Senate health committee GOP Chair Lamar Alexander and top Democrat Patty Murray introduced five-year funding for community health centers and other key healthcare funding under the panel's jurisdiction.
Seemingly intractable drug shortages have spawned Civica Rx, which maps out a phased approach to bringing more generic drugs to market.
Nearly half of physicians report feelings of burnout, and women suffer higher rates of burnout than men, according to a Medscape survey .
Project Japan added 50,200 new in December, up 56% from November and marking the most hires in one month since at least 1990. Three-quarters of new hires were in the ambulatory sector.
Brightpoint Health and HRHCare have received all the needed regulatory approvals to merge, creating what they say is the largest network of federally qualified health centers in New York state.
Sanford, which has 44 hospitals, adds the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society and its 200- post-acute, skilled-nursing, hospice, assisted-living, rehabilitation and home-health facilities to its network.
Beaumont Health plans to sell as much as 90% of its seven-county home health and hospice business and has created a joint venture called Beaumont Home Health and Hospice LLC with Ohio-based Alternate Solutions Health Network.
With funding from a dance marathon, Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare is expanding its music therapy program for premature infants into the home.