Flores | AFP | Getty Images Governors in Washington, California, Florida and Texas are walking back some of their reopening plans as coronavirus cases rise in more than 30 states across… Read More »

Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri Plans to Amplify Black Voices After Shadow Banning Accusations

Instagram users called out the app earlier this month for blocking Black Lives Matter content. Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri rolled out a plan to make sure black voices are heard on the app as a result. As a result of the George Floyd and Black Lives Matter protests, there has been a surge in activism… Read More »

Apervita’s NCQA approval helps health plans speed VBC analysis

Value-based care platform provider Apervita says it is the first company to be certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for electronic clinical quality measures using a clinical quality language-based engine. The company’s newly certified CQL-based engine—based on HL7 logic standards that support both eCQMs and clinical decision support—can be adopted by healthcare organizations… Read More »

Health plans continue to add digital platforms for mental health

Minneapolis-based PreferredOne has joined a growing number of health plans nationwide that are turning to the use of digital methods to treat mental health. PreferredOne has added Learn to Live’s evidence-based digital cognitive behavioral therapy platform to support its self-insured clients with 200 or more employees to aid in treating mild to moderate anxiety, depression,… Read More »

JPM20: Tenet outlines plans to ‘aggressively’ scale outpatient surgery unit

Tenet outlined its long-term strategy to investors Tuesday during the annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, with plans to aggressively expand its outpatient surgery unit by allocating at least $ 175 million each year to buy ambulatory surgery centers throughout the country. United Surgical Partners International “is tightly tied to our overall strategy,”… Read More »