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Medicare readmissions program not causing observation stay spike

Medicare readmissions program not causing observation stay spike

MedPAC found that a CMS program to reduce hospital readmissions didn't cause a spike in observation stays. The report is in response to research that showed hospitals would put people in observation status to avoid penalties.

Ascension ramps up automation subsidiary

By Alex Kacik  |  June 18, 2018
Ascension ramps up automation subsidiary

The largest Catholic health system in the country launched its subsidiary Agilify, which looks to replace labor-intensive, repetitive tasks with software automation for organizations across all industries.

Gottlieb tops list of 50 Most Influential Physicians

By Modern Healthcare  |  June 16, 2018
Gottlieb tops list of 50 Most Influential Physicians

The 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders recognition program honors physicians working in all sectors of the healthcare industry who are steering their organizations and the healthcare delivery system through dynamic, challenging times.


Research

By the Numbers: Largest physician-staffing organizations

By the Numbers: Largest physician-staffing organizations

A list of the nation's 20 largest physician staffing firms ranked by number of physician recruiters as of June 2018, compiled by Modern Healthcare reporting in part with the National Association of Physician Recruiters. Envision Physician Services took the #1 spot as largest staffing organization.


People

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes charged with criminal fraud

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes charged with criminal fraud

Federal prosecutors indicted Elizabeth Holmes for allegedly defrauding investors, doctors and the public as the head of the once-heralded blood-testing startup Theranos. Federal prosecutors also brought charges against the company's former second-in-command.

Surveys

Construction & Design 2018

Construction & Design 2018

A Special Feature on 125 U.S. healthcare construction and design companies. Source: Modern Healthcare's 39th annual Construction & Design Survey. Published March 19, 2018.

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