After more than a decade of asking why factors such as race, ethnicity, income, gender and sexual orientation often correlate with worse health and healthcare quality for so many Americans, perhaps the biggest question is what can healthcare providers do about it.
There still is no connection between the price of new drugs and the cost of discovering and developing them, even though the pharmaceutical industry has argued for years that such a link was the primary justification for high prices.
A list of 161 hospitals or hospital groups, ranked by the five-year change in readmissions penalties, 2013-17. Institutions are all members of America's Essential Hospitals. Readmissions penalties are assigned by CMS Certification Number, so in hospital groups that share a single number, only the...
Telemedicine's rapid growth means more physicians will need to learn a proper “webside manner” so their patients will feel comfortable during virtual visits.
Membership in UPMC's health insurance division grew 8% in the past year, according to financial documents released Friday, giving UPMC a bigger foothold as it tries to operate peacefully with its rival Highmark Health.
A California judge on Friday rejected a request by physicians to immediately suspend a new state law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives.
ProMedica, a health system based in Toledo, Ohio, is in the middle of installing an Epic Systems Corp. electronic health record, and that transition led to some financial pain in the first half of 2016.
Congress told Medicare to stop putting Social Security numbers on beneficiary cards. But some industry experts question whether it's wise to go through the trouble to replace them with a new Medicare-specific ID.
Michigan's Bureau of Community and Health Systems opened the investigation after the Detroit News reported doctors had repeatedly voiced concerns about dirty surgical instruments.
David Hadley, the chief financial officer of Integris Health, will not return to the Oklahoma City-based hospital system after suffering an undisclosed injury.
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