Many healthcare technology developers talk about Uber-izing healthcare—the way Uber ushered in a new transportation model that completely circumvented the taxi industry. But the Uber model may not work in an industry that has very entrenched interests, high hurdles to entry and a crowd that...
Mispriced plans in the Medicare Advantage and public exchange markets damaged Humana's business last year, and there's no certainty the insurer will turn things around this year.
A one page list of 21 OECD nations with universal coverage, ranked by percentage change of healthcare GDP from 2000 and 2013. Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Published: Feb. 8, 2016, p. 34.
Hospitals persuaded a federal appeals court to give new life to their legal fight to force HHS to work more quickly through a backlog of disputed findings by Medicare's controversial recovery audit contractors.
The health plan, a subsidiary of Northwell Health, signed up 91,193 members. Last year, it had 26,567 members. Much of that bump was likely the result of the demise of startup insurer Health Republic, which left 200,000 members without coverage when regulators shut it down.
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Tuesday held the first of three hearings for bills that would form companion legislation for the 21st Century Cures Act that passed the House last summer
Brookdale Senior Living, the nation's largest senior and assisted-living company, ended the final months of the year with flat revenue and a drop in occupancy as the company struggled to digest its $2.8 billion acquisition of Emeritus Corp.
The collaboration is a new take on a common theme: Telemedicine meets clinically integrated network. And it will allow faster and broader telemedicine adoption than if each health system tried to build its own independent program.
A number of doctors who face malpractice payments or hospital sanctions for sexual misconduct escape disciplinary actions from their state medical boards, according to a study.
Dr. Alan Kaplan was announced Tuesday as the next CEO of UW Health in Madison, Wis. Kaplan is currently executive VP and chief clinical transformation officer at UnityPoint, a regional health system based in West Des Moines, Iowa.
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