Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Elliot Health System and Frisbie Memorial Hospital will jointly own a new company with Harvard Pilgrim Health Care that will share clinical information and financial risk for 80,000 New Hampshire patients.
Training in 21st century medicine must be aimed at creating health team leaders. They must be able to work closely with other professionals, understand population health and health policy, and know how to work within the social and economic constraints now reshaping their industry.
A list of critical-access hospitals by state, ranked by the number of CAHs as of Sept. 1, 2015. Source: Flex Monitoring Team. Published Oct. 5, 2015, p. 34.
Medicare could reduce spending with better care coordination for seniors who are too healthy for nursing homes but too frail to live without some support, researchers write in the journal Health Affairs.
A new report says that health insurance companies discriminate against people with hepatitis B and C by charging high out-of-pocket costs for drugs, but the industry lobby has called the analysis “very one-sided” and limited in scope.
California will become the fifth state to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives using doctor-prescribed drugs after Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday he signed one of the most emotionally charged bills of the year.
UT Southwestern Medical Center plans to bring its hospital campuses under a new joint operating company formed with Dallas-based Texas Health Resources. The new company will also include Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.
Millennials are using technology to measure fitness and achieve their own wellness goals at rates far higher than the rest of the adult population.
Federal regulators Monday ordered makers of some duodenoscopes to conduct post-market research on how disinfecting those devices works in medical settings. The move is in response to several recent outbreaks of antibiotic-resistant infections due to the scopes.