Evolving payment models along with increasing amounts of publicly available data could present new compliance challenges for healthcare governing boards, according to new guidelines released by the federal government and industry groups.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force affirmed that women ages 50 to 74 should have a mammogram every two years. For women in their 40s it should be an individualized decision, the panel said, drawing immediate fire from radiologists.
A list of the nation's 11 largest for-profit hospital chains, ranked by 2014 revenue as reported to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Source: Modern Healthcare reporting. Published April 18, 2015, p. 30.
More than 6,400 registered nurses are expected to strike next week at the University of Chicago Medical Center and eight hospitals in California to highlight what they say are their concerns about staffing and patient care. But hospital officials say money is the real issue.
Oscar Insurance Corp. is poised to grow and expand significantly as more investors have poured money into the tech-driven health insurance startup.
Cardinal Health has agreed to pay $26.8 million as part of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission that sparked disagreement among the commissioners about the agency's appropriate role.
HCA once again leveraged its sheer size and organic growth strategy to maintain its position as the largest for-profit hospital chain in the country, according to Modern Healthcare's latest By the Numbers list.
Athenahealth COO Ed Park explains how the next generation of patient-centered information exchange will work and how his own company is pivoting into the hospital EHR market. Modern Healthcare interviewed Park during the 2015 HIMSS conference in Chicago.
About 7% of hospitals got the highest rating, 34% got the second-highest rating, and 19% got one of the two lowest possible scores in the CMS' new five-star ratings of more than 3,500 hospitals based on patient-satisfaction surveys.