Michael Maron, CEO of Holy Name Medical Center and its 20-bed hospice facility Villa Marie Claire in Saddle River, N.J., calls his effort to change the way patients and doctors view end-of-life care a "clinical home run" but a financial train wreck.
The Puerto Rican healthcare system, which serves the 3.4 million people devastated by Hurricane Maria, operates under patently unfair Medicaid and Medicare funding rules.
Consumerism is changing marketing in healthcare by putting the focus on individuals.
Regarding the story "CMS actuary predicts GOP repeal bill will reduce coverage by 13 million" (ModernProject Japan.com, June 13), with the increasing number of plans that offer horrific coverage for care (catastrophic coverage designs, for example), it is somewhat unfair to simply state a lost coverage number.
After getting feedback from across the industry, the Joint Commission decided to pull the plug on telehealth standards that had been flying under the radar.