Hospitals say President Donald Trump's expected declaration that the opioid epidemic is a national crisis will have little impact on their strategies to combat abuse.
Richard Breon, president and CEO of Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Spectrum Health, announced Tuesday he will retire in 2019 after 17 years at the helm of the system.
The University of Illinois' new medical school in Urbana-Champaign has earned preliminary accreditation that allows it to accept applications for its first class.
More and more medical procedures are moving to the strip mall, thanks to high-deductible insurance plans that are turning patients into penny-pinchers. Hospital systems like Edward-Elmhurst Health are reacting, hedging their bets on what have been lucrative captive practices.
Community health centers favor medical homes for primary care, although a recent study indicates they do not reduce healthcare costs.
Florida officials have suspended the license of a nursing home that had nine patients die after Hurricane Irma knocked out its air conditioning.
Mercy Medical Center employee Mavis Wanczyk won the biggest undivided lottery jackpot in U.S. history, $758.7 million.
The rulings said home health aides who don't live full time with their clients should be paid for every hour of a 24-hour shift.