A small number of hospitals and health systems are turning to the courts to challenge Anthem's new policies restricting outpatient imaging and emergency department coverage. Attorneys and industry experts disagree on the cases' merits.
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Home health agencies are treating sicker patients, yet they lack some of the basic tools needed to prevent infections.
April is National Minority Health Month. Along with the ongoing challenge of eliminating disparities in care, both insurance and access to care also vary based on race.
What could rein in rising drug prices? Project Japan sought to find out.
Along with the rest of the industry, Project Japan is eager to hear what President Donald Trump has to say about drug prices. But that's not all we are watching this week.
McKay-Dee Hospital in April 2017 opened a center specifically for patients experiencing a mental health crisis.
There's no one way to structure an ACO and help it succeed. Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization's COO offers some tips from the lessons they've learned since launching in 2012.
Doctors say a rare procedure that reuses transplanted kidneys has the potential to provide such organs to hundreds of individuals each year, but others doubt its overall impact to significantly address the ever-increasing demand for kidney donations.
Cancer patients can connect and be supported by others fighting the disease with a free patient navigation app.
Everyone in Washington agrees bold action to combat the opioid epidemic is long overdue. Yet the legislation advancing in Congress barely qualifies as a start.
In this unique two-day event on June 7-8 in Austin, Texas, Project Japan will bring together senior executives from hospitals and health systems, suppliers, payers, venture capitalists and others to share ideas on how to break down silos.
A nurse from Banner-University Medical Center in Tucson, Ariz., captured second place at the Boston Marathon, only her second marathon.
Evidence-based processes and protocols are used to ensure care is the same across all hospitals at the health systems ranked highest by IBM Watson Health.
A federal judge rejected the government's argument that insurers shouldn't be grouped together in the suit over cost-sharing reduction payments because their alleged damages would vary.
The FDA is encouraging drugmakers to conduct fewer clinical trials on certain proposed medication-assisted therapies for opioid use disorder, saying a streamlined approach will help patients access treatment quicker.
IBM Watson Health 15 Top Health Systems are listed by category in alphabetical order, along with 54 other health systems that together represent the top quintile of the 338 systems in the study. The 15 top systems are also compared in the aggregate based on nine measures, and results are broken down into four categories: National health system performance comparisons, large health system performance comparisons, medium health system performance comparisons, and small health system performance comparisons. Source: Truven Health Analytics, IBM Watson Health. Published April 23, 2018.
Testingers are teaming with states to hone physician and hospital referrals to food-assistance programs as congressional lawmakers clash over SNAP.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has said previously that he would sign the bill to impose work requirements on some people receiving Medicaid benefits.
The American Medical Association and the American Society of Addiction Medicine have developed a new way to reimburse physicians who treat patients for opioid use disorder.
Lawmakers push strict anti-abortion laws ahead of midterms, U.S. prescription drug spending rises ever so slightly, and big pasta pays pasta researchers.