Atlanta-based Emory Healthcare will partner with Stratus Healthcare, an affiliation of 21 hospitals around Georgia, to develop clinically integrated network and strengthen access to specialty care.
The Democratic candidate for president calls for more investment in early identification of mental illness as well as robust prevention efforts.
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...
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.
Piedmont Healthcare in Atlanta has signed a three-year contract with UnitedHealthcare after previously warning its commercial members that they would be treated as out-of-network patients. A two-month stalemate as the system negotiated its contract with the insurer caught customers in the middle.
California lawmakers are poised to pass a hard-fought bill this week to shield consumers from surprise out-of-network medical bills, despite continuing objections from physician groups.
Matrix Medical Network, a company used by insurers to assess the health of members, has a new majority owner after private-equity firm Frazier Healthcare Partners agreed to shell out $418 million Monday.
Telemedicine's rapid growth means more physicians will need to learn a proper “webside manner” so their patients will feel comfortable during virtual visits.
A clinical trial will test how laying out the calculus of various treatment options affects the healthcare decisions of minority patients with knee pain.
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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