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.
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 nation's 60 largest healthcare management consulting firms, ranked by 2014 revenue from provider consulting fees. Source: Modern Healthcare's tenth annual Management Consultant Firms Survey. Published Aug. 24, 2015, p. 82.
The devastation of Hurricane Katrina 10 years ago presented New Orleans with the opportunity to re-imagine our healthcare system and determine how we could better provide care to residents.
Just two months before the opening of the third open enrollment season under the Affordable Care Act, state-based exchanges are looking for new ways to encourage people to sign up for health insurance.
Massachusetts has introduced legislation to require pricing transparency and allow some price caps. Six other states are following, all while Congress acknowledges that there's a problem but has yet to do anything about it.
The UPMC Health System, which has spent the past two years feuding with its largest commercial insurer, improved its financial standing in its fiscal 2015 by adding members to its own health plan.
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.