A growing number of health systems, accountable care organizations and medical home-style practices are deploying care coordinators—which some call navigators. That is changing how patients get care and it's changing the jobs of doctors, nurses and other front-line providers.
Working closely with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi five years ago, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid achieved a treasured goal that had eluded Democratic leaders since Franklin Delano Roosevelt—enactment of a national health insurance program expanding coverage to most Americans.
A list of the nation's 23 largest physician staffing firms ranked by number of physician recruiters as of March 2015. Sources: NAPR, and Modern Healthcare reporting. Published March 30, 2015, p. 34.
Henry Ford Health System CEO Nancy Schlichting explains why the Detroit-based integrated system is doing well even as hospital admissions fall.
Aetna has changed how HIV drugs are listed within health plans sold on the exchanges after consumer groups criticized the health insurer's policy as discriminatory.
With their overnight vote before adjourning Friday morning, Senate Republicans joined their House counterparts in passing budget blueprints that set the stage for a fierce debate with the White House over the shape of the nation's healthcare system and appropriate levels of taxing and spending.
DaVita HealthCare Partners' CFO is stepping down from his post after less than two years in the role.
Technology giant Google and Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon announced they will work together to develop a platform integrating advanced robotic systems, imaging and data analytics.
Outgoing FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, in what she said was her final public address in the post, expressed serious concerns about patient harm that could occur because of the 21st Century Cures Act circulating on Capitol Hill.
Modern Healthcare Publisher and Vice President Fawn Lopez received the first-ever Gertrude Crain Award on Friday for her work in business-to-business publishing.