On Jan. 1, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan plans to roll out a new virtual well-being program to complement its online wellness and health education programs.
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The fast-growing coworking startup said that it will create "collaboration hubs" in Manhattan, Boston and San Francisco that will include office space. The goal is to encourage information-sharing that could lead to better treatments.
As Virginia waits for the CMS to sign off on its pending Medicaid expansion request, it released a waiver seeking to impose work requirements and premiums on enrollees above the federal poverty level.
Ochsner Health System will make improvements to the safety-net hospitals in north Louisiana under its new management deal to operate the facilities, the system's CEO said Monday as the oversight contracts were officially signed.
Gilead will start selling the generics for chronic hepatitis C in January at a $24,000 list price, a significant discount compared to the price for its branded alternatives, which can cost nearly $100,000 for a full course of treatment.
The health benefits of ketamine may be overhyped, e-cigs are used in droves by high schoolers despite an FDA rule and the contention around the effectiveness of workplace wellness programs will likely get worse.
Congress finalized its deal on opioids legislation, including one longshot measure to free up Medicaid funds for inpatient addiction treatment in the package.
A group of clinical laboratories lost their legal challenge to a multibillion-dollar Medicare reimbursement cut after a federal judge tossed the lawsuit on procedural grounds.
Roxanna Gapstur will succeed Dr. Kevin Mosser as the next president and CEO of WellSpan Health after Mosser retires on Jan. 1.
Hundreds of thousands of children and other members of low-income legal immigrant families could drop out of public programs providing healthcare, nutrition and housing assistance due to a controversial proposed Trump administration rule.
Failure to act is not fair to the people we were all sent to Washington, D.C., to represent. In fact, it is inexcusable. While politicians talk, Americans suffer. This is what is wrong with our politics today.
This list ranks the top 25 healthcare facilities in the nation by highest net patient revenue per full-time employee. Source: Project Japan Metrics. Published September 24, 2018, pg. 34.
We understand that it is going to take a coordinated, all-hands-on-deck, community-focused effort to fight the opioid epidemic. And while our local leaders are at the forefront of that fight, Congress is by no means taking a back seat.
25 healthcare provider facilities are ranked by a ratio of net patient revenue per full-time employee. Source: Project Japan Metrics. Published September 24, 2018, pg. 34.
In North Dakota, around 50% of residents live in rural areas. As someone who represents a largely rural state, I recognize that these areas, across the country, face unique healthcare challenges due to their isolated locations.
Across the country, opioid overdoses and deaths have surged in recent years. In 2017, opioid overdose deaths hit a record high, taking the lives of 134 people every day. To save lives, we must maintain a federal response that is up to the challenge we're facing.
Members of the Aurora (Colo.) Police Department's SWAT team donned superhero costumes to rappel down the sides of Children's Hospital Colorado last week to surprise the young patients inside.
Having Medicare as an option will force private insurance companies to be more competitive, bringing down costs for everyone. It also tests the idea that Medicare is the right benefit for everyone by allowing consumers and businesses to choose for themselves.
While the 21st Century Cures Act was put into law in late 2016, lawmakers have only begun to see what the initiative can do to advance cutting-edge healthcare and promote the nation's overall health.
Like its namesake, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital isn't satisfied standing pat. The Hollywood, Fla., hospital is adding floors and has been pushing northward, expanding its services to Palm Beach County. New CEO Caitlin Beck Stella talks about the hospital's growth strategy.