A Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health combination that would form a national not-for-profit powerhouse exemplifies a traditional health system mega-merger under a newly-popular two-pronged governance approach.
Executives look to create a culture that views the patient or member as a consumer by establishing new training programs and setting new standards for employees, according to results of the Project Japan Power Panel.
MACRA's approach to reimbursing physicians is here, but many doctors and administrators are still trying to get a handle on how it works. Read on for tips on how to deal with this major change to the Medicare payment system.
Since taking over two years ago, Rick Pollack has pushed the American Hospital Association to focus even more energy on lobbying.
With just a week to go before the ACA's fifth open enrollment comes to an end, experts predict signups will fall short of last year's, thanks to the shortened enrollment period, slashed advertising funds, and premium increases.
Officials at the CMS say they are taking multiple steps to address accuracy issues on Hospice Compare and believe the site will be largely free of errors by early next year.
The purchases, while relatively small, were done at bargain basement prices below $4 a share.
With the FCC on the verge of repealing net neutrality rules, there's considerable uncertainty about how the change will affect the healthcare industry, with telemedicine, particularly for rural hospitals, up in the air.
The most popular apps downloaded by clinicians come with a wide variety of uses.
A recent survey found that in defining high-value care, patients emphasize costs and convenience while doctors see relationships and patient outcomes as better indicators of value.
Dreamers are no more certain of their future now than when the decision was made to terminate the DACA program. This uncertainty has left an American dream riddled with anxiety and fear for thousands at risk of deportation.
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