CVS Health and Uber Health, Uber’s healthcare arm, announced a collaboration to provide critical transportation support at no cost to people who need it most when seeking access to medical care, work, or educational programs.

When seeking to understand why patients aren’t adherent to treatment or which barriers are impeding their access to health care, do you ask about their environment? This isn’t just finding out their ZIP code, although that’s part of it. Recognizing the impact of environmental factors helps us better understand how to reach and connect with patients as people.

A new Health Trends report from Quest Diagnostics found that almost 70 percent of physicians fear they missed signs of drug misuse during the pandemic, and, given how the global health crisis disrupted medical care, anticipate rising overdose deaths – especially those involving prescribed and non-prescribed (illicit) fentanyl – even as the pandemic subsides.

Living with type 1 diabetes (or other chronic conditions) is a constant balance of trying to do your best (whatever that means) while making tough choices. The hope is that each day you’re doing enough to keep yourself healthy.

An analysis by the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) revealed that an overwhelming majority of health centers (96 percent) predict patients will have a harder time accessing care and suffer poorer health outcomes unless flexible telehealth policies are continued.

UnitedHealthcare announced a community-based initiative, Community Catalyst, that convenes a broad range of community stakeholders to identify and address specific health care needs of members of the community and residents of publicly assisted housing who are often difficult to reach and serve.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that was selected the winner and Geisinger the runner-up in the agency’s Artificial Intelligence Health Outcomes Challenge.

Andi Weiss, director of behavioral services for MicroMass Communications, discusses how behavioral science can be used to impact current health behaviors even more effectively during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Even this far into the COVID-19 pandemic, wearing masks is still a hot-button issue in various areas across the country, according to a study by Embee Mobile and the University of California Berkeley.

CVS Health officially launched Time for Care, a campaign that reinforces the importance of accessing primary health care. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many Americans have appropriately focused on staying home to keep themselves and others healthy. Although this kind of physical distancing is still an essential component of preventing the spread of COVID-19, CVS Health leaders developed Time for Care to emphasize that it is critical for people to continue prioritizing health care needs.