The Federal Trade Commission extended its recent winning streak in healthcare cases Tuesday when a federal appeals court agreed that a 2010 hospital acquisition by Ohio's ProMedica system was illegal....
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' fundraising efforts on behalf of a not-for-profit group leading Obamacare enrollment efforts were limited to two previously disclosed phone calls, according to a report issued Monday by the U.S. Government Accountability Office....
While overall sales of the da Vinci Surgical System are on the decline, a number of small and rural hospitals are considering acquiring the pricey machine, believing it will help them attract and retain surgeons and appeal to patients....
Some hospital systems working to improve performance have turned the phrase "in a rut" into a constructive concept as they institute protocols to improve the consistency and efficiency of healthcare for patients....
Open-source software development is retaining the support of many healthcare information technology users, developers and security professionals despite the recent issues raised by the discovery of... FULL STORY »
Failure of health IT systems, poor coordination of patient care and lack of planning for expected drug shortages are all listed among the top concerns facing healthcare organizations in a new ECRI... FULL STORY »
The Federal Trade Commission extended its recent winning streak in healthcare cases Tuesday when a federal appeals court agreed that a 2010 hospital acquisition by Ohio's ProMedica system was illegal. FULL STORY »
By Steven Ross Johnson | April 21, 2014
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Little progress has been made toward adhering to national guidelines against the use of drugs containing codeine within hospital emergency department settings, despite concerns about prescribing them... FULL STORY »
Medicare accountable care organizations may find the incentive to manage healthcare quality and cost very weak. New research suggests patients frequently seek care outside of the ACOs they're... FULL STORY »
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' fundraising efforts on behalf of a not-for-profit group leading Obamacare enrollment efforts were limited to two previously disclosed phone calls, according to a... FULL STORY »
Mednax, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., announced its acquisition Monday of Fredericksburg (Va.) Anesthesia Associates, the third Virginia-based anesthesia practice to join the national medical group's... FULL STORY »
It was probably just a matter of time before it happened, but 2013 may have marked the first year that office visits to specialty physicians outnumbered office visits to primary-care doctors. FULL STORY »
Standard & Poor's lowered the credit rating for the faltering Daughters of Charity Health System in California by six notches, an unusually steep rating plunge that puts the organization at... FULL STORY »
With governor races in 36 states this fall, new faces in several governors' chairs could influence states' stances on Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act implementation and Medicaid expansion. FULL STORY »