The past decade has seen a proliferation in the number of stand-alone emergency departments. But in some markets, the saturation is too much to handle.
All about medicine show a significant variation in utilization and cost of opioid-related treatment, which may be explained by provider capacity, coverage networks or financial incentives.
Project Japan consultants question whether health systems have the data analytics skills necessary to lower the cost of care and improve outcomes through direct contracts with large employers.
While proposed changes to site-neutral pay, 340B and ambulatory surgery center reimbursement would not alone significantly hit the hospital sector's overall credit quality, it would add to ongoing pressures, according to Moody's Investors Service.
A study to be published Tuesday in the International Journal of Health Services finds that immigrants use far less healthcare resources than persons born in the U.S.
Henry Ford Health System in Detroit has signed a direct contract to provide a wide range of healthcare services with up to 24,000 salaried General Motors employees and their dependents in Southeast Michigan.
Q&A with CEO Barry Ostrowsky on RWJBarnabas' $1 billion academic center investment, population health
Almost one year to the day after they signed a letter of intent to forge a partnership, RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers University launched a new academic and research health system.
Total executive compensation rose 4.8% from 2017 to 2018, a slight slowdown from the past several years and a sign that rising scrutiny of executive pay might be having an impact.
Chicago-based Rush University Medical Center expects to cut $40 million in costs by outsourcing facilities management to real estate firm JLL, a move more providers are making to focus on patient care.
The bill would expand health coverage to all New Yorkers, including undocumented immigrants, and would not require copays or deductibles. The measure has passed the Assembly in each of the past four years, but it hasn't advanced in the Republican-controlled Senate.
Sen. Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All plan would put the brunt of the proposal's costs on provider cuts. It would save the U.S. at large more than $2 trillion over a decade, but would cost the feds nearly $33 trillion more than the current system.
Kevin Fleming, Providence St. Joseph Health's vice president of orthopedics and sports medicine, talks about the organization's approach to managing physician preference items and savings earned through bundled payments.