A new Federal Communications Commission ruling could challenge medical-debt collectors seeking to contact patients on their cellphones.
See, sort and share the interactive gallery of this year's list. Read how these leaders are exerting their influence on the business and policy of healthcare and why U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts topped the list.
A list of the 20 largest biotechnology companies ranked by 12-month revenue as of June 30, 2015. Source: BioPharm Insight. Published Aug. 31, 2015, p. 35.
New Orleans' health officials have rebuilt a healthcare network in the city that some say is stronger today than before Katrina. But many say the city's mental health system hasn't experienced the same rebound as its medical care system.
Medicare Advantage has been held up as a source of solid growth for health insurers. Humana's reach and expertise in the market attracted Aetna's $37 billion buyout bid. But not all Advantage plans are benefiting from the enrollment wave.
A ruling Thursday by the National Labor Relations Board could complicate relations between healthcare organizations and their workers employed by staffing agencies. Healthcare staffing firms may become a target for unions looking to organize workers in multiple facilities in one fell swoop.
Help wanted in hiring RNs: Hospitals outsource recruitment of permanent nurses with hard-to-find skills
Some health systems now use recruitment process outsourcing firms, or RPOs, rather than their own HR departments. RPOs generally are contracted to handle the full range of hiring duties for non-executive positions, including initial outreach, interviewing, reference checks and orientation.
Only 21 states are planning to switch their workers' compensation claims to ICD-10 coding on Oct. 1. Four more have regulations in the works.
The CMS announced today that it is combating the skyrocketing cost of nursing home hospitalizations by injecting funds into the Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations among Nursing Facility Residents.
There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. Those stories and many more came from the pen of Dr. Oliver Sacks. Sacks, 82, died Sunday at his home in New York.