Roughly 12.7 million Americans signed up for a health plan on the federal and state insurance exchanges by the end of the Affordable Care Act's third open enrollment. But the exchanges still face industry criticism.
The CMS weighed in Friday on yet another federal argument against patient control and in favor of more fluid information sharing. The agency proposes modifying a key federal privacy rule covering patient records for drug- and alcohol-abuse treatment, and by default, behavioral health.
A list of the nation's 25 largest academic medical centers, ranked by the total number of residents and interns based on Medicare cost report figures, 2013. Source: American Hospital Directory. Published: Feb. 1, 2016, p. 34.
A doctor convicted of murder for prescribing exorbitant amounts of painkillers that left three patients dead was sentenced Friday to 30 years to life in prison. The doctor, who was accused of prescribing "crazy, outrageous amounts of medication" to patients who didn't even need the drugs,...
Twenty major U.S. corporations, including Coca-Cola Co. and hospital operator HCA, announced Friday that they would share data and expertise in an effort to curb their healthcare costs.
Some believe a federal appeals court decision over hospital classifications could lead to millions of dollars in savings for hospitals across the country. The court Thursday invalidated a Medicare regulation that says certain hospitals can't be classified as both rural and urban.
The healthcare industry, bolstered by the nation's hospitals and health systems, added 36,800 jobs in January.
An all-star group of health information technology experts, including representatives from a dozen of the top health IT system developers, will advise a private-sector initiative to survey and rate health IT products on interoperability.
A number of doctors who face malpractice payments or hospital sanctions for sexual misconduct escape disciplinary actions from their state medical boards, according to a study.
Lori Herndon, who began her career at AtlantiCare more than three decades ago as a nurse, will succeed David Tilton as president and CEO of the New Jersey subsidiary of Geisinger Health System.
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