The healthcare industry saw fewer bankruptcies in the second quarter of 2018 compared with the first, according to law firm Polsinelli, breaking with eight quarters of record or near-record highs. But one report author doesn't expect the lull to stick.
As scrutiny tightens on drug middlemen and the significance of their role in spiking drug costs within Medicare Part D, health insurers are hitting back with data that show the most expensive drugs offer the lowest rebates.
A list of the nation's 25 largest healthcare executive search firms, ranked by total number of U.S. placements made for senior-level (senior VP and above) healthcare executives in 2017. Source: Modern Healthcare's 13th annual Executive Search Firms Survey.
More young nurses are opting to get advanced degrees, which could help fill gaps in primary care. But it could also take them away from patients' bedsides, according to a new survey.
A $375 million investment from Google's parent company, Alphabet, will help Oscar Health launch Medicare Advantage plans and deepen its presence in the individual and small-business markets.
Ohio's Medicaid department is directing its managed-care organizations to quit their contracts with pharmacy benefit managers because of opaque pricing practices and strike up new arrangements with transparent vendors.
St. Louis-based SSM Health signed letters of intent to sell three of its Missouri hospitals to University of Missouri Health Care and Mosaic Life Care. The health system said it expects the due diligence process to take a few months.
Teva Pharmaceutical's product is the first direct generic copy of the EpiPen, the life-saving automatic epinephrine injector that fueled a national debate on rising pharmaceutical prices.
Giving providers cost and risk information at the point of care might lead to fewer unnecessary tests and lower costs.
Montefiore's Burke Rehabilitation Hospital opened what it says is the nation's first family-caregiver resource center in a rehab hospital. They're also rare in acute-care hospitals, but efforts to reduce readmissions could convince hospitals to add them.
New Hampshire's example shows how the VA can work with private-sector hospitals to deliver care for veterans without long delays.